Traditional Clothing

Introduction of Cheongsam                                                                        Cheongsam began in 1925 became popular in Shanghai as female students dress. Female students were probably the first major users. From the late 1920s to the 1940s, Cheongsam was popular for over 20 years, it changed Chinese women's Long-term wearing conservative dress. It is just right for the fashion.                                                                                                    ROC government issued a decree in 1929    

                                                                                                        Ancient Ladies' Dress

        The ancient Taiwanese dress is the same as the ancient Chinese dress since most of the people liviing in Taiwan immigrated from China long time ago. Therefore, Taiwan and China shared the same history in the past. That is why our ancient dress is also the same as the ones in China.

A sari is 6-9 yards long material/cloth which is draped around in different styles in India and in parts of South Asia. It is worn with a blouse and is tucked into an inner skirt. It is a graceful attire and is the national dress of Indian women. Here are pictures of a sari and a blouse piece which is part of a wedding trousseau .

Illustration of different styles of sari & clothing worn by women in South Asia

A student delegation from St Mark's Senior Secondary Public School, Meera Bagh, New Delhi, India  were in 
National Junior College ,Singapore in 2009 when they dressed up for the Governance class in various state attires of India. 

Traditional Dress Text and photo: Fang Yi Liu WSHS Taiwan
                                                                                     Chiongsam photos permission;Najlaa Alazzawi
                                                                         Ancient ladies dress: Photos taken by Jennifer Chen WSHS Taiwan
Saree Text and Photo: Yastika SMSMB India
Attribution: "Styles of Sari" by M. V. Dhurandhar - Not stated by uploader.. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons -
State attires of India text and image: Global projects SMSMB India