Nov 01, 2017 | By Laura Welch
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.
Above (Left to Right): Anna Wong c. 1920s, Eileen Chang c. 1940s
Above: Hilda Yen 1939
Above: Qipaos c. 1930s
Above: Qipaos c. 1950s
Above (Left to Right): 1964, Yu Ming and Lin Dai c. 1950s
Above (Left to Right): McCalls Cheongsam inspired pattern c. late 50s – early 60s, Cheongsam inspired dress c. 1960s
Above (Left to Right): 1960, c. 1930s
Know what’s next. Become a WGSN member today to benefit from our daily trend intelligence, retail analytics, consumer insights and bespoke consultancy services.