Balinese brides wear richly decorated clothing that is made of a traditional fabric. The songket fabric, generally red, yellow, blue, or orange, is embellished with layers and layers of gold thread. The golden crown which adorns the bride and groom is stunning and impossible to miss.
The opulence of the bride’s dress and the height of the crown depend on the family’s caste level — the higher the crown, the higher the caste.
Samoan brides are decorated in flowers, beads, and shells. The material of the dress is culturally unique and important. Tapa cloth, which is one of the fabrics used in creating the garment, is made from mulberry bark. Another cloth made of bark is siapo and it comes from hardwood trees.
Samoan culture requires the bride to be dressed in these ceremonial fabrics which are colorful and patterned.
Customarily, the Bhutanese bride wears a kira in red, orange, and yellow shades. Her dress is made of silk and paired with a scarf. The groom wears a gho, which is a traditional robe. Both the kira and the gho were introduced by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel as the national dress of Bhutan in the 17th century.
The couple is married by Buddhist monks who ritually chant the mantras and burn incense during the ceremony.
Most Mongol couples are married at the Mongolian Wedding Palace. They wear special clothing called a “deel.” The deel is a festive silk gown elaborately decorated and beaded.
Wedding traditions vary across Mongolia, but, in general, a richly colored deel is worn by both the bride and the groom, though the groom usually wears one in a brighter color. It is customary for the groom’s parents to choose the bride’s clothing and come to her house to adorn her.
Gora Region (Kosovo)
The Gorani people follow the muslin faith, however their ways of life consist of many traditions and elements that are not necessarily related to the Islamic world.
The bride arrives at her wedding on a white horse, carrying an umbrella and decorated in traditional adornments. The bride is then carried to her husband's next-door house until they are united.