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Luminizing and Elegance: Qipao in Shanghai

Start Date 10 August 2018
End Date 16 October 2018
Venue Shanghai History Museum
Location Shanghai, China
Curator Zhang Xia
Exhibition display of dressed mannequins

Trace the reinterpretations of the timeless qipao at the newly-openedqipao exhibit at Shanghai History Museum. 72 Shanghai-style qipaos are on display at the exhibition, some of them dating back to the Qing Dynasty. The exhibition chronicles the evolution of the qipao over the years and details how the qipao became the fashion and cultural symbol it is today.

Image courtesy of the Shanghai History Museum.