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  • Source: China Daily According to data from people.cn, Chinese hanfu consumers surpassed 2 million in 2018, tripling the level of 2017. A recent report from Guangzhou-based consultancy iiMedia Research estimated that by 2021, China’s hanfu fans will reach 6.89 million, and the hanfu sales volume will total 10.16 billion yuan ($1.58 billion). Popular Hanfu Currently, there were more than 3,000…
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  • Do you like to dress up and transport yourself back in time to another era? Well now you're in luck because the "Hanfu" fashion is coming back with a bang. The Hanfu - Han Ethnic Dress The Hanfu (汉服, hànfú) is the name given to the traditional Chinese clothing worn long before the 17th century by the Han (汉族, hànzú).…
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  • Just in time for the spring flower viewing season, you can always find many videos on social media of girls wearing hanfu on spring tours during this May Day holiday. Nowadays, it's not normal to go to major scenic spots and events in China without encountering young people wearing hanfu instead. Hanfu is no longer a niche hobby, but it…
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History & Culture

History culture research and discussion

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  • During the Ming dynasty, the categories and styles of gold and silver ornaments had greater innovation and development based on the Song and Yuan dynasties, showing different visual aesthetic experiences and artistic styles. Among the various types of gold and silver in the Ming dynasty ornaments, "San Sher (三事儿, sān shèr, three things)" is a unique example. Unlike other ornaments,…
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  • Speaking of the Dragon Boat Festival customs, we can certainly think of many. In addition to delicious Zongzi, dragon boats, are also about decorating objects that symbolize good luck to drive away poisonous, as well as a variety of commemorative activities. But do you know what costume elements were used in the Dragon Boat Festival throughout history? Today, let's follow…
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  • Dunhuang's artistic heritage is the result of the collective creative labor of the ancient Chinese people, spanning nearly a thousand years from the Wei and Jin dynasties (c. 4th century AD) to its gradual decline during the Song dynasty (c. 11th century AD). Through the three forms of plastic arts: architecture, sculpture, and painting, they are interrelated and reflect each…
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Makeup & Hairstyle

Hanfu makeup skill and hairstyle tutorial

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  • Not enough hair volume to braid? Wear a wig and feel too heavy? Not sure what kind of hairstyle to wear with your hanfu? Let's learn a simple hanfu hairstyle (without adding a wig) today. 1. First divide the hair into the front and back, divided into areas as shown. 2. Divided into four parts, respectively, tied into braids. 3.…
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  • Traditional Chinese nail guards (Zhi Jia Tao, 指甲套), also known as "Hu Zhi (护指, finger protection)". The ancient palace noblewomen used gold and silver to make nail guards to protect their nails and show their status, were extremely fine and gorgeous, with a wide variety. If you have watched the wonderful historical TV drama Ruyi's Royal Love in the Palace,…
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  • A complete hanfu look is certainly not complete without fine jewelry to match. In the course of ancient history, traditional Chinese jewelry naturally evolved, graceful and luxurious, or refined and small. In this article, we will reveal through the order of dynasties, the fashion secrets in ancient traditional Chinese jewelry boxes. Let's see those periods of "China-Chic" how fashionable.  …
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Wear Hanfu

About different styles of hanfu wear recommended: traditional hanfu, modern hanfu, hanfu inspired, hanfu accessories, etc. Also includes tips on how to wear hanfu during seasons and traditional festivals.

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  • The hot summer season does not only represent dullness and bondage, but also softness, ease, breathability and silhouette opening. Besides the hanfu style, there is still a wide range of fabrics to choose from. Han Time's essential guide will start with fabrics and bring you hanfu style suitable for summer wear.   Ramie | Ancient Cloth for Summer Hanfu The…
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  • Traditional Chinese painting has a long history, and classic heirloom paintings not only give us an idea of how the ancients lived, but some hanfu styles are even inspired by ancient paintings. The paintings we are going to learn about today have even been "printed" directly on the Chinese hanfu costumes. The traditional style of the hanfu combined with the…
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  • Speaking of the Dragon Boat Festival customs, we can certainly think of many. In addition to delicious Zongzi, dragon boats, are also about decorating objects that symbolize good luck to drive away poisonous, as well as a variety of commemorative activities. But do you know what costume elements were used in the Dragon Boat Festival throughout history? Today, let's follow…
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Cdrama

2021 best popular Chinese drama you should watch. See more ideas about Cdrama, TV shows, Movies, and top 10 Chinese dramas.

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  • On March 20, "Palace of Devotion" directed by Li Shaohong began to air. Compared to the eagerly developing plot, what attracted more attention from netizens was surprisingly the typical Chinese clothing in the drama: the Song Dynasty Hanfu. Video about Palace of Devotion:  Song Dynasty was an era of high economic and cultural prosperity in ancient China, but their…
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  • Some time ago, the Ancient Chinese drama "Qin Dynasty Epic (大秦赋)" attracted a lot of attention. The drama tells the story of Qin Shi Huang Ying Zheng (秦始皇 嬴政), who with the support of ministers such as Lǚ Bu Wei (吕不韦), Li Si (李斯) and Wang Jian (王翦), in the late Warring States period, destroyed the six kingdoms, and established…
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  • This year's large-scale costume Chinese historical drama Serenade of Peaceful Joy (清平乐, Qingpingyue) has attracted a lot of attention from the production team, plot settings, cast, costumes, props, and set pieces. The drama has highly restored various scenes of Song dynasty life and characters, creating an ancient simplicity and elegance, which takes the audience back to the time of the…
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Hanfu Making

About Hanfu making, including cutting & sewing patterns for different Hanfu styles.

