The traditional women’s dress in Vietnam is called “Ao Dai”. And this attire is one of the most feminine and attractive folk outfits around the world because of the special cut, delicate fabrics, and a variety of colors. It’s wonderful how this traditional clothing not only survived throughout the centuries but didn’t lose its popularity and status. Contemporary Ao Dai apparel is made from modern fabrics, including silk, velvet, silk chiffon, linen, stretch cotton, silk brocade, etc, decorated with modern prints, and complemented with modern accessories, but it looks almost the same as centuries ago.
Here is a variety of striking contemporary Ao Dai garments worn today. You can easily meet Vietnamese ladies wearing Ao Dai in the street – this attire is favored by many in daily life and for special occasions. Even women from other parts of the planet, when come to Vietnam, like to try an Ao Dai on because it’s truly pretty.
And sometimes, Vietnamese Ao Dai can be even more festive and ornate. Like these outfits: