The Hallyu Tsunami

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Izza Ebalo

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Introduction

Hook

Unlike the vibrant colors of the Korean “Hanbok”, or the exotic intricate designs of the Indian “Saris”, Vietnamese women who wear “Ao Dai”, flaunts a simple yet elegant beauty in everyday life.

Context

Thesis
Statement

The “Ao Dai” is a Vietnamese traditional costume, commonly worn by women. Influenced by a combination Western and Eastern elements of fashion , consisting of a silky cascading gown with trousers, Ao Dai has become the icon of Vietnamese feminine beauty.
The ao dai has its way to differentiate its own effortless yet unique style, modified throughout three hundred years of history making it suitable for its environment, yet still remains popular and influential in the modern day Vietnamese culture, gradually growing its way out of borders. Today, due to its timelessness, the ao dai remained the national dress for both Vietnamese women and men.

Body Paragraph #1

Topic Sentence “Ao Dai” literally meaning “Long Dress”, is a pure, demure, and yet provocative outfit that suits all ages.
Evidence

Analysis

Ao Dai has become the most preferred dress on an everyday wear and during formal events for Vietnamese women.

Transition

Ao Dai is a two piece attire, thorough length, worn over silky trousers. It is split by a front and back panel, making it convenient for movement.
Women wear ao dai in varied colors and patterns, expressed of the wearer’s age and status. Young schoolgirls wear…...

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