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Chinese cheongsam, chinese dresses, chinese cheongsam dresses,
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Blossom Fan Cheongsam(Mini)

Manchu Cheongsam (Knee Length)

Chinese Cheongsam (Ankle Length)
oriental cheongsam

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Eternal Dragon/Phoenic Cheongsam(Ankle Length)

Dragon Silk Cheongsam(Mini)
Mini Dragon Cheongsam (Ankle Length)
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CHINESE CHEONGSAM or QIPAO
Flower Blossom Cheongsam(Knee Length)
The cheongsam is a female dress with distinctive Chinese features and enjoys a growing popularity in the international world of high fashion.
The name "cheongsam," meaning simply "long dress," entered the English vocabulary from the dialect of China's Guangdong Province (Cantonese). In other parts of the country including Beijing, however, it is known as "qipao", which has a history behind it.
When the early Manchu rulers came to China proper, they organized certain people, mainly Manchus, into "banners" (qi) and called them "banner people" (qiren), which then became loosely the name of all Manchus. The Manchu women wore normally a one-piece dress which, likewise, came to be called "qipao" or "banner dress." Although the 1911 Revolution toppled the rule of the Qing (Manchu) Dynasty, the female dress survived the political change and, with later improvements, has become the traditional dress for Chinese women.
Easy to slip on and comfortable to wear, the cheongsam fits well the female Chinese figure. Its neck is high, collar
closed, and its sleeves may be either short, medium or full length, depending on season and taste. The Chinese dress is buttoned on the right side, with a loose chest, a fitting waist, and slits up from the sides, all of which combine to set off the beauty of the female shape.
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