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Friday, June 29, 2012

Cheongsam Wedding Dress

Cheongsam Wedding Dress

For a traditional bride who wants an Asian wedding dress it can be a daunting task to find one; you may have to order online and then find a seamstress to finish it to your personal specifications. Here are some interesting facts about the beautiful Asian wedding dresses..

Red is the traditional color of Asian bridal wear, the dresses are made of rich fabrics in bright colors and adorned with ornate embroidery and beading. The dresses are representative of traditional dresses worn by the brides of that culture. The Asian bride usually doesn't wear a veil that covers her face, instead an ornate headpieces is what they most often wear. While each Asian country has their own form of traditional dress and style they do all tend to be ornately detailed and use rich fabrics.

Cheongsam, a Southern Chinese bride, as is custom, wears a bright red dress in China this symbolizes luck. The Cheongsam is a two piece gown. It is embroidered with dragons and a phoenix and typically done for the most part in gold, the edges of the skirt and jacket usually have a gold trim also. The traditional bridal crown has beading and fabric balls on top, it's very ornate is often one of the most expensive pieces of the outfit.

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