Qing Dynasty Imperial headdresses by Boyan Chen - Inspired by the Chinese TV drama "The Legend of Zhen Huan" (后宫甄嬛传), which is itself adapted from a novel based upon the life of Qing Empress Xiaoshengxian (1693-1777)
The traditional Han dressings of Peoples republic of China reflect the inclusive spirit of Chinese culture. This is known as Han Chinese Clothing , Hanzhuang or very commonly as Hanfu. Hanfu has great historical background and it is one of the great inheritance from Han Chinese race to the Chinese heritage.
''Mongol noble women. Early 20th century.'' As incapacitated as Elizabeth I in her farthingaled splendour, these elite women signal their high status by wearing extended sleeves.By obscuring their hands the ladies show that they don't need to use them. Excessive overdressing in this fashion is a strange business. Rather than enjoying the ease wealth should bring them the wearers must suffer any number of exhausting inconveniences.