Vietnamese Ao Dai shouldn’t be solely a type of nationwide costume but in addition comprises a wealthy historical past, cultural traditions, aesthetic conceptions, nationwide consciousness and the spirit of the Vietnamese folks.
Vietnamese artist Chiron Duong interprets the symbolism of the garment in his “Portraits of Ao Dai” photographic sequence.
The comfortable, mild and discreet fantastic thing about the Vietnamese Ao Dai is proven by its excessive neck, comfortable spherical shoulders and two swish sleeves.
For him, Ao Dai is each an adjective and a noun. Ao Dai simply evokes , rustic, easy, seductive Vietnamese ladies and comprises many reminiscences.
By many adjustments of society and occasions, the Ao Dai has at all times been a wonderful image of the nationwide tradition, the pleasure of Vietnamese folks.
ART- PHOTOGRAPHS | CHIRON DUONG
M.U.A| KHIET AN
MODEL| HO KIEU ANH, NGAN BUI, TRINH PHAN