Throughout each period, Ao Dai designs have been renovated to suit the needs of society. Ao Dai is now not only a symbolic costume of Vietnamese women but also a representation of Vietnam’s cultural identity in the context of its international integration.

Ao Dai highlighting women’s beauty

Vietnamese traditional long dresses impress international friends at a festival

Female students (in Ao Dai) walking on the streets

Modern girls are more beautiful in traditional dresses.

Ao Dai shows have become unique performances in many major art programmes.