Tag Archives: Fashion History

The End of Dynastic Rule, China

I’m pretty sure there are very few Chinese people and even fewer foreigners who are aware of the importance of today, but October 10, 1911 was the date of the Wuchang Uprising which began the end of dynastic rule in … Continue reading

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Chinese Fashion History Update!!

I’m very excited to announce the addition of one of the most interesting periods in Chinese Fashion History, the founding of the People’s Republic of China… Check out the fourth installment to see what Chinese people wore from 1949-1960.

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British Fascinators vs. Chinese Hats, Xin Tian Di

In Chinese sartorial culture, the head has always been a site for experimentation… But I guess when compared to British headgear, Chinese hats are seen as pretty subdued. But I like how this guy’s hat suggests something historical and cultural … Continue reading

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Chinese Fashion History Update!

The most recent update of Chinese Fashion History at chinesepeoplehavenostyle.com includes pictures from 1910-1920, as well as an illustration of the evolution of 20th Century Chinese Fashion. Check it out!

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Chinese Fashion History Launch!!

Dear Readership, Please notice the new tab for “Chinese Fashion History” at the top of the page… There are only 4 pictures at the moment, but I’ll be filling them out gradually by decade so you can get a sense … Continue reading

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Chinese Fashion History Launch, 20th Century Shanghai

I’ve spent the past few weeks cataloging some 300 photos of Chinese people from 1900-1980, and will soon launch a section on the blog called “Chinese Fashion History” so you all can see what people wore in the past and … Continue reading

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