Traditional Asian Wedding Clothes
Are you interested in learning about traditional Asian wedding clothes? This article will illustrate some of the diversity and spectacle of weddings of the Asian continent.
- Armenia. A red wedding dress made of silk is traditional for an Armenian wedding.
- China. In China, as in other parts of Asia, red is used heavily for weddings. The bride's gown, groom's clothing and decorations will all be red.
- India. India is well known for its incredibly elaborate weddings. The bride will wear an elaborate red, pink or red-on-white sari; her hands will be dyed with Henna in beautiful patterns, and adorned with plenty of jewelry! Indian brides wear a great deal of jewelry in the nose, on the fingers and toes, and around the neck. The groom's attire will be a less elaborate and topped with a traditional Turban.
- Japan. Japanese weddings are also quite elaborate, and the color contrast can be eye-popping. A Japanese bride is painted entirely white! She wears a pure white kimono with a hood that is worn over the head like a veil.
- Pakistan. Pakistani wedding clothes are similar to those of India. The bride will wear a red sari, with a red veil and much jewelry. Again, the hands and feet are painted in Henna; in this case, the patterns will reflect traditional Central Asian Islamic art.
- Tibet. In Tibet, weddings are complex, formal and ceremonial, with many steps. The bride wears a white gown made of wool.
With these tips, you should be aware of some of the traditional wedding clothes of Asia. Remember though, that if you plan a traditional Asian weddings, there will be many traditional steps to take involving gifts, decorations, and reception behavior.