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Kamis, 26 Agustus 2010

Hanbok : Traditional Korean Wedding Dress

Hanbok  is the traditional Korean dress. It is often characterized by vibrant colors and simple lines without pockets and worn as semi-formal or formal wear during traditional festivals and celebrations. But this present hanbok worn as traditional Korean wedding dress.

The bride's hanbok consists of jeogori, a blouse shirt or a jacket and chima, a wrap-around skirt, which is usually worn full. The ensemble is often called chima jeogori.

The groom's hanbok consists of jeogori, baggy pants called baji, and an overcoat called turumagi.

Selasa, 24 Agustus 2010

Traditional Italian Wedding Dress

In the past, an Italian bride did not wear a white dress but instead a dress in the color green (which symbolized fertility). Today most Italian women do opt for the color white to wear on their special day.


Jumat, 20 Agustus 2010

Tartan Wedding Dress

Tartan is worn by Scottish brides, either on her plain white gown trimmed with tartan ribbons, as a tartan shawl draped around her shoulders or tied as a sash at her waist. Celtic embroidery, such as the Celtic knotwork (which symbolizes eternal love) might also be incorporated into her dress. Scottish grooms and groomsman typically wear traditional Highland outfits, including kilts, vests, sporrans (leather pouches), jackets, hose and ghillies (authentic Highland footwear). The groom will wear his family tartan attached with a large brooch on the shoulder of his jacket, and a Skean Dhu (which means 'black dagger' in Gaelic) tucked into the top of his kilt hose. [source : Scottish Wedding Attire]

Batak Karo Wedding Dress

Batak Karo brides wears a red blouse-dress with Bura Sidiberu necklace and a unique Tapak Sulaiman ring. For lower dress, the brides wears Gatip dan Uis Nipis (a traditional fabric of Batak Karo tribe). 

The Bride-grooms wears a suit of coat and white shirt for the main dress. And for the complement are  Bura Sidilaki necklace, Sidilaki wristband, Uis and  Gatip (a sarong that sets on waist) in same motif with the brides.

Rabu, 18 Agustus 2010

Holoku : A Hawaii Traditional Wedding Dress

Traditional Hawaiian wedding dresses are called holoku and were originally copied from missionary outfits with long sleeves and sensible! Today modern holoku wedding dresses are either strapless or with thin straps and then fitted, they look very similiar to most wedding dresses. The material is normally white with a white pattern or flower embossed onto the dress. [source : Hawaiian Wedding Dress]

Jumat, 13 Agustus 2010

Victorian Styles Wedding Dress

This is a princess or v cut bodice the center of the v is filled with a thin or gauze type fabric with a tight collar around the neck line. Sleeves can be either long or short but are almost always puffed. Skirt length can be either short or long but almost always consists of multiple layers.