Hanfu in Tang Dynasty was introduced to you before. Today, it brings you the style of Hanfu in Song Dynasty.
Before introducing the Han clothes of the Song Dynasty, let’s first understand the Song Dynasty.
The Song Dynasty (960 – 1279) was divided into two stages, the Northern and Southern Song Dynasties. It experienced eighteen emperors and enjoyed the country for 319 years.
The greatest feature of hanfu in Song Dynasty is simple and elegant. Compared with the elegant appearance and bold colors of the Hanfu of the Tang Dynasty, the Hanfu of the Song Dynasty is simple in shape, simple in tone, and the whole temperament seems more natural and elegant.
Song Dynasty civilian men’s clothing, mainly to the “ao (袄)” and “ru (襦)”. In ancient times, the poorer people wore “duanhe (短褐; short and thick clothes)”, which were designed to facilitate work. In addition, men in the Song Dynasty also liked to wear a shirt (衫). Unlike the clothes we imagined, this kind of clothes was very self-cultivating, not the kind of generous design we imagined.
Compared with men’s clothing, women’s clothing is more abundant, in the Song Dynasty, women generally wore ao(袄), ru(襦), shan(衫), beizi(褙子), banbi(半臂), dress and pants.
The general dress of women in the Song Dynasty was one or more layers of beizi with breast-wiping, wore skirts or pants on the lower half of the body, and they also wore an apron over their skirts and pants.
Song Dynasty Hanfu gives people a narrow, thin, long sense of vision, visual effect on the elongation of women’s figure looks slender and graceful.