BajuKurung is a traditional attire in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and its regional areas. It happens to be the national costume of Malaysia. The BajuKurung for Women is loosely translated as ‘enclosed dress’ and is one of the many regional dresses of culturally and ethnically diverse country, Indonesia. Though the early versions of this costume were loose and long, there have been various modifications in the style and length over the period of time. Though it is a generic name of attire for both men and women, BajuKurung specifically refers to female dress while the male dress is referred as Baju Melayu. Two most popular types of the costume are BajuKurungTelukBelanga and BajuKurungCekakMusang. The main difference between these two types of costumes is the cutting pattern and the neck style.
BajuKurung for Women consists of a blouse and a skirt and is a loose-fitting full-length costume. The blouse generally has long sleeves and extends to thighs. Considering the variety of this dress, it can be worn for several occasions. In its categories, Gown with Chiffon is widely used by women on occasions. It is a collarless gown with many available sizes and colors and it is made with Chiffon fabric. It is very comfortable and compatible with any occasion. Cloak large size abaya dress is also perfect for traditional festivals. It has a classic glance in its style. It is available in medium and large size. It has long sleeves and a few colored stripes in it and looks amazing with a headscarf.
BajuKurung is available in different designs like Arabia Gown, Leisure Long Skirt, Floral printed Loose Abaya Caftan, Stitching Lace Chaos Fabric Dress etc. and actually suits every woman. The Arabia Gown is a long-sleeved dress with Laces crafted with tiny spectacular patterns in it and the design moves from the bottom to the middle of the costume. The dress is lightweight and comfortable and looks amazing if combined with a headscarf. The Leisure Long Skirt is also long sleeved but has an elegant finish for the overall design. The zip-chain in the middle and the two pockets in the front give it a more attractive look.
Floral printed Loose Abaya Caftan is a different rendition of BajuKurung. It is a full-bodied costume with printed floral patterns and is made of soft material. The lightweight and flowing nature of the dress offers the wearer comfort and a fresh look. This outfit is great for lounging and as well as great for a casual date with friends. The Lace Fabric Dress is a Bohemian style, round necked costume which comes in solid single color instead of patterns and the regular sleeves are made with Chiffon fabric. The waistline is empirical and the bottom part being free and flowing adds volume to the figure of the wearer.