ASEAN Attire: Southeast Asian Countries National Costumes

National costumes of all the countries in Southeast Asia are listed here. This collection of ASEAN countries costumes was well presented at the exhibition which shows the difference of all Southeast Asian nations and their cultures. Explore the collection of ASEAN attire for female and male.

ASEAN Countries Costume

This was a cultural exhibit showcasing Southeast Asian traditional attire. The exhibit featured traditional ASEAN attires like the terno and the barong Tagalog from the Philippines; Peranakan costumes from Singapore; the ao dai and ao gam from Vietnam; the xout lao from Laos; and Khmer traditional wedding attire from Cambodia. It also showcased Indonesia’s kebaya and jas betawi, Myanmar’s yinzi and tike-pon; Thailand’s traditional costumes; and Malaysia baju kurung and baju melayu.

Thai National Costume

National costume for men and women of Thailand. Traditional Thai clothing is called Chut Thai, meaning 'Thai outfit'.

Thailand National Costumes

Traditional Thai attire for female consists of a lower attire called pha nung (long strip of cloth wrapped around the waist), a blouse, and a pha biang (silk breast wrapper).

Traditional Thai attire for men includes a pha chung hang (wraparound cloth on lower body), a Raj pattern shirt (shirt with a standing collar and buttoned vertical opening), a pha biang (shawl-like garment) and optional knee-length white socks.

Khmer National Costume

National costumes for men and women of Cambodia. These are the traditional styles of dress worn by the Khmer people.

Cambodian National Costumes

Khmer traditional wedding attire from Cambodia is made of silk.

Khmer traditional attire for female is in a traditional pattern style with a tube skirt with a fold in front. The top of this national costume is a tube top with a ribbon.

Khmer traditional attire for male is trousers in the sampot - a piece of cloth through the entangled pants. Also traditional silk shirt is worn.

Burmese National Costume

National costumes for men and women of Myanmar. The most widely recognized Burmese national costume is the longyi (sheet of cloth, often sewn into a cylindrical shape and worn around the waist, running to the feet).

Burmese National Costumes

Longyis worn by female as part of the national costume are called htamein with multi-coloured and floral patterns. Burmese women wear blouses called eingyi. This style of eingyi buttoned at the front is called yinzi. Burmese women also typically don a shawl.

Longyis worn by male are called pahso and are generally in stripes or checks apart from plain colours. Burmese men wear a Manchu Chinese jacket called a tike-pon eingyi over a mandarin collar shirt.

Lao National Costume

National costumes for men and women of Laos. Laotian national costume is called Xout lao, which literally means 'Lao outfit'.

Lao National Costumes

Traditional Lao attire for female typically includes a sinh (handmade traditional skirt with pattern) matching in colors with a pha biang (silk breast wrapper) and a silk suea pat (long-sleeved shirt with no buttons).

Traditional Lao attire for male is typically a white silk Nehru-style jacket with a pha biang of checkered patterns on the left shoulder. Long trousers are worn traditionally.

Malay National Costume

National costumes for men and women of Malaysia.

Malay National Costumes

Traditional attire for Malay women is the Baju Kurung, a knee-length blouse worn over a long skirt, known as sarong. The blouse is long-sleeved and usually collarless, while the sarong has pleats on one side. A tudong (headscarf, worn as interpretation of the Islamic hijab) is also worn.

Traditional costume for Malay men is the Baju Melayu, a long-sleeved shirt, which is worn over trousers. Baju Melayu is usually accompanied with a short sarong, called samping, which is wrapped around the hips. It is also accompanied with a tengkolok (headgears made from long songket cloth folded and tied in a particular style).

Singaporean National Costume

National costumes for men and women of Singapore. The traditional costume of Singapore is the Peranakan costume, which represents the combination of Malays and Chinese, combining the various cultures and races of Singapore.

Singaporean National Costumes

Traditional Singaporean attire for female comprises of a blouse called Kebaya and a long skirt or Sarong. The national costume is heavily embroidered and fitted with embellished designs. The skirt is either woven or made of batik pattern fabric.

Traditional Singaporean attire for male is batik men's shirts (hand-drawn or stamp batik) and long trousers.

Vietnamese National Costume

National costumes for men and women of Vietnam.

Vietnamese National Costumes

Vietnam’s national dress Ao Dai is a long, split tunic worn over silk trousers. Ao Dai is worn with the conventional snug collar and buttoned down on the left side to the waist, with no crease in front or back.

The female dress Ao Dai flows with graceful lines from a tight waist down to the heels.

Ao Gam, a modified Ao Dai made with thicker fabric, is a traditional brocade tunic for men. The male dress extends only to the knees.

Indonesian National Costume

National costumes for men and women of Indonesia. The most widely recognized Indonesian national attires include batik and kebaya.

Indonesian National Costumes

The traditional Indonesian attire for female includes a kebaya (long sleeved tunic) in satin design embellished with golden brocade. Kebaya is usually worn with a sarong.

The traditional Indonesian attire for male is a formal Javanese men’s shirt or beskap also called Jas Betawi, which is known internationally as the Nehru Jacket.

Filipino National Costume

National costumes for men and women of Philippines.

