thailand avaThere are not so many folk clothing museums in Thailand, so when traveling to this country, don’t miss these few folk museums, especially if you’re interested in traditional costumes. You can’t understand another country’s culture fully without learning at least something about its national apparel. Folk clothes can tell us so much. Besides, Thai folk costume museums are really interesting. So, while visiting Thailand, go to a folk museum because there are so many unique and curious objects displayed there – intricate gold jewelry, colorful costumes, various traditional weapons, frightening ceremonial masks, vintage skillfully-made accessories, dolls in folk garments, etc.

Thai monk avaBuddhism is the most common religion in Thailand. You can see lots of Buddhist monks in this country, wearing their distinctive traditional saffron-colored robes. They are plain in cut and design but, actually, these clothes aren’t that simple at all. First of all, you’ll be surprised as to what fabric is used to make a Buddhist robe. So, let’s get a closer look and find out how do Thai monks wear their regular garments.

Ikat avaThe ikat is a special dyeing technique achieved by binding the sections of thread before weaving to give the fabric a certain pattern. The ikat fabric is very popular in Southeast and Central Asia, Africa, and Latin America. But today, we’re going to show you the ikat silk weaving in Surin, Thailand. In this area, people use silk garments dyed and woven by the ikat technique. Such a cloth is especially culturally valuable because of the amount of work and skill needed to hand-produce it.

Thai dress avaThe traditional female attire in Thailand is always feminine and figure-hugging. But at the same time, these garments look modest. How do they do it? How can they manage to look nice and business-like in those tight dresses? But somehow they do. We offer you ten most beautiful and elegant Thai women’s traditional outfits, so-called “chut thai” costumes. See for yourself that the casual and most formal royal dresses differ from each other very little in the matter of a cut and shape.

thailand avaThe traditional costume in Thailand is called “chut thai” (the translation is “Thai dress”). It is charming – bright and delicate, fitting and modest at the same time. But, like many other people in the world, locals seldom use their folk outfit in everyday life. Nevertheless, you can see lots of Thais dressed in the national clothing during the ethnic festivals, celebrations, weddings, and other special occasions. But the most extraordinary chut thai are women’s Thai formal dresses. They totally deserve to be called royal outfits.