Chineese brides wear red bridal attire on their wedding day. The color is believed to bring luck. The traditional wedding dress, known as the kua, is threaded with gold or silver.
In India brides usually wear heavily embellished red lehenga on their wedding day. However, this is not the case in rest of the countries around the world.
From Korea to Vietnam and China, check out how brides in these countries dress up on their wedding day.
Ghanaian bridal lehenga says its own proverbial meaning. It is made from the traditional cloth called kente. It is a colourful, ceremonial fabric that is hand-woven on a loom in brilliant colours with intricate designs.
Indonesian wedding traditions vary from region to region. In Bali, the bride wears a colorful dress accompanied with breathtaking headpieces known as betawi.
The traditional south Korean costume, called the hanbok, has been worn by brides for thousands of years. It includes a long-sleeved jacket and a high-waist skirt made of white cotton or silk.
In a traditional wedding in Macedonia, the bride wears an intricately embroidered smock in red, white, and gold.
Malaysian bridal outfit vary from region to region. Bridal gowns range in every color of the spectrum, but most wedding outfits, if not all, will include a crown-like head piece that show the brides for the queens that they are. Furthermore, since the country is predominantly Muslim, many brides will incorporate the hijab into their outfits.
Moroccan bride wears a white kaftan, or robe on her wedding day.
Nigerian brides wear brightly colored lace blouse and patterned kaftan, often made of imported Indian fabrics. Coral beads and a headdress complete the look.
In Norway, the traditional wedding costume is called a Bunad. It can also be worn for other occasions such as christening parties.
Pakistani brides wear a heavily embroidered lehenga or gharara in red, maroon, or pink with heavy jewellery. Elaborate henna designs adorn their hands, arms, legs and feet.
Brides will usually wear the toub, a wrap that will often go around the body and come around to cover the head. Red and gold are often the main colors of the bridal dresses and jewellery respectively.
A Tibetan bride wears a wedding gown and jewellery which is layered with brightly coloured aprons and robes.
The traditional bridal Vietnamese dress is called ao dai. The dress is usually made of silk and is wrapped in layers of other colorful fabrics. The bride also wears a khan dong, a very elaborate head dress.
The ao dai is the official national outfit of Vietnam.