Filipino National Costumes

The national attire for Filipina women is terno, which is characterized by its flattened, pleated sleeves creating a semi-circle above the shoulders, otherwise known as “butterfly sleeves”.  

The traditional attire for men is barong tagalog, an embroidered long-sleeved formal shirt for men. It is traditionally made with sheer textiles and worn untucked over an undershirt with belted trousers and dress shoes.

Brunei National Costume

National costumes for men and women of Brunei.

Brunei National Costumes

The traditional attire for female in Brunei is baju kebaya. Brunei’s version of baju kebaya consists of two pieces: a short kebaya and kain batik as the skirt.

The national dress of Brunei for male is Baju Cara Melayu attire, which comes in two main parts: the baju (long-sleeved shirt) with raised stiff collar known as the cekak musang collar and the trousers called celana. Samping, a skirt-type adornment, is also added as well as the headgear called the tengkolok.

National Costume Rental

National costume rental is a popular service that helps visitors to better experience the culture of different countries and get some great photos at historical sites. National costume rental is available in ASEAN countries as well. If you are planning to travel there anytime soon, check for national costume rental online offers in different Southeast Asian countries and cities.

Thai Costume Rental

Renting Thai traditional clothes is a fantastic way to immerse yourself in the rich culture and heritage of Thailand.

Thai Costume Rental in Bangkok

Use the service of Thai Costume Rental by One More Thai in Bangkok and wear exclusive high-end pure handmade Thai clothes to visit famous temples in Bangkok. All Thai clothes here are exclusively hand-dyed with Thai silk, coupled with the unique ancient weaving method, the clothes will show different luster according to different light, which is different from the plain fabrics on the market, and has excellent color rendering! The store is only 1-minute walk from BTS Chidlom station.

Thai costume rental in Bangkok

You can also join Thai Costume Photo Tour and explore the famous temples and hot spots in Bangkok wearing an authentic, luxury Thai outfit. Choose Thai costume from variety of styles and colors to suit your preferences and comfort. Enjoy taking photos with your friends and loved ones while discovering Bangkok’s rich culture and attractions.

Thai Costume Rental in Chiang Mai

Visit Chiang Mai and immerse yourself in ancient Thai culture by wearing the traditional dress, when booking Chiang Mai Traditional Thai Costume and Photography. Discover ancient ruins or capture Instagram-perfect moments in hip cafes around town. You can also book private vehicles such as cars, tuk tuks, and rickshaws to make for a convenient experience.

Thai Costume Rental in Chiang Mai

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Thai Costume Rental in Phuket

Experience a convenient Thai costume rental service in Phuket, located in the heart of the city. Choose from a wide selection of elegant styles, including the Thai traditional. Stroll around Phuket old town for photogenic spots in the Thai costumes. Turn your day of sightseeing into a photo shoot and take great photos next to Phuket main attractions.

Thai Costume in Kanchanaburi

Experience the Siamese lifestyle during the good old days with tickets to Mallika in Kanchanaburi. See the unique Turnable Bridge, the colorful Ancient Market Zone, the scenic City Tower, and more. Choose the best package for you as there are packages that include not only lunch but also Thai costume rental during the visit.

Vietnamese Costume Rental

Experience Vietnamese culture through clothing by renting traditional Vietnamese attire and wearing it while exploring the cities of Vietnam.

Vietnamese Costume Rental in Hanoi

Use the service of One Day Ao Dai Rental in Hanoi and experience Vietnamese culture through clothing by wearing an Ao Dai while roaming Hanoi. Pick from an impressive selection of this traditional Vietnamese outfit and blend with the crowds as you stroll. Strike a pose when you visit famous landmarks like the Temple of Literature and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

Vietnamese Costume Rental in Hanoi

Take this exciting 4-hour private tour to explore the 1000-year-old city of Hanoi by car or motorbike. Immerse yourself in the stunning beauty of the Vietnamese capital and visit its most iconic landmarks of the city, while wearing the traditional Non La hat and Ao Dai dress and snap some Instagram-worthy pictures during this short adventure.

Vietnamese Costume Rental in Da Nang

Blend in the crowd and dress up in an Ao Dai, known as the traditional Vietnamese costume, with Ao Dai Rental in Da Nang. Visit famous landmarks in Da Nang and take as many photos as you want while wearing an Ao Dai. Have the option of hiring a photographer to get the best shots of your trip to Da Nang.

Vietnamese Costume Rental in Hoi An

Choose One Day Ao Dai Rental in Hoi An and dress up in Vietnamese traditional costume in Hoi An! Choose from an impressive selection of stylish Ao Dais for women and men. Strike a pose as you capture the beauty of Hoi An's eclectic ancient town.

Ethnic Costume Rental in Ha Giang

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Filipino Costume Rental

Explore Intramuros, the walled old city of Manila, in style with this Filipiniana and Barong rental. Immerse yourself in the Filipino culture and learn more about the country's Spanish Colonial history.

Filipino Costume Rental

Balinese Costume Rental

Enjoy a unique cultural experience in Bali when you join this photoshoot wearing traditional Balinese clothing. Bring your friends and loved ones and dress like Balinese royalty. This also comes with added hairstyling and makeup. No need to worry about who's going to take your photo as you’ll be joined by a professional photography team during your shoot and you’ll also take home digital and printed copies of your photos!

Balinese Costume Rental