If you get the chance to travel to the Kingdom of Cambodia, this is something you should not miss to get. Krama, a traditional cloth of Cambodia, look like a long scarf and has small squares in a check to make it look very interesting. Thus, Krama is handmade products, which make it look very neat, and it comes in many colors and styles. Moreover, you should visit the workshop place such as in Siemreap, they are usually located in small villages out of the city. Keep in mind that buying a krama from the workshop gives you a chance to know about the steps in making the cloth. The price is about $1-3 per one depend on the size and style that you choose. Besides knowing about Krama, you might be wondering about how should we dress up with krama to make it look good. So the list down below will be the guide to help you on how to dress up with krama.
1. Body wrapping
Krama is a multiple uses. This one is pretty much simple, mostly people use it to provide protection from sun, dust, or wind. Krama could be worn around your head, shoulder or hip. Wherever you go to Cambodia, you will see people wrapped or knotted Krama over the shoulder or in conjunction with hats. Besides from the protection, it can also be worn by wrapping around the neck but as a fashion. It looks like a scarf and with the greatest designed of our expert in creating karma of various of colors, it’ll look even more awesome and it goes well with almost every outfit. Once again, Krama is a blend cultural tradition with innovation by mixing handmade karma-inspired with the modern design.
2. The Button Up Shirt
Nowadays, Krama begins to emerge as an appealing fashion trend among youths. A famous Cambodian movie star, Ms. Mean Sonyta who promoted the Cambodia’s karma industry. The project started earlier this year by recreating karma into fashion such as shirts, shoes, and dresses. Gorgeous and comfortable, the krama was re-designed into this beautiful jacket fashion style. Moreover, this would be a perfect choice if you’re the kind of person that like something colorful and still look fancy at the same time. You can pretty much just wear it as a jacket to protect your skin from the sun or wind, it goes well with short. But if you want to have a formal look, highly recommended to wear with a dress.
Besides from the body wrapping and jacket, here is the another new look of krama. This is also the product of Mean Sonyta, which has gone wildly famous just for the past few months. Take a look at the simple shirt which was re-designed from Cambodian krama as well as those that were mentioned above. Simple and gorgeous, this is also another new fashion trend of Krama cloth, it goes well with a long jean and short. One quick way to brighten up your look and also to promote Cambodian culture. With many sizes and color to choose so, you can easily decide on how to dress up with this krama. Learn to support our own local product by start spread the fashion look with this simple krama.
4. Khmer Jacket
Another way to dress up with krama. With the greatest designed of this krama look, you can just easily rock it with any outfit that you love. If you the kind of person who likes to be casual but still want to look gorgeous at the same time, try this style. Wear it as a jacket to protect your skin from the heat and also lighten up the look. You can pretty much just choose any color you like. It would be a perfect choice for a summer look or just a short trip out of town with your friends or family. Dress up with krama and it will live on as part of the Kingdom’s identity.