A brief history of the qipao: China’s sexiest dress

A brief history of the qipao: China’s sexiest dress

By Catherine Zauhar | May 20, 2020 Illustration by Derek Zheng The qípáo 旗袍, sometimes referred to as a cheongsam (长衫 chángshān), is a traditional garment that has recently, for better or for worse, experienced a renaissance. Trendy vintage stores now sell the same...