Unit 2. Clothing

For centuries, poets, writers and musicians have mentioned the ao dai in poems, novels and songs. The ao dai is the traditional dress of Vietnamese women. It consists of a long silk tunic that is slit on the sides and worn over loose pants. Traditionally, it was frequently worn by both men and women. The design and material used for men were diffirent from those used for women. Nowadays, women usually wear it, sespecially on special occasions. However, many Vietnamese women today often prefer to wera modern clothing at work, because it more convenient