Phoenix Coronet

Phoenix Coronet

  In ancient China, wearing crowns was not limited to men, women, did too. But only for those who had the upper social status…

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Dragon Robe

Dragon robe also named as “yellow robe” was the gown-style dress of the ancient emperor. Starting from Tang Dynasty (618-907), it’s for emperor’s exclusive…

Ceremonial Robe

Ceremonial Robe

  Ceremonial robe was formal attire for Chinese emperor, grand council or scholar-bureaucrat to attend ceremony of offering sacrifices to gods and ancestors. Beginning…

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Origin of Costumes

From time immemorial, human being used animal hides, leaves grass and feathers to keep warm. These were the prototypes for the original clothes. Dating…

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What is a Hanfu?

Hanfu, also known as Hanzhuang or Huafu, refers to the traditional dress of Han Chinese people before Qing dynasty. The term Hanfu derives from…