10-11-11 Vietnamese national women’s dress includes a long, high-necked silk tunic that is slit at the sides to the waist. Here the solid-color, pastel tunics are worn over matching full-length skirts, common to northern Vietnam, but they also are worn over white or black silk pants in the central and southern regions. The costume is called áo dài (pronounced “ow zai”). This costume actually was created in the 1920s, during the period of French rule, when Vietnamese nationalists envisione...
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PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 25: A model from Vietnam showcases traditional Vietnamese clothing during the fashion show of migrants as part of the multicultural festival Refufest 2013 at the Kampa Island on May 25, 2013 in Prague, Czech Republic.