|The Áo Dài is one out of several traditional Vietnamese costumes worn (nowadays) primarily by women. It is the most popular national costume in Vietnam. |
Pronounced `Ao Yai` in the south, and `Ao Zai` in the north, the costume has had a short history relative to the country and people of Vietnam.
Early versions of the Ao Dai date back to the 1700`s, and were influenced by Chinese Imperial garb of the Qing dynasty, known as Qipao. Xem tiáº¿p...