HK Museum of History Presents The Evergreen Classic – Transformation of the Qipao Crossover Shiatzy Chen the Taiwanese Designer of Neo-Chinese Chic
If you happen to be in town from now to 13th September, don’t miss out this precious opportunity to experience social and cultural changes in the Chinese society in the past century through analyzing transformation of the qipao with time. Qipao, the traditional dress for Chinese women, has constructed a cultural symbol from a piece of clothing. Showcasing some 280 qipaos, this exhibition presented by Hong Kong Museum of History illustrates the origins of the qipao and its transformation between the 1920s and 1960s.
To embrace historical and cultural values found in the qipao, the Taiwanese designer Wang-Chen Tsai-Hsia for Shiatzy Chen which brand spirit’s lustrous “neo-Chinese chic,” which celebrates traditional Chinese aesthetics in modern fashion design and the elegant blend of east and west, displayed several signature showpieces of hers presented at Paris Fashion Week in the exhibition to give new perspectives on how a contemporary fashion designer has injected fashion and modern elements into the qipao and reinterpreted the qipao tradition, making it transforming continuously.
This exhibition provides a broad cross-cultural look at fashion and its place in society. It’s gonna be academically inspiring yet entertaining. For more details on Shiatzy Chen’s designs, plz click onto my another post http://lamode-gvmiao.blogspot.com/search/label/Shiatzy%20Chen
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