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Cheongsam

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Inspired by the Transformation of the Qipao at the Hong Kong Museum of History, I thought this perfect little dress could do with even more photographic celebration. The exhibit is open until September 13th, so if you can get to Hong Kong, it sounds like quite the display with over 280 dresses.

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Above (Left to Right): Anna Wong c. 1920s, Eileen Chang c. 1940s

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Above: Hilda Yen 1939

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Above: Qipaos c. 1930s

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Above: Qipaos c. 1950s

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Above (Left to Right): 1964, Yu Ming and Lin Dai c. 1950s

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Above (Left to Right): McCalls Cheongsam inspired pattern c. late 50s –  early 60s, Cheongsam inspired dress c. 1960s

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Above (Left to Right): 1960, c. 1930s

 

 

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