Cheongsam, Kimono, Hanbok, Ao Dai, which One Is Better?

Oriental Dress

Oriental Dress

When it comes to the oriental dress culture, the majority of people will think about the meaningful and subtle cheongsams, elegant and delicate kimonos, dignified and elegant hanboks, heave and elegant Ao Dai. All those dresses can be called as the most representative clothes for the culture of their own countries. And they can not only add a beautiful color for their culture and at the same time, they also show their amazing culture to the world, which can make the culture be one beautiful scene in the world. Which one do you prefer among so many beautiful dresses? Now let’s have a look at those beautiful dresses together. These four kinds of dresses can be viewed as the most representative garments of oriental country cultures.

The Chinese cheongsam, which is the representative of Chinese dresses.

Chinese Cheongsam

Chinese Cheongsam

Cheongsams are elegant, noble and sexy. The way to show sexiness is different from the simple ones. This kind of dress is the traditional dress for those Chinese women. And this kind of dress is called as the essence of Chinese fashion culture and the country clothes for women. It is the representative of the long history of Chinese fashion culture about dresses.

Chinese Cheongsam

Chinese Cheongsam

When it comes to the Chinese dresses, there is one sentence goes like that: god has made a bible for everyone, however he made a cheongsam just for those Chinese women. If we think about this carefully, we may find that this is true and it is so interesting. Maybe the shoulders of the Western people are wider than us, so it is not suitable for them to wear the typical Chinese dress. Or even those petite Japanese women, they are not so suitable to wear Chinese dresses, which can be very strange by the way. Only those typical Chinese women can show the unique charm of this amazing dress.

Chinese Cheongsam

Chinese Cheongsam

It can be said that the Chinese dress has unlimited temptation for every oriental woman. These dresses are so beautiful, so elegant, so delicate, which can be one dream for all those women. Such dresses can also reveal the calmness, beauty, elegance of the oriental women very well. Each woman who dressed in a Chinese dress will attract lots of attention from others. And they will be the beautiful scene forever.

Chinese Cheongsam

Chinese Cheongsam

Chinese dresses have perfect flowing lines, as well as the elegant and delicate poem like feelings and at the same time, one kind of elegance which we can only see from the pictures can also be revealed. Cheongsams make many women fall in love with Chinese culture and make them have the water like temperaments, which can make the women be fresh and innocent. But at the same time, the slit can make them very sexy.

 

Chinese Cheongsam

Chinese Cheongsam

The exquisite point of the cheongsam is the stiff standing collar and the appropriate waistline. When a woman chooses to wear a cheongsam like this, her figure shape will be revealed more convex, which can be very sexy. One collar, one slit, one cheongsam can give us one beauty. And the cheongsams can give us an attractive melody of romance, in which we can feel thousands of charms. The sexy slit of the Chinese dress can be viewed as one important design of the dress, because it can show the sexy temperaments without any effort.

Cheongsam, it has already surpassed any other dresses and been the leading role of those general sense of clothing; it can be the shiniest thing in the street. This kind of the oriental beauty and the oriental charm of the cheongsams have become classic history, and no clothes can surpass this magic.

The Japanese kimonos

 Japanese Kimono

Japanese Kimono

Kimono is one kind of Japanese traditional ethnic costumes, and it is also one of the most worth treasure which they can show to the world. And the Japanese kimonos have been viewed as the cultural heritage, which has played an important role in Japanese culture. With the development of the era background and customs, the Japanese kimonos have stood the pondering test, and born to win the love of Japanese people. And the designs of the Japanese kimonos are made from the appreciation for the Japanese nation regarding landscape and the attachment to the local customs, and such clothes can even show the humanism and exquisite environment related feelings.

 Japanese Kimono

Japanese Kimono

Kimono also has another name called “the curtain used to enjoy the scene of flowers”, because of that the pattern and color of the kimono reflecting the specific images of nature, when people walk when they wearing the kimonos, a dynamic feeling will be given along with the walk steps of the person. And the patterns of the Japanese kimonos can usually be the sakura flowers, which is also one kind of Japanese culture treasure. This flower is the national flower, just like peony to China.

 Japanese Kimono

Japanese Kimono

Every set of beautiful Japanese kimono should be carefully laid out, and they will pay attention to every detail and steps when they try on the dress. So, no matter you are sitting or standing, you should all need to learn complete training through the professional teachers, and then you can become the one with perfect etiquette both inside and outside.

 

 Japanese Kimono

Japanese Kimono

Korean hanbok

Korean Hanbok

Korean Hanbok

People in Korea will usually think that the hanbok has three beautiful points, which can be namely viewed as the sleeve curve, white half collar and the shape of the skirt. Lines of the hanbok have the beauty of curves and straight feelings, especially those hanboks for women. The jacket is short and the skirt is long, the upper part of the shirt is thinner and the lower part of the dress is thicker, which cam be dignified and elegant. Those Korean hanboks have ancient philosophy, and they are not only beautiful, but they also have the practicability.

