Ponders on the Silk Garment: Cheongsam Phenomenon
Silk is a symbol of Chinese traditional garment culture, it represents the characteristics and spirits of Chinese civilization; Cheongsam is an integrated epitomization of modern Chinese civilization and western culture, and is an acknowledged quintessence of traditional Chinese garment. No matter cheongsam chooses the silk or silk chooses the cheongsam, it is the excellent match of unique material and classical style that accomplishes the elegant appearance and cultural connotations. However, in reality, cheongsam culture has been deducted but failed to come to any agreements, and presents awkward cheongsam phenomenon. This paper ascribed and explained cheongsam phenomenon, discussed the real situation and culture passing-down in terms of modern garment culture.
Lun Bai and Guo-Qiang Chen
M. Q. Sun and D. L. Ma, "Ponders on the Silk Garment: Cheongsam Phenomenon", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 175-176, pp. 545-548, 2011