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Video shows gorgeousness of Asian wedding dresses

From heavily embroidered saris to colourful cultural dresses, turns out there's much more to wedding gowns than traditional white.

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Ever wondered what wedding dresses look like in Asia? Well you can stop wondering, because the clever folk at Buzfeed have created a video showcasing gowns worn in various Asian countries, and they’re just breathtaking.

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From gorgeous one-shoulder wrap-around dresses in Thailand to colourful embroidered dresses worn by the Nomadic Kuchi tribe in Afghanistan, these frocks are anything but boring.

The video also relates interesting historical facts about wedding dresses, as well as why different cultures wear certain colours.

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For example, did you know that white was originally a colour for mourning, and is still worn at some funerals across Asia?

Meanwhile, in Afghanistan, green is a popular choice because of its association with paradise, while in Vietnam, red is considered good luck to the married couple.

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Without further ado, feast your eyes on these pretty dresses.