Korean Hanbok

Korean Hanbok

Hanbok (one kind of the Korean clothing) can also hide the shortcomings of the body, so that those women who have short body will seem high, those women who have thin figures look fuller, that is to say such dresses can be used to add the beauty to women. Hanbok (Korean clothing) is able to perform as the costumes with all feelings according to the color and the cloth of the clothing. Generally speaking, the upper shirt will use bright color, and the dress part will use classical dark color, this collocation can be the most traditional.

 

Korean Hanbok

Korean Hanbok

The beauty of hanbok can be appreciated from the appearance of the lines, the color of the fabric and the changes of the decorations. Such dresses can be used to stress the elegance ofthe soft lines of female’s neck, V-shaped collar or cuff curves can soften and highlight the gentle feeling of the women naturally both from inner and outer sides.

From the shirt to the skirt, the vertical lines can show the dignified, virtuous feelings. The skirt’s spreading fine lines from top to bottom gradually can increase the beauty and elegance of the women. The line of beauty can also be adopted in man clothing.

The characteristics of hanbok are the color, lines, decorations, which can be very casual. You can use two or more colors, to range the colors beyond a simple design. And you should also design the dress according to the five elements of the dualistic philosophy and take the influence into the consideration. Pattern, edge decorations can also add the beauty to hanbok.

Vietnam aodai
Ao dai is Vietnam’s national dress, the shape is just like the tradition Chinese dress called as cheongsam, they can all be used to expose the women’s graceful figures from the line of the dresses. Those people who have been to Vietnam will see such a beautiful scenery, that is those high school girls wearing a white traditional Vietnamese fashion ao dai, it has also become one business card for the a country of Vietnam been famous around the world.

They put the flag on the body

Vietnam aodai

Vietnam aodai

The center of the flag of Vietnam is a golden star, which represents the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam, and the red color represents the revolution and the victory. Those women who dare to wear the flag on the body, we can find more confidence of the Vietnamese people and the pride of them because of their own country. The national pride sense and identity sense can also show the cultural inclusive and absorbing of a country.

The palace ao dai

Vietnam aodai

Vietnam aodai

Ao dai have become one of the most important symbols of Vietnam culture for a long time. We can find in the ancient book, it said like that:” ao dai, the long dress, are so elegant and it can make us be free as we are in the sky.” The history of Vietnam ao dai is just like cheongsam, which has only one hundred years. And the original shape is just the Qi zhuang which come from the Qing dynasty. The difference is that the slit of this kind of dress is up to the waistline, more than the Chinese dresses. There is no doubt that the reason is the hot weather.

 

Vietnam aodai

Vietnam aodai

Enchanting graceful ao dai is emerged from the traditional Chinese cheongsam, and those Vietnamese girls with a slim waist can wear it to the most graceful posture. However Ao dai’s development is not only from the Chinese cheongsam, it also learned from the European dresses, especially that nutrition from French fashion designs. Bright color, the round shoulders, the shirt tailoring processes cans all make ao dai send more beauty.

Vietnam aodai

Vietnam aodai

Ao dai choose silk as the typical material, which has a light texture.  And the length of the skirt is to the ankle, the slits to the waist and the simplified color can be chosen by people. Women can choose the dresses on their own. And they will choose the same color or white slacks to make a collocation.

Vietnam aodai

Vietnam aodai

White ao dai which is on behalf of the innocent girls
Ao dai’s strict norms of cutting style represent the tradition which will never change after years and years of the Vietnamese women. In the past Ao dai’s color represents the age and region, the young girl uses pure white, the unmarried woman uses soft pink, married women uses dark colors, the North Vietnamese female prefer yellow colors. Sino Vietnamese female prefer the color of red sandalwood, and more South Vietnamese women will choose white or embroidery patterns.

Vietnam aodai

Vietnam aodai

The Vietnamese high schools have a rule that the school clothing should be the traditional Ao daiand make them as uniforms, the color of the uniform should be white. Travel in Vietnam, you will see a lot of girls wearing these uniforms, swarming, or riding a bicycle, or walking by the side of the road, which can leave very pure memory for us. If you like it, you can also choose one ao dai from the shop and to find whether you are suitable to wear such dresses.

The beauty of ao dai wins in the time when there is wind blowing. The slit which is opened to the waistline and the megaphone shaped trousers can strengthen the usefulness of daily life, and this also makes Ao dai be more delicate and heave elegant. Whenever the breeze is blowing, the skirt fluttering in the wind just like lotus swaying in the wind, which can make the air be full of fragrance and poetic, which can make people fall in love with this scene.

One white dress, with the fluttering straps, and the flowery smile, such dresses can make those girls look like a group of elves walking in the world, like the most beautiful angels in the world, and like a single spotless white lotus, gently swaying in the wind, blossoming with its unique natural beauty. How can you say no to this amazing scenery?

So after reading all these tips, which one do you prefer? The cheongsam? The kimono? The hanbok? Or the ao dai? If you like them all, you can find them from those online shops and try to find out whether you are suitable to wear such amazing dresses.

 

Vietnam aodai

Vietnam aodai

 

 

 

 

 

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