Fashion has always been an integral part of world cultures. When a society evolves, it gives birth to its certain set of fashion trends that become closely associated with that particular society. These fashion trends are based on the unique choices, taste and lifestyles of the individuals who form this society. Though mostly associated with women, even men follow specific fashion trends and styles. In this write-up, we bring for you a list of ten weird Asian trends that have been popular in various parts of the Continent. These fashion trends may appear to us as weird, but to the set of people to whom they belong, these are their marks of identity, a part of their culture and tradition. So, let’s dig in these amazing, yet weird Asian trends.
10. Pollution Mask : Weird Asian Trends
Pollution masks are the first ones to enter our list of ten weird Asian fashion trends. The pollution masks began to be used as a protection against pollution and smoke during heavy traffic hours, but slowly and gradually they crawled into the list of the most popular fashion accessories in China. Residents in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou frequently don protective masks throughout the day, as a fashion accessory. They are available in different prints, patterns and colors to cater to all fashion styles. How weird!
9. Ushanka Hat
Ushanka Hat is a famous old fashion accessory in Russia. These are actually fur hats. These snuggly cozy hats are a great idea in winters. But, we are including it in our list of ten weirdest Asian fashion trends because when worn these look more like a dead animal on the head. They are also used in Canada, the US, Germany and Finland.
8. Chitrali Fashion
Chitral is a region in Pakistan, where you might come across many fashion trends that you might find weird. So, we thought we should include it on our list of ten weird Asian fashion trends. In chitral, women wear a long covering on their hat which is known as Qalami Phartsun. It is made of beads and colored cloth. It is considered as a sign of beauty. They also wear a head dress adorned with shells known as kauri.
7. Kalashi Fashion
The people in Kalash have their own distinct culture and lifestyle. The women paint their face with black marks as a sign of fashion and beauty. Now, this totally deserves to be on our list of ten weirdest Asian fashion trends. Elsewhere people spend millions of dollars to remove the scars on their face and have a flawless skin but well things are quite the opposite in this part of Pakistan.
6. Face Kinis
Ever heard of Bikinis? We sure you have. What about Face kinis? Let us help you know more about this weird fashion trend. In china, people wear face kinis as fashion accessory. These are especially worn on beaches and out in the parks. Reason being that they want to protect their skin and complexion from getting damaged or dark in the sun. Remember, it is not a fashion to tan in China. Consequently, with the help of these masks, Chinese cover their noses, face and mouth. Face Kinis definitely deserve to be on our list of ten weirdest Asian fashion trends.