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Cosplay in Abandoned French Villa

by Richard Fisher

Copyright 2014 Richard D. Fisher

 

Cosplay costumes vary greatly and can range from simple themed clothing to highly detailed costumes. 

Vietnam is still a very conservative country and Cosplay is just in its infancy stage here.
So it is appropriate that we start with a very conservative girl, nicknamed Dep, meaning "beauty," modeling the Vietnamese national dress called an Ao dai.

 

Cosplay Dep Old House French Villa Beauty

 Cosplay Dep beauty girl in old abandoned French Colonial Villa

 

In its current form the Ao dai, is a tight-fitting silk tunic worn over loose fitting pants called coo lots in English. Ao means a type of clothing and Dai means "long."

 

The word "ao dai" was originally applied to the outfit worn at the royal court in Hue in the 18th century. It was redesigned by by Vietnamese in Paris in the 1920s and 30s. 
In the 1950s, Saigon designers tightened the fit to produce the version worn by Vietnamese women today.

 

This fashion now emphasizes the way the dress ties feminine beauty to Vietnamese nationalism, especially in the form of "Miss Ao Dai" pageants,
popular both among Vietnamese living abroad and in Vietnam itself.​

 

 

 Cosplay Ghost Fairy

Cosplay they say it is a ghost house? She is a pretty lively girl to be a ghost.

 

 

 Cosplay Angel Dep Beauty

Cosplay Dep means beautiful in Vietnam language. Certainly she is.

 

 

 Cosplay Garden Umbrella Girl

Cosplay Dep umbrella girl in abandoned French colonial garden.

 

 

 Old House French Colonial Villa

Cosplay exterior view of abandoned Old House French Villa with youthful Cosplay model.

 

 

Umbrella Baby Vietnam 

Strange Cosplay Umbrella Baby in Vietnam

 

 

 Umbrella Girl Ao Dai

Cosplay Umbrella Girl in Ao dai the national costume of Vietnam


 

  

 

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