|Pretty Southern girls in bandana|
|The basic colors of bandana|
The men usually wind bandana around the forehead while working to prevent sweat from flowing down their eyes. The women put the scarf on the neck, two laps are put in the front in order to use to wipe the sweat. Sometimes, bandana goes with the áo bà ba and creates the beauty characteristic of the inhabitants of the South. Therefore, it can be said that bandana has become a convenient and familiar item of everyone, of every social classes and of both sexes in labor, fighting and living, to shade from the sun, to wipe the sweat, to avoid the whirlwinds, even to dry tears or hide a smile. The bandana is the characteristic feature of the cultural identity of the people in Mekong Delta.
|Way of wearing bandana of men and women|
In holidays, the costumes became vestments; therefore, people dressed correctly, neatly and politely. The costume which was considered popular vestment in the past was áo dài with turban. The costume was usually worn for ceremonies in temples or wedding, the mourning, ...
|The traditional costume of Vietnamese wealthy men in XX century|
Today, along with the development of society, human life is raised. The demand for dressing change from having warm clothes to well. People buy themselves the most beautiful, the most expensive clothes (in their financial abilities). During exchanges with Western culture, many new outfits have appeared; however, the bandanna and áo bà ba have not lost because they are the symbols characteristic of people in Mekong River Delta- especially the women. They are also the symbols of cultural identity which need preserving.
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