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Traditional chinese clothing


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  • 1. Chinese clothing is not only externally elegant but italso symbolizes culture and communicates its ownvitality. Archeological remains from the Huntingtonculture unearthed objects like bone sewing needles,stone beads and shells with holes in them clearlypointing out the use of ornamentation and sewing inthat age. Clothing associated with colors wasprevalent; red was the color for summer, green forspring, black for winters and white represented ofautumns.
  • 2. Ancient Chinese clothing favored darker colors and a fullydeveloped system of matching, coordinating and contrastingcolors and shades was used in apparels. Modern Chineseclothing has combined the ancient symbols of good fortunewith the more modern fashion aesthetics in the Chinesemodern clothing. A wide range of eye catchy designs forchildren and young peoples clothing is designed in modernChina, which includes lions, deities and masks of Chineseopera characters. Modern silhouettes are increasingly usingdesigns and appliqué bronzes from the ancient clothing.Prints, weaves, embroideries, and motifs from the ancientculture merge with new age fabrics and styles to createmodern Chinese clothing.
  • 3. Distinctive and unusual designs from centuries gone by likethe dragon and clouds embroideries used on robes meant foremperors are making a come back with modern Chineseclothing. These motifs and designs are usually beautiful andalso symbolize ancient culture. The nine dragon and fivecloud design was to bring good fortune to its wearer, and thedesign still holds its auspicious significance with modernchina. The amalgamation of this modern and ancientapparel, trends and symbolism is attractive and earthy. Thetraditional macramé is broadly used in modern Chineseclothing for ornamental purposes. It is used on borders,shoulders, openings and bodices. The modern bridal a prettytiara is another successful combination of traditional andmodern in its Sung dynasty design. Traditional pendants andSash in traditional colors of red, green and blue embroideredin the Hunan province style is still in existence.
  • 4. The Chinese modern clothing comes from traditional designsand customs. Today social occasions still see men dressed ina refined traditional long gown. Women too wear a modifiedform of fashion from the Ching Dynasty. There is no end tothe variations to these ancient clothes in height, length andwidth and ornamentation. Even the silk making, weavingand spinning techniques from the past have been developedwith modernity and textile industries grown around them.Chinese clothing hence helps people not only in china butaround the world enjoy traditional features and modern chicin clothing apparels.
  • 5. The most influential of all ancient times is perhaps theShang dynasty when silk weaving, spinning and making hadbeen developed. The modern Chinese clothing is visuallydifferent yet deeply rooted and interwoven with history.Ancient Chinese art and clothing has and will remain toinfluence modern Chinese clothing majorly. Culturally, chinais neither fully modern nor traditional; this is evident in theirlifestyle, modern adaptations of ancient way of dressing andeven through ancient art forms depicted as motifs on modernclothing. Despite the advent of western influences and thebusiness suit and jeans in the country, china and Chineseclothing remains deeply rooted in the countrys history andancient religion and practices. Read more to get informationabout features of Chinese clothing.
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