However, not many women will turn to the traditional cheongsam — loosely translated as "long dress" — as their outfit of choice for the festive season. Between the late s and s, many Chinese women in China, Hong Kong and Singapore wore cheongsams as part of their everyday wardrobe. It faded out of fashion over time as women found the high-slit, tight-fit silhouette impractical for everyday life. That could change with modern cheongsams on the market. Channel NewsAsia met with two designers who have reinterpreted the traditional cheongsam in a spectrum of styles for the modern woman. Tong Tong Friendship Store, for one, was born out of a desire to give a fresh take on the tired stereotypes of Chinese clothing. So now, it has to be different.
Giving the traditional cheongsam a modern facelift
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Murder of Shao Tong
She had been reported missing nine days earlier. Her car and body were in the apartment complex he lived in. Li was not present. Police believe that after abruptly checking out of the hotel the following morning, he had used her phone to text her friends that she was going to be away for a while and that Li had to return to China for a family emergency.
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