The Shanghai Dress





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Published on Jul 6, 2010

The qipao is a stylish, sophisticated form-fitting dress that emerged in 1920s Shanghai. Meet Jane Zhu: she's studied qipao patternmaking and construction from master tailors. Celebrated in Shanghai and New York for her contemporary, made-to-order luxury qipao, Zhu's been featured in Vogue, Elle China, Harper's Bazaar China, Newsweek, and more. She will share her qipao designs and give a talk on the history and craftsmanship of these iconic, versatile dresses.

Make your own traditional Chinese button, design your own ready-to-wear pinback button, chat with a docent in the Shanghai galleries, hang out with friends over cocktails and music by DJ Quantum, and revel in the pleasure of fashion, design, and Asian art.

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    • A Retrospective
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    • Thomas M. Lauderdale, China Forbes
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    • Believe Music, [Merlin] InertiaPtyLtd, The Orchard Music (on behalf of Heinz Records/Inertia Music); AMRA, ARESA, ASCAP, UMPI, PEDL, UMPG Publishing, and 21 Music Rights Societies


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