In Malaysia, most weddings are performed according to Islamic tradition. The bride is covered from head to toe and the detailed fabric of the clothing represents the richness of the culture and its beliefs.
The Bride covers her hair with a hijab, all make from the stunning fabric the dress is made of. The dress is called a baju kurung, and the bride will be wearing it throughout the entire wedding, which can take up to 10 hours.
The traditional Norwegian bride wears a bunad. It is handmade and made of silk. Even the guests at the Norwegian wedding can be seen in bunads, of one sort or another.
A traditional crown is placed on the bride's head; they are made of pure silver and a vale is attached.
The Hamar people are from Ethiopia. The collars on a woman represent her statue. Women who have married wear two collars made of metal, while women who are not married, have collars that are made of colorful beads in red, black, and green.
The bride is led by her mother-in-law to the wedding ceremony, where her colored needs, will be replaced by a metal collar.
The Jakarta weddings are different than the Batak weddings for example. The wedding ceremony is different, and of course the wedding dress. The Jakarta wedding dress is easily recognized.
It is covered in golden ornaments embroidered patterns, usually in shades of red and marron.
The Uzbek traditional wedding dress is probably the most colorful dree out of them all. It is handmade and decorated with a sophisticated and complex embodiment.
The Uzbeks don't marry only through arranged marriages, however, the same social groups usually mix with their own kind. A huge golden headpiece decorates the bride's head, and as in many traditions, the taller, the better.