Baju Melayu is a traditional Malay outfit for men. The Muslim males in Malaysia wear the traditional dress, baju Melayu, during festivals and wedding gatherings.They will usually wear accompanying accessories like the songkok(black hat) and samping(extra piece of sarong wrapped around the waist).
Bruneians wear traditional Malay costumes. Men wear baju Melayu. Brunei women dress in brightly coloured apparels. The dresses usually cover their body from head to toe. They wear a head scarf in public places and in government offices.
The women's national costume is named the Chakri. It is made up of Thai silk. The dress includes a back-less and shoulder-less shirt, a ready-to-wear skirt with Na-nang ( a typical Thai cutting style on a center of a skirt), and a shawl which is made by organdy.The men's national costume is known as sue phraratchatan (royally bestowed shirt).