“Story of Yanxi Palace” – Qing Dynasty – Qipoa -Chenogsam – Seamstress Lady Wei Wei


Before the innovation of the Modern Qipao- Cheongsam in 1930’s Shanghai which revolutionised how women and men fashion in a very modern China, in which also revolution style in in the west, how the western women fashion inspired by the Oriental in which was very tight figure form fitting towards the figure in which elegant shows the women’s figure silhouette which made it iconically worn presently today.. as a major fashionable come back like HanFu..

Before that Shanghai 1930’s Qipao-Cheongsam revolution, the Manchurian Cheongsam was the fashion of choice of the Qing Dynasty (1636-1912)   throughout as it standardized that style during the dynasty.. Replacing the previous clothing standard Han Fu – Han Dynasty clothing style, in which also is form fitting towards the women’s silhouette but with a higher degree of freedom of flare of personal, individual style…

The Qing Dynasty Qipao- Cheongsam also have that sense of individual style but it’s more rigid, bold practicality uniformed for the occasion, in which each piece of clothing is hand crafted like, studied in this current Chinese made television production of “Story of Yanxi Palace” to the incredible sense of handcrafted detail of that era of Sixth Year of Qianlong… where the material hand crafted sewn with the necessary details and sewn methods of the that era with modern methods of creating television and movie wardrobe.. each wardrobe clothing brings that extra layers of the  character’s storyline – or multiple stories into that scene that the wardrobe create represented that persons individuality ..

“Story of Yanxi Palace” Qing Dynasty Qipao-Cheongsam- The Seamtress- Lady Wei Wei..

Premise introduction of延禧攻略 – The Story of Yanxi Palace-  In the sixth year of Qianlong, the young girl Wei Wei sought the death of the long sister and entered the Forbidden City as a palace lady. After investigation, he confirmed that his sister’s death was related to the ridiculous Wang Yehong, and he was determined to seek justice. Queen Fucha succumbed to the ritual, worried that she would go astray and try to give her warmth and help. Under the careful guidance of the Queen, Wei Wei gradually grew into a strong and courteous court lady, and put down resentment and serious life. The unfortunate death of the Queen caused the misunderstanding of Qianlong. The two men were mutually hostile and eventually understood and supported each other. With the courage, the astute and flexible mind, and the broad-minded mind, the ambitions of the courts have been resolved, and they have finally become the shackles of the prosperity of the Qianlong. It was not until before her death that she told the Emperor Fuchao that she had accompanied her to Honglong. She hoped that she would accompany her to Hongyi and help him to be a Mingjun, and that Qianlong knew that Fucha had a good heart. In the 60 years of Emperor Qianlong, Emperor Qianlong declared that the son of Wei Wei, the prince of Yongzheng, was the crown prince. At the same time, he was the queen of the prince, and he finally fulfilled his promise to the Queen of Fucha with his own life.

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