1. An ao dai is split from the waist into two flowing pieces split and needs to be worn with pants underneath. A qipao also has a split in the skirt but normally located in a lower position. Pants are not worn underneath a qipao.
What is the ao dai hat called?
non la The conical hat, also known as a non la, has started to die out – first gaining popularity in rural environments more than 1,000 years ago for their shade and then different styles emerged for men and women and for casual and formal occasions – but these days the non la is becoming less fashionable. Not so for ao dai.