Baju Bodo is the traditional clothing of women Bugis, Sulawesi Indonesia. Baju Bodo quadrangular, usually short-sleeved, which is half of the elbow sleeves. Baju Bodo is also recognized as one of the oldest in the world of fashion.
Modern Baju Bodo
According to the indigenous Bugis, every color of clothes worn by women Bodo Bugisindicate the age or the dignity of the wearer.
- Orange used by the 10-year-old daughter.
- Orange and red used by girls aged 10-14 years.
- Red is used by women aged 17-25 years.
- White is used by the servants and shamans.
- Green is used by female royalty.
- Purple used by widows.
Clothing is often used for traditional events such as wedding ceremonies. But now, Bodo outfit began revitalized through other events such as dance competitions orwelcome guests great.
First, Bodo clothes can be used without the cover of the breast. This had already been noted James Brooke (who later became king appointed the sultan of BruneiSarawak) in 1840 when he visited the palace of Bone.
Baju Bodo 1930's
"Women Bugis, wearing simple clothes. A single sheath covering the waist to toe anda thin shirt loose from muslin (gauze), shows breast and chest shape." How to wearclothes Bodo force in the 1930's.