This feminine ensemble of flowing Tunic and wide legged pants is considered the traditional costume of Vietnam. The easy sew Tunic features front and back waist shaping darts, mandarin collar, front neckline armhole opening, tapered long sleeves with elbow darts, and long free hanging front and back panels. The Pants have an easy full legged fit, center back zipper, and faced waistline. Suggested fabrics: Lightweight, drapey fabrics such as silk, polyester, or cotton gauze for Tunic and or Pants; also embroidered brocade for Tunic. Ao Dai pants are typically white; the Tunic can be plain white, a plain or patterned colour, or the traditional red and gold for a wedding garment.