• Back to the Hanfu-ture: Young Chinese revive ancient fashion

    7 days ago - By Fashion United

    Dressed in a flowing long robe adorned with beaded floral embroidery from a bygone era, stylist Xiao Hang looks like she surfaced from a time machine as she strides across the bustling Beijing metro, attracting curious glances and inquisitive questions.
    China has embraced Western fashion and futuristic technology as its economy boomed in recent decades, but a growing number of young people like Xiao are looking to the past for their sartorial choices and donning traditional
    "hanfu", or "Han clothing".
    These historic costumes of the Han ethnic majority are enjoying a renaissance in part...
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