4 modern ways to rock the traditional cheongsam
I have a confession to make: I love to wear the cheongsam — a traditional Chinese one-piece dress with a mandarin collar.
Usually figure-hugging, the cheongsam (also known as a qipao) was made popular in 1920s Shanghai by socialites and upperclass women and is often associated with cinematic chinoiserie glamour
Cheongsams are amazing — feminine, yet seductive at the same time. But it’s not easy to pull one off because you might look like you work at a kitschy dim sum restaurant or worse, your grandmother (no offence, grandma!). Read more…