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Dressed Appropriately According To Tradition

Feb 01, 2021

For many couples planning to include a traditional Chinese wedding ceremony into their celebrations, dressing appropriately to honour their heritage and culture is of much importance. Indeed, when it comes to traditional Chinese wedding attire or ‘kwa’, there are numerous designs with corresponding significance and meaning. To learn more and delve into the intricacies of such attire, a visit to cultural experts specialising in Chinese wedding customs and traditions ought to be arranged.

Dressed for pre-wedding photography
Photo courtesy of Kane.CY Photography

Perfectly attired for a traditional Chinese wedding ceremony
Photo by NWorks Photography, courtesy of Liang Yuan Enterprise

Dressed in Kua for the tea ceremony
Photo by The Cross Effects, courtesy of Lady JC Wedding House

Ready for the tea ceremony
Photo by The Cross Effects, courtesy of SS2U Wedding

Other than attire per se, other components to consider may include the following :

  • Accessories to complement the chosen attire.
  • Betrothal gifts from the groom’s family to the bride’s family.
  • Traditional items necessary for the setting up of the bridal room.
  • Preparations for the tea ceremony.

Hire a wedding chaperone to assist with cultural practices
Photo courtesy of SS2U Wedding

Accessories to complement traditional Chinese wedding attire
Photo by The Cross Effects, courtesy of Lady JC Wedding House

Hair accessories to match traditional wedding attire
Photo by NWorks Photography, courtesy of Liang Yuan Enterprise

 

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