Ao Dai – Vietnamese traditional dresses

Vietnamese dresses are not just a costume, but a glorious culture in Vietnam, carried about outlook in life of Vietnamese people, an expression of identity and spirit of Vietnam. Especially Ao Dai – no word is suitable for translating it. This truly showcases the national tradition behind this type of clothing in Vietnam.


For a long time, Ao dai has become a national symbol of Vietnam. Even though people don’t wear it as often as they did before, you can easily catch an image of high school students or a receptionist in Ao Dai.

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The beauty of Ao Dai for high school stusents

The Vietnamese wear Ao Dai in special occasions as graduation, weddings, or national holidays like Tet.

Ao Dai at Tet holiday

Depending on each event, designs and styles of Ao Dai range from simplicity to luxury. Ao Dai is always honored in the worldwide festivals or competitions like Ms. World, Ms. Earth, or international conference as APEC organized in Vietnam…


Ao Dai at The national costume portion of Miss Universe

epa00866057 Vietnam president Nguyen Minh Triet reads the 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economic leaders declaration with all leaders dressed in traditional Ao Dai Vietnamese costume, in Hanoi, Vietnam Sunday 19 November, 2006 at the close of the annual economic summit. Front row, L-R: Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang, Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, New Zealand's Prime Minister Helen Clark, Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Triet, China's President Hu Jintao, Chile's President Michelle Bachelet, Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Australia's Prime Minister John Howard. Back row, L-R: South Korea's President Roh Moo-hyun, Malaysia's Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Mexico's Economy Minister Sergio Alejandro García de Alba Zepeda, Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Michael Thomas Somare, Peru's First Vice President Luis Giampietri, U.S. President George W. Bush, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, Thailand's Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont, Taiwan's representative Morris Chang, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. EPA/HOANG DINH NAM / POOLAo Dai at APEC 

In some events related to Vietnam, many foreign artists decide to wear Ao Dai as a movement to show their respect and friendliness to the Vietnamese. This will be an ideal souvenir for foreign tourists upon leaving Vietnam, to remind them of a beautiful country that they have been to.

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