The Mongolian clothing (deel) is one of the simplest and most distinctive cultural features of the Mongol people. This and other forms of national clothing are well designed for the demanding Mongolian climate and environment and the unique nomadic ways of life, social values, and customs that the Mongolian people have followed for centuries. Each of the many different ethnic groups of Mongolia has to clothe with character designs and styles that express their own symbolic meanings. The Mongolian hat, deel, belt and boots each have their general symbolic meanings: The hat symbolizes rising power. The Mongolian boots symbolize prosperity and ascent; its pointed top symbolizes sincerity and honesty. The deel symbolizes equal power.
symbolizes the smoothness and straightness of the human body, while represents the meaning of equality.
The belt symbolizes successful power. The belt symbolizes the consolidation and reinforcement of any disintegrated things. The vest symbolizes sovereign power. The vest is worn compulsorily during state ceremonial events, affirming that the wearer is a state citizen. It is, thus, considered to be a state costume. The boots symbolize supporting power. As boots are worn on the feet, the “base of the pillar” of the human body, they symbolize strong stability and support.