Dress (qipao/cheongsam) 1932 China The modern qipao (or cheongsam in Cantonese) was developed in Shanghai in the The modern qipao, in contrast to the original loose-fitting qipao, was much more fitted and revealing. It was popularized by we
This pin shows Chinese couture. Many Asian countries have used the traditional Chinese fashion styles as inspiration for their own fashion. Today, Chinese couture uses both traditional and modern ideas.
The basic dress/coat/top, except that diagonal closure should be higher, ending just beneath the armpit. It's fastened maybe thrice up to that point, then open all the rest of the way (but with closures down the whole length), exposing torso.