History and Facts about Hanfu January 3, 2018

Hanfu (meaning clothing of the Han people) is a name for pre-17th century traditional clothing of the Han Chinese, which are the predominant ethnic group of China. Hanfu appeared in China more than three thousand years ago and is said that it was clothing of the legendary Yellow Emperor, a great sage king of ancient […]

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Hanfu renaissance December 20, 2017

Many countries around the world boast distinctive national costumes. Japan has the kimono, Scotland has the kilt, Germany has the lederhosen and the US has jeans. But what about China? While home to more than 50 ethnic minorities that each have distinct folk costumes, the country’s majority Han ethnic group has struggled to promote a […]

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A Brief Intro to Hanfu December 13, 2017

In Evolution of Chinese Women’s Clothing, we mentioned how the popular Chinese traditional dress, qipao (旗袍 qípáo) or cheongsam, was in fact brought to China by Manchurians in the Qing Dynasty. Prior to the Manchu occupation, Chinese wore the traditional Han Chinese clothing, which was banned during Manchurian’s rule of China. Gradually, Han Chinese clothing […]

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Some Typical Type November 28, 2017

Hanfu is the traditional costume that has been worn by Han Chinese people for approximately 5000 years.It refers to the pre-17th century traditional clothing of the Han people.And it influenced Japanese kimono and Korean hanbok. Hanfu has many sorts, for example, this is Ruqun. It is worn by women. And Ru is one kind of […]

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Origin of Hanfu October 26, 2017

Foreigners generally call it Chinese silk robe.we can also translate it into Han contume,Han Chinese clothing or traditional Chinese clothing.Hanfuclothing is the traditional clothing of the Han Chinese (Han – the predominant ethnic group of China) It‘s the significant cultural symbol of Chinese civilization, and it has had a long history for nearly 4000 years […]

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Costume in the Han Dynasty June 18, 2017

China’s complete code of costume and trappings was established in the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD). The yarn-dyeing, embroidering and metal processing technologies developed rapidly in the period, spurring changes in costume and adornments.The costume code of the Western Han Dynasty (206BC-8AD) followed the one established in the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC). In the Eastern Han Dynasty, […]

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Dress culture is introduced June 18, 2017

Hanfu clothing is the traditional clothing of the Han Chinese (Han -the predominant ethnic group of China).It’s the significant cultural symbol of Chinese civilization, and it has had a long history for nearly 4000 years since China originally began.However, it has been eliminated during the establishment of Qing Dynasty (the Manchu minority ruled dynasty) in […]

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