Every country in the world has some traditions, culture or innovations to be proud of. For example, China has famous procelain, Japan has many modern electric machines,..and so does Vietnam. "Ao dai" is one of very profound impressions about Vietnam. We are proud of "Ao Dai" because of its history, beauty, the significance of the attire upon Vietnamese women and all things that it shows for pure beauty.
First, the description about "Ao Dai" is the reason for its expanding throughout the country in a very short time compared to hte country's history. About the origin, "Ao Dai" originated in Vietnam, meaning "long dress" is a traditional attire worn by Vietnamese women since the early 1900s and is still worn today. The very interesting thing that: like "Ao Dai", Vietnam is a long country on the Far East coast of Asia. This thing makes it become more respectable for Vietnamese people with a full love for the country. It appears to flatter every figure. Its body hugging top flows over wide trousers that brush the floor. Especially, comfort has not been forgotten at the expense of fashion and beauty. Splits in the gown allows the wearer freedom of movement and despite covering the whole body to make it comfortable and easy to move in. The materials of "Ao Dai" are very various, but it usually fits with "Mussolini." "Mussolini" is beautiful, thin, and elegant fabrics in a wide range of colors. Vietnamese found it very beautiful and inexpensive; therefore, they used it to develop attires for women. Because of its beauty and comfort, it becomes the national costume for ladies rapidly throughout the country.
Although "Ao Dai" orginated in Vietnam, there were three important forms of cultures, which are responsible fo rthe development of the style within the attire. First and most influential culture was Chinese. The Chinese culture had influenced mostly on Vietnamese culture. China controlled Vietnam for about 1,000 years; conse...
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