Why do Myanmar Burmese still wearing the national costume up until this day?

Why do Burmese wear Longyi?

It is worn around the waist, running to the feet, and held in place by folding fabric over without a knot. It is sometimes folded up to the knee for comfort. Myanmar longyi originated in Bengal.


Burmese man in a longyi
Type Skirt
Place of origin Burma (Myanmar)

How do you call a traditional dress in Myanmar?

Longyi, also known as sarong, is a traditional clothing for men, women and children in Myanmar. It looks like a tube skirt. It actually puts a whole piece of cotton around the waist. In Burma, longyis worn by males are called paso , while those worn by females are called htamein.

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