Chinese dresses is one of the most (if not the most) traditional garments of China and also one of the most beautiful. At Chinese temple we want to bring you the most beautiful Chinese dresses designed with Chinese traditional skills. indeed, Quality is our number 1 priority, which is why all of our fabrics are made from a superior quality and have a 30 days money back guarantee !
The history of the Chinese Traditional Dress
The old chinese civilization culture dating back from old dynsaty created rich and diverisify atmospeheres around their culture. Indeed, China have an original and distinctive style of dress culture. Nowadays, the Chinese Traditional Dress have a worldwide radiance and women from all over the planet want to adopt this refined and elegant chinese style.
As you understood, the chinese clothes culture is not new and is dating back from thousand of years and dozens of generation. In term of international trade and since many times, Chinese craftman have been highly copied everywhere, as the one and only Silk Road shows. But there is not just one type of Chinese traiditonal dress. There is actually many style for different desires. But despite this diversity, the most famous style is the Qipao. let's speak a bit more about this famous Chinese Traditional Dress.
The Qipao: An Ancestral symbol among the Chinese Traditional Dress
What is the Qipao ? This Chinese women's clothing of Manchu origin, 滿族, became a real fashion statement in the early 20th century in Shanghai. Let's discover the history of traditional Chinese dresses together.
Qipao, from qi and pao, long and loose dress, represented the costume exclusively for Manchu women. Originally, this traditional dress did not reveal the body shape. It covered the knees and was adapted to any type of silhouette.
The shape of the Qipao that we all know more or less, close to the body, was born in the early 20th century in Shanghai. It was easily combined with western cut jackets, coats and sweaters. In 1912, it became a symbol of luxury, modernity and dynamism. The Qipao experienced a boom in the 1920s to 1930s where it rapidly expanded from the wealthy classes to the social classes, being increasingly worn by female students.