The cheongsam appeared in the early 20th century. It was originally the "robe" of the Manchu people. However, with the exchange of Chinese and Western cultures, some people began to add Western-style three-dimensional tailoring to the robe, which made the oriental clothing more prominent the beauty of the female curves. But when did "cheongsam" appear in Taiwan? Cheongsam, cheongsam, the new trend of Japanese girls Many people think that the "cheongsam" was brought by the Nationalist government and their families who retreated to Taiwan after 1949, but in fact, the cheongsam appeared in Taiwan earlier than this.
It is called "cheongsam", but is commonly called "cheongsam". Image Manipulation Service After entering the middle period of the Japanese occupation, with the increasing frequency of East Asian trade, Shanghai's popular culture also began to affect Taiwan and Japan, some middle and upper-class families, urban women, or "girls" (waiters) in coffee shops, Can't help but be defeated by its charm. Like this "light blue satin embroidered floral long-sleeved robe (long shirt)", which was a popular style in the 1920s, and was worn by Ms. Zheng Lin Chang'e of "Hsinchu Chunguan Di"
Photo Credit: National Cultural Memory Bank Light Blue Satin Embroidered Floral Long Sleeve Chi Chi Robe The production place of this long shirt should be the Republic of China at that time. The cheongsam that was popular in the Republic of China at that time had wide cuffs, or was designed with large inverted sleeves, and the hem was about the knee or calf. Obviously, there are no slits, and the embroidery on the fabric is mostly Chinese. But for women who are not the official gentry class, it will take more than ten years for the cheongsam to become more popular in Taiwan in the 1930s. However, the popular cheongsam in Taiwan has changed to another look at that time. 6df418ca-887a-4145-ba1f-0b321de64cad Photo Credit: National Cultural Memory Bank Pink and orange satin and diamond lace long-sleeved robe For example, this "pink orange satin with diamond lace long-sleeved robe (long shirt)" was a popular product in the 1930s and 1940s.