Often think it's too cold to wear Hanfu in winter? A kind of Chinese style Hanfu is suitable for winter, it is Changshan (长衫)
Changshan is a good choice. In the early Ming Dynasty, it was still the Duijin jacket that was popular. At the end of the Ming Dynasty and the beginning of the Qing Dynasty, the Changshan with stand collar was more popular, warmer, and more stable. It can be worn for important festival activities or daily activities.
How to wear and match the Changshan of the Hanfu suit?
(1) Hanfu Changshan inside: Zhuyao (主腰) / Hanshan (汗衫)
The Zhuyao is close-fitting underwear (such as brassiere). Besides the round neck, the Hanshan also has a standing neck. You can choose the right clothes to wear according to the seasonal changes.
(2) Under the Changshan: horse-face skirt (马面裙)
The pleated skirt is also a kind of horse-face skirt, popular from the late Ming Dynasty to the early Qing Dynasty.
(3) The main body of Changshan:
There are also two kinds of long shirts, inside match and outside match.
The base coat for the inside, the fabric is thin, and the function is similar to the T-shirt, which is suitable for home clothes.
Secondly, the outside match Changshan can choose the style of large sleeve shirt according to the season. The collar can turn out and wear more comfortable.
(4) Shoulder ornaments of Changshan: Yunjian (云肩)and Gebin (阁鬓)
Yunjian, also known as a shawl, is the decorative fabric placed on the shoulder in ancient times. At first, it was only used to protect the cleanness of the neckline and shoulder, and then gradually evolved into a kind of decorative fabric.
(5) Accessories of Changshan: Yingluo (璎珞)
Yingluo necklace is like modern necklace jewelry, with excellent decoration effect. In terms of dressing, it can be worn on the Yunjian. Besides beauty, it also has the function of fixing the Yunjian.
(6) Matching of Changshan: Bijia (比甲)
Bijia, originated from the style of the Han suit in the Song Dynasty, has no sleeve long blouse. It can be divided into the round neck, straight neck, Duijin, sleeveless or short sleeve, and the body has vents on both sides.
(7) Matching of Changshan: Pifeng (cape)
Pifeng is a general winter coat for men and women. It can also be used as a decoration. There is little difference between men's and women's version of straight collar Pifeng, and women's version is often fixed with colorful flower buttons.
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