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8 Traditional Asian Gowns Reimagined As Modern Prom Dresses

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Year after year, the same old, generic yet popular dress styles circulate the internet during prom dress-shopping season. But last year, a Filipino-American teen turned heads at her senior prom in a Filipiniana complete with a pamaypay (fan) and we all took notes.

For Asian women who want to change things up and embrace their roots for upcoming formal events, here are 8 modern takes on traditional gowns from Asian designers for some inspiration.

Teen Who Asked GOT7’s Jackson Wang to Prom for 365 Days Finally Gets a Response

The 365-day “promposal” Instagram project launched by high school senior and K-pop fan Elizabeth Zhang finally paid off when her idol Jackson Wang of GOT7 noticed her efforts and responded to her post.

Superstars and idols don’t typically pay much attention to such projects, but something miraculous happened when the 24-year-old singer and rapper of GOT7 actually dropped by in the comment section of Zhang’s post, noting that he saw the article.

Teen SLAYS Prom After Rocking Traditional Filipiniana Gown

Tricia Jane Asuncion, a Filipino-American Houston high school senior, recently made a lot of heads turn after she showed up at her prom wearing the traditional clothes Filipino women wear during very special occasions: a Filipiniana comeplete with a pamaypay (fan).

Being that this is our senior year, we decided to go big for prom. We thought there was no better way than going cultural, so that is what we decided to do. All our friends went traditional,” Asuncion told TFCBalitangAmerica.