Origin of the Sarong Tie
The sarong is a piece of fabric made from different material that is usually worn on the lower part of the body, around the waist, by either men or women. Over the years, the sarong has become increasingly popular all around the world. For us to understand its popularity we need to look at its origin first.
The Sarong has its origin in Southeast of Asia, in particular, Indonesia. They were in existence over five centuries ago. Originally, they would be worn by men and women as a religious attire for specific religious functions. However, with time, it became popular and how it was worn evolved beyond just being limited to a religious attire. Women would wear them just as a fashion piece to their outfit while men would wear them at home or on other occasions, not limited to religious occasions only.
As years passed by, the sarong tie started spreading out to other continents. It spread out from Southeast Asia to other parts of Asia, the Pacific islands, Africa and finally to the western countries. They each incorporated the sarong into their culture and would be worn for different purposes.
How did the Sarong Garner a lot of Popularity?
Evolution of how the sarong is worn has led to its popularity. It is no longer seen as just being a religious attire but a fashion trend. Its popularity can be attributed to:
Its versatility. The creativity of people has led to the sarong tie being used in very many different ways. For a long time, the sarong stuck as being only something that is worn at the beach by women. All this changed when it started being worn for weddings, over vacation, as a wrap skirt or even to the office as a formal outfit. It can also be used in the creation of different clothes such as the turban or dresses for women. Due to it being a versatile fashion piece, People took notice of it and thus it became more popular around the world as different people can use it for different uses.
Secondly, the sarong is a unique piece of clothing. It is designed with distinct bright colors and a variation of patterns which makes it stand out from the other kinds of clothing. For fashion, people will always want to wear something that it unique and creative. As a result, more people started wearing the sarong because of its unique make. Thus it became even more popular as a fashion statement.
In addition, the sarong became more popular because of how comfortable it is. The material used to make the sarong is lightweight, therefore, one feels very comfortable while wearing it. It is also increasingly becoming popular among people who stay in areas with higher temperatures compared to other places due to it being a light clothing.
In conclusion, the sarong is a trend in fashion that is here to stay. Its popularity around the world might continue growing with more creativity on how to wear it.