initial sketches and ideas
photos and palettes
final product
future work
If I were to continue this project, I would like to create different volumes with each one focusing on a piece of clothing. While this photobook focuses on the skirt and sash aspect of traditional Lao female attire, the next book would focus on blouses and the wide variety that they come in. Other volume ideas include accessories/jewelry and traditional men's clothing. This project is by no means a comprehensive look at all traditional Lao clothing, but simply a look at my family's collection. I would love to do more research into the materials and production process as well as explore tribal clothing, as there are upwards of 230 Lao ethnic groups. 
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