The Vietnamese “Ao Dai”, the long gown worn with trousers by Vietnamese women, has become the symbol of the Vietnamese feminine beauty, and the pride of the Vietnamese people. … The Ao Dai was Lord Nguyen’s way to show his respect of the culture of the Cham and to win over their support.
Do Vietnamese still wear Ao Dai?
History of Ao Dai Vietnam for men
Over time, the design of Ao Dai for men has not undergone much change. Today, it is just used in the traditional ceremonies or Tet holiday and worn most by Vietnamese men of the older generation.
What does white Ao Dai mean?
The color of one’s Ao Dai is an indication of the age and status of the Vietnamese woman. Mostly, younger women wear white Ao Dais to symbolize their youthfulness and purity. They wear more pastel shades as they grow older but stay unmarried.