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  • This section contains Quju (曲裾). Size range: 155/80A to 175/96A. Please read the introduction of the topic and how to use this guide in advance.   Introduction The basic style of the Quju is the Jiao Ling You Ren, the back lapel is lengthened to form a triangle, which passes down the back and around to the front lapel, and…
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  • This section contains Pan collar Aoqun (盘领袄裙), which can be divided into: Pan collar Da Ao (盘扣大袄), Pan collar Duan Ao (盘扣短袄). Size range: 155/80A to 175/96A. Please read the introduction of the topic and how to use this guide in advance.   Introduction The round collar tunic was not originally a Han dress, but a new type of dress introduced…
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  • This section contains Beizi (褙子), which can be divided into: Xie Duijin Beizi(斜对襟褙子), Zhi Duijin Beizi (直对襟褙子). Size range:  155/80A to 175/96A. Please read the introduction of the topic and how to use this guide in advance.   Introduction Beizi is a kind of top with a pair of lapels, which relies on two ties in front of the chest…
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  • The 1st Hanfu Expo - Xiuwu has been grandly opened! Through the pictures, let's feel the heat of the scene.
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  • Many girls like to take a set of Hanfu photos as a memory when they buy a new Hanfu. When we take portraits, besides paying attention to our hairstyle and makeup, there is also a very important aspect, which is the decoration we hold in our hands when taking pictures. Now there are many ancient style decorations available for us…
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  • Today we bring you Hanfu photos for Christmas, as well as a few tips. Choice of Hanfu for Christmas: The most recommended Hanfu is the Ming-style Hanfu, such as the standing collar Shan (立领衫), round collar Shan (圆领衫), square collar Ao (方领袄), Changshan (长衫), and Mamian skirt (马面裙), which are not only suitable for winter, but also for Christmas with…
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Stories

Interesting hanfu stories

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  • Contributed article from user Shengli for 2021 Hanfu Free Giveaways & Contests PLAN C (My Story with Hanfu). Through your dislike of the gauze hat as mean, You have come to be locked in a cangue; Yesterday, poor fellow, you felt cold in a tattered coat, To-day, you despise the purple embroidered dress as long! Confusion reigns far and wide!…
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  • Contributed article from user LiangYuZuan for 2021 Hanfu Free Giveaways & Contests PLAN C (My Story with Hanfu). I had been exposed to Hanfu early as a child. I remember watching "Liang Shan Bo, Zhu Ying Tai" (1979) and Jacky Chan starring in "The Young Master" (1979) in theater while waylaying in Macau. I also remember seeing Shirley Temple films in black…
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  • Contributed article from user xiayang for 2021 Hanfu Free Giveaways & Contests PLAN C (My Story with Hanfu). Recently, I cleaned up my closet and found that I bought a lot of hanfu, some of which I haven't worn for a long time, as time goes by, I've been in love with hanfu for some years now, so I'd like to take this…
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Travel China

All about China, and traditional Chinese culture

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  • The Chinese culture forms a world apart from strong isolation. Only in prehistoric times, especially the Neolithic, can we point to any contact between such distant worlds. The pottery with painted spirals of the Chinese Yang-Chao culture, in the 3rd millennium, resembles that of Southern Russia and the Danube at the same time. It has been brought from the West,…
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  • China is a country of walls. Not only the cities were enclosed by walls, but also the quarters, within them again the quarters and each individual residential yard. To the outside, the courtyards had no windows, all life was concentrated inside, everything outside, foreign was, and is, usually seen as a threat. The Chinese characters for the city and for…
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  • Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in the Chinese calendar, celebrated in other East Asian countries, such as Singapore and South Korea. It is also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival. This celebration has important cultural connotations as a tradition, not only as a remembrance of ancestors in a strict family union, but also as a…
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Interview

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  • Hanfu models are arguably the luckiest of all, as they are always the first to try on the latest hanfu and take beautiful photos. But becoming a good hanfu model also takes a lot of hard work. Modern Hanfu found four hanfu models and let's hear their stories.   No.1 A Shang (阿尚) I am a college student studying drama…
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  •   On the evening of 26 May, a unique discussion was taking place in a courtyard in Yibin, Sichuan Province. The participants were all dressed in "Chinese traditional costumes", including a round-necked robe from the Tang dynasty, a Beizi from the Song dynasty, and a short Aoqun from the Ming dynasty, giving a sense of time travel at first glance.…
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  • From November 22, 2003, Mr. Wang Letian, a private citizen, wear the traditional costume of the Han nation and walk on the street. Wang Letian's action has been widely spread and has received a lot of support and response, and has set off a wave of the Hanfu movement in the country. In addition to the widespread of Hanfu enthusiasts,…
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