The top collar can be parallel (left) or crossed (right)

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Parallel canada goose stockists uk collars render the chest undergarment (moxiong) visible, providing an extra piece with which to accessorize the ruqun. Below the color of the moxiong matches that of the pink banbi (left) green pibo canada goose kensington parka uk (right).

e) Beautiful from the back. All hanfu styles are pretty from behind (see chest high ruqun, quju, aoqun below), but waist high ruqun (top left) is especially so.

After waist canada goose outlet online uk high ruqun with parallel collars, my next favorite hanfu styles are, in descending order: waist high ruqun with crossed collars, heziqun, zaju, quju, beizi, chest high ruqun, aoqun (see this post for definitions).

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2) Heziqun (left): The hezi acts as a gorgeous centerpiece for the dress. 3) Zaju (right): The additional triangular strips add delicate movement to the outfit.

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5) Beizi (Song style): Arguably the most convenient style, and can be worn with trousers. canada goose outlet location Multiple parallel lines create a charmingly straight simple silhouette.

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buy canada goose jacket Note: the above is not a complete list of hanfu styles. There are more, like zhiju, u collar ruqun, yuanlingpao, etc (not to mention men styles). buy canada goose jacket

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Canada Goose sale Hi, thanks for the question! I covered the basic types of men hanfu here and here, so in this post I describe the basic types of women hanfu. Resources on identifying different types of hanfu can be canada goose outlet eu found in my reference tag. Canada Goose sale

canada goose coats on sale Ruqun/ the most basic type of hanfu consisting of a top and a wrap around skirt. The top is called and the skirt is called hence Sleeves can be narrow or canada goose outlet paypal wide. Generally speaking, people divide ruqun into two types based on the height of the skirt: Ruqun/ (waist high ruqun) and Ruqun/ (chest high ruqun). canada goose coats on sale

canada goose deals Ruqun is the goose outlet canada kind of ruqun in which the waistband is on the waist. Both men and women can wear it. For women, the top collar can be parallel (left), crossed (middle), or u shaped (right). Men ruqun are cross collared only. canada goose deals

canada goose black friday sale Ruqun on the other hand, has its waistband above the chest. The top collar can be parallel (left) or crossed (right). It canada goose outlet only worn by women. canada goose black friday sale

As seen in the photos above, ruqun is canada goose outlet toronto factory often accessorized with a long scarf called Pibo/ Originally used to protect against wind and cold air, pibo gradually became an important feature of hanfu.

buy canada goose jacket cheap Aoqun/ a type of ruqun that became fashionable during the Ming Dynasty. It consists of a double layered top called and a waist high skirt ( hence Unlike the ruqun that has the top tucked inside the skirt, the aoqun top is worn untucked, above the skirt. There are two types of ao and ao The ao (left, right) reaches the waist, while the ao (middle) covers the knees. Ao collars can be crossed (left, middle) or upright (right). Only worn by women. buy canada goose jacket cheap

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Bijia/ a sleeveless jacket, usually worn over aoqun, that comes in various lengths and styles.

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