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The cheongsam (from Cantonese Chinese: 長衫; Jyutping: coeng4saam...

wikipedia - 03 May 2018
The cheongsam (from Cantonese Chinese: 長衫; Jyutping: coeng4saam1;/ˈtʃiːɒŋˈsæm/, /ˈtʃɒŋˈsæm/ or /ˈtʃɒŋˈsɑːm/) is a body-hugging one-piece Chinese dress for women, also known as qipao (from Mandarin Chinese: 旗袍; pinyin: qípáo; Wade–Giles: ch'i-p'ao; IPA: [t͡ɕʰǐ pʰɑ̌ʊ̯] ( listen)), and was ROC's mandarin gown. The stylish and often tight-fitting cheongsam or qipao (chipao) that is best known today was created in the 1920s in Shanghai and made fashionable by socialites and upper c

Traditional handmade cheongsam show held in Suzhou, E China

Xinhua - 11 Nov 2018
Video PlayerClose. #CHINA-JIANGSU-CHEONGSAM SHOW(CN). Models present handmade cheongsams during a traditional handmade cheongsam show at the Silk Museum in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Nov. 10, 2018. (Xinhua/Hang Xingwei) ...

Hong Kong's Top Fashion Designers Showcased In Vietnam

Hong Kong Tatler - 08 Nov 2018
The cheongsam has now officially been made part of the prestigious Intangible Cultural Heritage of Hong Kong, and the fashion show also featured a showcase of cheongsams created by three of Hong Kong's top fashion designers, Grace Choi, Polly Ho and ...

The shocking viral reaction to a prom dress

CNN - 02 May 2018
But the viral reaction 18-year-old Keziah Daum has sparked with her prom dress is shocking, in no small part because of its disproportionate intensity. Her decision to wear a Chinese outfit called (depending on your dialect) a qipao or a cheongsam to ...

73 and sewing strong

The Star Online - 12 Nov 2018
“Besides dresses, the Caucasian ladies liked wearing cheongsam and I would cater to their requests and sometimes give ideas on the cuttings,” said Chong who has three children. With decades of experience, Chong said she was confident enough to mark ...

US teen praised for prom cheongsam after online dressing down

Reuters - 03 May 2018
Photos posted on Twitter by 18-year-old Utah resident Keziah Daum showing off her traditional cheongsam, or qipao, quickly went viral. Many accused Daum, who is not Chinese, of disrespecting Chinese culture and trivializing it with her wardrobe.

Unique style of Sarawakian cheongsam catches the eye

The Star Online - 26 Mar 2018
MIRI: The style and patterns of the cheongsam worn by Chinese women in Sarawak are very beautiful and have a lot of potential to be used in fashion shows, said Iternational Cheongsam Association (ICA) chairman Sandy Choi from Taiwan. “The cheongsam ...

Utah teen shamed over 'racist' prom dress wins praise in China

Fox News - 03 May 2018
When Keziah Daum sported a traditional, Chinese cheongsam dress to her senior prom in Utah last month, she likely never intended her photos to go viral or be slammed as a “closet racist” over accusations of cultural appropriation. But days later, the ...

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