By Kimberly Ann Abalos
People in Ancient China generally wore tunics (like long t-shirts). Women wore long tunics down to the ground, with belts, while men wore shorter ones down to their knees.
Qipao is a Chinese Pinyin. In English, it means the mandarin gown. Qipao is the Chinese dress for women.
The original qipao was wide and loose. It covered most of the woman’s body, revealing only the head, hands, and the tips of the toes. The baggy nature of the clothing also served to conceal the figure of the wearer regardless of age.
With time, though, the qipao were change. (http://www.chinatraveldiscovery.com/china-life/china-clothing.htm)
Chinese clothing has drastically change overtime. Modernization has greatly influence the fashion sense of Chinese, especially the women. The Qipao which is loose and baggy was now transformed to become more fitting and appealing dress. Qipao now-a-days were more revealing and sexy.
Not only had the traditional dress like the Qipao had change. Modernizations have also greatly influence the daily clothing of Chinese women. From wearing long and conservative cloths, Chinese women have learned to wear seductive clothes which are skin-revealing.
That’s all for now! Next time lets talk about the fashion trends of chinese here, in the Philippines.Enjoy reading the rest of the article of this blog. Till’ next time! Ciao! : P