My Hari Raya Dress

by Nadiah
(Pahang, Malaysia )



traditional kebaya songket dress

Songket fabrics are famous in Malaysia, although they are quite expensive, and are usually produced by people in the east coast Malaysian states of Kelantan and Terengganu.

In the picture, I'm wearing a traditional baju kebaya dress and sarong made from songket fabrics.

I wore that during the first day of the last Hari Raya Aidil Fitri celebrations, and the photo was taken at my grandma's house, just after our group family photos.

Well, our family (parents and two brothers) wear traditional dresses only during festivals, and religious occasions.

Mum and I wear either the Baju Kurung or Baju Kebaya, and my Dad and brothers the Baju Melayu. We normally wear dress materials of the same colour as our family theme for each festival every year.

I also wear traditional clothes when I go for Malay weddings. Otherwise I only wear blouses and jeans ( my favourite everyday wear), even when attending my lectures at college.

Hope you like it. And I hope people from other countries show their dresses here too.




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Proud to be Malaysian
by: Anonymous

Salam, Nadia...

You look stunning in that kebaya songket! May i know where you bought the material from? I want to make one for myself! hehe... ;)

Aug 24, 2007
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Pretty Girl in Blue
by: yamin

Wow, Nadiah. You look wonderful in your blue songket dress.

And thank you for contributing. I'm sure many non-Malaysians now know what a Baju Kebaya made from songket materials look like.


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