Evening dress, as a formal social occasion, are more representative of identity, status, taste, education and many other intangible languages. This is also the result of the historical development of costume culture. Therefore, the history of the development of Evening dress is actually the history of changes in the upper-level social clothing.

Chinese Evening dress development

At the beginning of the 20th century, traditional Chinese
Evening dresswere also robes and phoenixes. Feng Guan Xia was originally a dress of the Qing Dynasty’s life-giving lady, a symbol of power and status. Because it is full of jewellery and brocade, Rong Rong is very beautiful. And has become the admiration of power, and gradually evolved into a gorgeous wedding dress. When ordinary women get married, they usually wear only a big red dress. Then add a red headscarf and embroidered shoes and bring it into the room with a big red car. Because it also symbolizes auspiciousness, attention is a “red”.

Chinese ancient dress

Since the 20s and 30s, due to the influence of Western culture and marriage customs. the groom has a suit and tie, and also wears a long-sleeved shirt and a Western-style hat and sunglasses. The bride wears a evening dress and also wears a Chinese cheongsam with white satin. .

Wedding photos from the 20s to the 30s

In the 1950s, with the change of the political system, the evening dress evolved into the bride wearing a blue tunic and the bride wearing a cheongsam or a red dress.

50s wedding photos

From the late 1960s to the 1970s,evening dress also carried out “major reforms”. The bride and groom were all blue uniforms, and the fashionable ones were put on green uniforms.

60s wedding photos

In the early 1980s, with the deepening of reform and opening up, traditional Chinese wedding attire began to be in line with foreign countries. The groom wears a suit and the bride wears a evening dress to become a fashion and mainstream. From the 1990s to today, there are many kinds of wedding attire, more and more Newcomers choose the wedding dress that best reflects their personality. Whether Chinese or Western or Han or ethnic minority, as long as you can think of it, you will be satisfied.

80s wedding photos

The earliest prototype of the evening dress

Time reversed back to the ancient Greek Mino dynasty. Aristocratic women wear upper body breasts and obese hips. The bell-shaped skirt of the lower body is the earliest prototype of the evening dress. This year’s New York Metropolitan Fashion Festival. The theme is to respect the heavyweight clothing designed by the famous designer Charles James. Stars and supermodels use realistic props to add to the gown. Remember the history of women hidden in clothing buildings.

Ancient Greek women

The beauty of the 16th century is the mission of evening dress

When the time came to the European Renaissance in the 16th century. The style of tights and evening dress appeared, and the concept of clothing gradually became clear. Under the banner of anti-asceticism, clothing began to pay attention to the beauty of the human body and the beauty of the curve. The women’s designer represented by designer Dior puts more emphasis on the thin waist and hips. The combination of tights and skirts creates a strange and wonderful image of a funny bee, and also allows men to taste a visual meal in the depression.

Romantic poetic style of 17-18th century evening dress

The 17th and 18th centuries were popular in Europe’s rich and luxurious Baroque art and light and slim Rococo style, which showed and promoted the prevalence of “local tyrants”. The inflated pattern in the women’s clothing began to disappear. The skirt is replaced by a petticoat. The hard bra is gradually soft, and the exposure of the breast to the risk of SM is slowly disappearing. However, the hip skirt begins to become hypertrophy, which is a “tailing evening dress” and a “tailing wedding dress”. The ancestor. By the end of the 18th century, the style and style of women’s clothing began to change, the skirts disappeared, and the pastoral style appeared. The development of dresses tends to be diversified.

17-18th century dress