• Fashion in 1970s China: An Opening DoorApril 9, 2012The full decade of the Cultural Revolution movement from 1966 to 1976 saw China's fashion go underground, buried under a sea of grass green army uniforms and Mao suits. But by the end of the year 1976, the winter of fashion discontent was finally over and the ice was beginning to melt.
  • 1960s China: A Nation in UniformApril 5, 2012The decade of the 1950s saw women's clothing in China lose all aesthetic significance after the founding of New China. After experiencing the Great Leap Forward [*note] and the People's Communalization Movement, Chinese women's clothing focused solely on functionality.
  • From Robes to Pencil Skirts – Chinese Fashions in Modern HistoryDecember 13, 2011Women's fashions in New China over the past sixty years reflect the country's changing political and economic trends.Vogues in the modern era of Chinese women's dress reflect the domestic political and economic base and technological progress of each epoch.
  • Chinese New Year DressDecember 13, 2011The getting together of a male and female in marriage is considered to be a sacred bond. With this aspect in common each culture has its own customs and traditions to do with marriage. The wedding dress is one of the most important elements of a marriage which speaks a lot about the culture of the region. The Chinese wedding dress with its uniqueness is a prominent symbol of the Chinese culture.
  • Chinese Wedding DressDecember 13, 2011The getting together of a male and female in marriage is considered to be a sacred bond. With this aspect in common each culture has its own customs and traditions to do with marriage. The wedding dress is one of the most important elements of a marriage which speaks a lot about the culture of the region. The Chinese wedding dress with its uniqueness is a prominent symbol of the Chinese culture.
  • Ancient Chinese FashionsDecember 13, 2011Chinese clothing is one of the most unique elements of the mysterious Chinese culture. A peak into the history of Chinese clothing reveals the tunic to be the most popular type of garment worn by the public. This was a long T-shirt like garment that flourished in many different variations through the changing times.
  • Ancient Chinese ClothingDecember 13, 2011People in China generally wore tunics (like long t-shirts). Women wore long tunics down to the ground, with belts, and men wore shorter ones down to their knees. Sometimes they wore jackets over their tunics. In the winter, when it was cold, people wore padded jackets over their tunics, and sometimes pants under them. In early China, poor people made their clothes of hemp or ramie. Rich people wore silk.
  • Chinese Contemporary DesignersDecember 13, 2011The death of Mao Zedong on 9 September 1976 ended an era and led to the arrest of Mao's wife Jiang Qing and other members of the Gang of Four who rose to prominence during the Cultural Revolution.
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