BeMuse Volume 5, Issue 2

Made popular in Shanghai in the 1920s, the ubiquitous cheongsam no longer invokes an image of an older generation in a bygone era who wore it for practical and functional reasons.

Through the years, the cheongsam has evolved together with social, economic and political landscapes. It is now donned throughout the world, from silver screen sirens and female political figures to women from all walks of life.

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Published by
Education & Community Outreach
Publishers
National Heritage Board
Publication type
Periodicals, Muse SG
Published Year
2012