A short-sleeved tunic, called the Ao Po'i, is one of the most important garments in traditional Paraguayan clothing. The Ao Po'i is worn by both men and women, layered over trousers for men and a long skirt for women. The garment is cut to about the mid-thigh and generally decorated with some kind of embroidery or other embellishments. It can be worn loose or tucked in.Continue Reading
The word Ao Po'i is used to refer not only to the traditional garment but also to a type of embroidered cloth made by artisans, according to EveryCulture.com. Embroidery is a popular way of decorating clothes in all areas of Paraguay. Clothing is generally embroidered with white thread on a dark contrasting color. Ao Po'i tunics are usually designed with geometric or floral patterns embroidered around the collar and lower hem.
Many people in Paraguay blend traditional clothing styles with Western styles, according to Safari the Globe. For example, men in rural areas wear traditional loose-fitting trousers called bombachas, though they may pair them with a Western work shirt for practical reasons. Likewise, many people in both rural and urban areas wear Ao Po'i tunics, but they may add jeans or a modern blazer to complete their look.Learn more about Clothing
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