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  • if you've seen the movie in the mood for love, you may have seen this type of dress before high collar and tight waist with a bit of embroidery.

  • This is cheap, all also known as strong.

  • Some project send you, uh, think things guy in Hong Kong has been making them by hand for over half a century thing.

  • Young comma to the cables and loss of Fenian E O A.

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  • I think the cheap all started appearing in 1920 Shanghai, as featured in this movie in all consuming love.

  • Keep all means Banner gown and Mandarin Chinese, a reference to the iconic banners of the Manchu people.

  • It's a combination of influences from the West and the man choose who ruled China at the end of the 19th century in Hong Kong.

  • It's the wardrobe choice for movies set in the 19 sixties, including the world of Suzie Wong and In the Mood for Love in Cantonese.

  • It's called chum, some or long dress.

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  • What's its yen?

  • Apart from other tailors is his commitment to traditional techniques.

  • Here are a few.

  • First, he uses an old Chinese counting system called suits numerals to take down measurement.

  • Come on, live a little, little Laura.

  • Just move.

  • That fabric will sometimes use a good old fashioned iron.

  • Other times he'll just use his mouth.

  • Kidding mothering.

  • While most Taylor's use patterns to cut out address yeah, prefers using chalk and string e bigger for me.

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  • Nothing you keep.

  • And he uses glue to stiffen the fabric and create decorative elements like this scene.

  • But like many handmade crafts in Hong Kong, this art form is fading.

  • Now we're doing, uh a, uh That's because it takes years to become a dressmaker.

  • Yan had to start off as an unpaid apprentice.

  • Uh huh.

  • So what is what?

  • It s so they mata McGary is such a big you know, what is the oh e o?

  • Hey, started dressing stars like Angie Chew, Lily Ho, Michelle Yeoh and even beauty pageant Queens E.

  • Today Yan divides his time between his small studio and a tailoring school where he teaches students his craft come to Cape e o e colleague.

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if you've seen the movie in the mood for love, you may have seen this type of dress before high collar and tight waist with a bit of embroidery.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/07
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