Wedding Dresses of every country reflects their culture, traditions and heritage. So much that a wedding dress is an identity in itself. Here are some of the beautiful traditional wedding dresses from around the world:
Indonesia has over 17,000 islands and so weddings here vary greatly depending on where people live and which of the 300+ ethnic groups they belong to. The traditional red wedding outfit is crafted from velvet and adorned with vibrant embroidery. Usually the outfits have a great amount of bling and shine and look very grand.
In Turkmenistan, a bride traditionally wears a red dress and embellished headdress. Talismans and a forward-facing veil are meant to protect her against evil forces.
During a wedding ceremony in Thailand, brides dress themselves in traditional Thai costumes based on one of six distinct periods of Thai history. The outfit is delicate and elegant and we simply love the intricate threadwork on it.
The color red is considered a symbol of love and prosperity, and traditional wedding dresses in China often come in red with gold or silver embroidery.
In Sri Lankan tradition, brides wear a gold, cream, or red sari and wedding jewelry as well as a hair ornament. The groom wears a mul anduma, an ornately draped outfit that can take over 30 minutes to put on.
In Indian culture, pink or red wedding dresses are often the garment of choice for brides. Brides can choose to wear either a saree or a lehenga, depending on the region they belong to.
Traditional wedding outfits of Ghana are very colourful and every family has its own cloth pattern that features on the bride and groom’s wedding outfits.
In a traditional Kazakh wedding, brides typically wear a headdress known as a “Saukele” as well as a facial veil. The Saukele is usually prepared long before the girls reach the age of marriage.