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The dress Cheongsam
Cheongsam is the body-hugging one-piece Chinese dress for women. It is also known as mandarin gown. To say it in mandarin Chinese so that Chinese people will undetand you, you can call it “chi pao”. It was created in the 1920s and was quite popular among Chinese women. Although nowadays Chinese women prefer modern and western dresses, and you don’t see women wearing Cheongsam too often in their...