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    Posted By: Shopprice South Africa

    Red is traditionally the color of happiness in many Asian culture.  Since wedding signifies happiness, many Asian bridal wedding attires are in red.

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    Wedding dresses in China, India (wedding sari) and Vietnam (in the traditional form of the Ao dai) are colored red, – which is the traditional color of good luck and auspiciousness.

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    Nowadays, many women opt not to wear red and choose other colors. In modern Chinese weddings, the bride usually opts for the white Western dress or changes from a white gown to a red gown later in the day and sometimes a gold-colored gown later on.

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    On the other hand, in the western culture, white is the color of the virginal bride, while red is considered a very bold color, think – the scarlet letter.

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    Today, as interracial marriages increase in urban areas of North America, many weddings are taking on Asian traditions.   Some Canadian immigrants have two ceremonies – a traditional one and a western one.  Others simply blend the two traditions into one – resulting in an Asian-inspired wedding.


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