China has 56 nationalities. Each of them owns their featured costume. In this article, I will briefly show you 8 of them
- Han Nationality
Chinese traditional clothing, also known as Han clothing or Han costumes. Since the Yellow Emperor, Yao, Shun clothes and the world rule, the Chinese clothing has a basic form, after the succession of Zhou dynasty etiquette, to the Han Dynasty to form a perfect dressed system and popular to the people, but also through Confucianism and Chinese law system affected the entire Han culture. Japan, North Korea, Vietnam have promulgated laws to follow the Han dress system.
2. A Chang Nationality
Achang costumes are simple, and beautiful. Men wear blue, white or black lapel tops, black trousers. Young man wear white headcloth, then change to black after marriage. Some middle-aged people also like to wear a hat. Young adults pack the head when the total to leave about 40 cm long head in the back of the head. If you go out to meet or participate in festive party, like the back of a “tube Pa” (bag) and a A Chang knife. Women’s clothing is age and marriage. Unmarried girls usually have a variety of colored lapel or lapel tops, black trousers, outside the waist, wearing a black Baotou. Liang River area women generally wear red or blue pants and skirt, calf wrapped leggings, wrapped in black cloth wrapped head, up to about 0.3 meters, Baotou top left side also hanging four five colorful small hydrangea, quite distinctive. Every time she goes out, the women are dressed up. They took out a variety of jewelry collection, wearing a large earrings, carved exquisite big bracelet, silver collar, still on the chest of four silver buttons and waist tied to a long silver chain … … walking Road to silver shining, dazzling style. Achang young men and women like to insert a blossoming flowers in Baotou. This blossoming flowers, not only beautiful, but they also see the character is true, pure mind.
3. Bai Nationality
Bai girl head with headdress also has a “romantic”. Because in the white girl’s headdress, hanging the leaves on behalf of Shimonoseki wind; beautiful floral ornaments is off the flower, the top of the white is Cangshan snow, curved shape is Erhai month. Therefore, it also formed their headdress now show the appearance.
4. Baoan Nationality
Early and Mongolian neighbors, clothing is basically the same with the Mongolian. Men and women wear long leather gown in winter, wearing all kinds of leather cap, summer and autumn wear jacket jacket, wearing a white wool felt horn-shaped high tube cap. Both men and women are bright silk belt, and with small ornaments. The late Yuan Dynasty, due to the Tibetan and Turkish influence, security men and women in the spring, summer and autumn are wearing a long shirt, wearing a hat. Some men also wear high collar white short coat, jacket black waistcoat; women’s clothing color is more vivid, wearing embroidered shoes, this period of both clothing and Tibetan clothing characteristics.
5. Bulang Minority
Wearing a simple, men and women are like to wear blue and black clothes, women’s dress and Dai similar to wear tight-fitting shorts, head tingling, wrapped with a turban, like wearing large earrings, silver bracelets and other decoration. The girl loves wildflowers or self – made flowers, blush cheeks.
6. Buyi Minority
Men and women like to wear blue, blue, black, white and other color cloth clothes. Young and middle-aged men with multi-pack scarf, wearing a short jacket (or large lapel) and trousers. Most of the elderly wear shorts or gowns. Women’s clothing is different, and some wear blue and black pleated skirt, and some like embroidery on the clothes, and some like to use white towel Baotou, with silver bracelets, earrings, collars and other accessories. Huishui, Changshun area wearing a large placket shirt and trousers, embroidered bibs, head wrapped cloth lattice cloth bag Pa. Huaxi area girls underwear decorated with “column dry”, the Department of waist, wearing a head Pa, braid plate pressure head Pa. Zhenning flat bear mountain area of women’s dress for the big bag of skirts, download pleated tube skirt, shirt collar, shoulder, sleeves are set with “bar” (ie lace), skirt mostly white with blue flowers Of the batik cloth, they used to wear a few skirts, tied a black lace around the belt. Marriage before the first plate braids, wearing a knot scarf; marriage is changed to wear “fake shell”, made of green cloth and bamboo shoots. In Luodian, Wang Mo and other places of the Buyi women, all wear a wide sleeves wide jacket and trousers. Qinglong, Huaxi and other places of women wearing long to the knee of the short jacket and trousers, skirts, collar, trousers inlaid with lace, embroidered with flowers pattern waist, most of their head wrapped around the blue flower scarf, Some feet also wear fine tip and upturned embroidered shoes, and some wear thin ear sandals. Duyun, Dushan, Anlong and other counties in some areas Buyi women’s clothing and Han women are basically the same. Buyi women like silver bracelets or bone bracelets, rings, silver hairpin, collar and other jewelry. Some of the Buyi elderly women still retain the traditional costumes, head wrapped basket color cloth cloth, wearing a blue collarless collar shirt, body wide sleeves wide, clothing, the lower corner were embroidered lace and piping. Lower body wear blue black pleated skirt, and some of the green cloth waist or embroidered apron, wearing fine Alice nose full of embroidered shoes, the whole set of clothing set textile, printing and dyeing, pick flowers, embroidery in one. Middle-aged women Baotou some have been replaced with a white towel, the shirt has been changed through wearing a large lapel, and in front of the left before the mosaic of two or three with color cloth edge, collar buckle with silver bubble button for decoration , Cuffs still retain the traditional style of the old, lower body has been changed to wear trousers, feet full of flowers into a half-valve or shovel embroidered flowers, modified look clean and elegant, simple and dignified. Unmarried young women are generally similar to middle-aged women, but like the end of the Baotou cloth embroidered bright pattern, buried in the top of the head and hair between the hairpin. Every holiday, banquet, women love to wear all kinds of earrings, rings, collars, hairbacks and bracelets and other silverware.
Tibetan clothing is the most basic characteristics of fat waist, long sleeves, big breasts, right 衽, long skirts, boots, hair, gold and silver beads jade jewelry. Due to the long-term closed survival, the vertical differences in the development of Tibetan clothing is not large, the tone change is also small. The shape and texture of Tibetan clothing depends largely on the ecological environment of the Tibetan people and the production and way of life formed on this basis.
8. Korean Minority
Korean clothing is characterized by oblique diamonds, no buttons to long banding knot. Korean traditional clothing, men and women are very different. Men’s crotch hypertrophy, easy to sit cross-legged, trousers tied to the ribbon, and like in the coat plus buttons with colored buttons, but not trim, pay attention to fit, the color is gray, brown, black. Visit and wear a robe (style and shirt the same, just long and knee).