A Find: Cheongsam
October 17, 2005
Some people collect stamps. Others collect figurines. I collect dresses (surprise, surprise), cheongsam to be more specific. Also called qi pao, they’re the traditional Chinese dresses with a slit skirt and a mandarin collar. You’ve seen them. Demi Moore wore a black one in “Indecent Proposal.” Just got the visual? She was seductive without looking sleazy (despite the premise of the film). You can find them in any Chinatown, of course. But I found them at great deals on ebay! Like this one from Oriental Collections.