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Dressing Up (25 Dec 2003)


Traces the origins and development of qipao (or cheongsam) as a traditional female gown in Hong Kong. After the liberation of mainland, the flock of Shanghai entrepreneurs brings along the qipao handicraft and culture to Hong Kong. Some old tailors and tailor shop owners talk about this industry's development and their survival strategies with shrunken market demand.

Echoes Of The Past
Publish Date: 
Thursday, December 25, 2003
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