‘Not your prom dress’: why a Chinese dress set off a cultural debate about...

Yet again a dress has sparked a furious debate over cultural appropriation in the US, this time after a high school graduate wore a qipao,...

Flight attendants in China have been given a new designer look

Flight attendants just got more stylish. Harking back to the golden age of flying, when hopping on board a plane was a truly glamorous pursuit,...

Chinese silk: how is it made?

Silk is a delicately woven product made from the protein fibers of the mulberry silkworm cocoon. Silk production is a lengthy process that needs...

Costumes of Ethnic Minorities

China is a multi-ethnic country with 56 ethnics. Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, Yunnan province, Ningxia Hui autonomous region are the main ethnic habitations in...

Dudou: Ancient Chinese Underwear

There are several styles of ancient Chinese underwear from different time periods and inspired by various fashion tastes. There is the xieyi, which is a...

Chinese Wedding Dress

Totally different with western wedding attire, China has her own special wedding attire. Generally speaking, Chinese wedding dress is basically around theme of good...

Zhongshan Suit

The Chinese tunic suit, also known as Zhongshan suit, is a Chinese traditional style of male attire named after Sun Zhongshan (also Romanized as...

Chinese Imperial Dressing

Longpao is Chinese imperial dressing with yellow color and dragon emblem. In ancient feudal society, it is easy for people to be distinguished from...

History and Character of Chinese Clothing

We will introduce the brief history of the development of Chinese costume. China has many ethnic groups with a long history while Han people dominate...

What Is a Qipao in Chinese Fashion?

Qipao, also known as cheongsam in Cantonese, (旗袍) are one-piece Chinese dresses that have its origins in Manchu ruled China back in the 17th century....

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