How to Dress Well in a Kain Samping

Kain Samping is worn by men. Usually, kain samping is about half the size of a normal sarong. It's worn over the trouser of a baju kurung. There are many variations to wear the kain samping but the basic technique is the easiest!

Steps

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    Step into the centre of the circular shaped sarong.
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    Pull the sarong up to waist level.
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    Bring the Left end of the sarong to centre to make a fold.
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    Bring the Right end of the sarong to centre to make a fold.
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    Apply more strength to adjust the tightness.
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    Fold the centre of the sarong inwards. And now you are ready for visiting!

Tips

  • Ask someone to help you with the folding so that you'll get a nice straight cutting for the kain samping.
  • Get a Kain Samping that will match your baju kurung.
  • Do not wear/choose samping of similar colour to your baju kurung.
  • Keep the length short and not too long.
  • Do not walk about too much on loose kain samping.
  • Tighten it with a belt so that it won't fall off easily.

Warnings

  • Always check on the fold at the centre after sitting.
  • Iron your sarong to make it look presentable.

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