Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World

White dress became fashionable and has become an essential symbol of the wedding ceremony only in the XIX century thanks to Queen Victoria. She became the first woman to put on her wedding dress white. Until this momentous moment the woman choose an outfit that matched the fashion of the era.

Norway

Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World
At the wedding, as well as other celebrations wear bunad – A traditional Norwegian costume.

Nowadays, you rarely see the bride in something that is not white. However, some people, especially in Asia and Africa, young people prefer the national wedding suit. Photo Credit – Saimlunde_teamphysix

Japan

Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World
In Japan, the bride throughout the ceremony often wears dresses and two more – white and red.

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Ghana, West Africa

Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World
Traditional Ghanaian wedding is very bright and colorful. National wedding dress can be a variety of colors and patterns. Each family has its own pattern.

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Romania

Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World
Today, the majority of Romanian newlyweds prefer to marry clothing modern style. However, in remote parts of the country still held traditional ceremonies. In every region of your wedding dress.

Photo Credit – Weddinginspiration.eu

Sami, Northern Europe

Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World
We indigenous people of Lapland traditional clothes can tell a lot about the owner. For example, square buttons mean that the person is married, and the round – free.

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Sri Lanka

Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World
The bride is usually the center of attention at a wedding. However, if you find yourself on a traditional wedding in Sri Lanka, you can not take the eye and from the groom.

Photo Credit – Aki_amz

India

Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World
In Indian culture, the bride traditionally wear red or pink wedding dress. In the northern regions of the married woman wears a bindi (red dot) on her forehead.

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Scotland

Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World
In Scotland, the bride traditionally wears a kilt of his clan. After the ceremony, he throws a scarf with the colors of his clan on the shoulders of the young wife to mark its entry into a new family.

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Pakistan

Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World
While in Pakistan are Muslims, their traditions are very similar to Indian. The most common – patterned decoration bride’s hand henna and red wedding dress.

Photo Credit – Pakistanibride

Ethiopia

Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World
Ethiopia is the only country in Africa, where Christianity – the official religion. Most Ethiopians belong to the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. That is why their marriage is very similar to the Greek and Russian.

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Indonesia

Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World
Indonesian wedding vary depending on the island. In this small country of more than 300 ethnic groups and six religions, so that it is literally riddled with a variety of cultural traditions.

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China

Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World
Traditional Chinese wedding color – red. A white symbolizes the time for mourning and funerals. After the ceremony, the groom removes the red veil from the bride’s head.

Photo Credit – Aqb214

Hawaii

Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World
In traditional Hawaiian wedding, the groom is dressed all in white. Also, no wedding is complete without a floral garlands. Brides are often decorated with fresh flowers hair.

Photo Credit – Champagneandcake

Malaysia

Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World
Most wedding ceremonies held on the Muslim tradition. Brides choosing a purple dress, purple or cream.

Photo Credit – Photoplays

Yemeni Jews

Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World
Most Jewish communities do not have any definite wedding dresses. But Yemenite Jews – exception: girls marry in the clothes, which they inherited from their ancestors.

Photo Credit – Yemenite_house

South Korea

Traditional Wedding Dresses Around The World
The country once again gaining popularity of the traditional wedding. According to ancient tradition, the groom must carry the bride on the back around the table. This means that a young woman can rely on my husband.

Photo Credit – Hellosonia

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