Chinese Clothing: Past and Present (Ep. 6)

Updated: 2021-11-19 10:55
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In the sixth video in the Chinese Clothing: Its Past and Present series, fashion designer Chu Yan talks about using traditional Zhang satin and silk brocade in the outfits she designed for the 2014 APEC summit.

Chu Yan discusses her use of natural dyes, weaving, embroidery and other intangible cultural heritage techniques that imbue her designs with a rich and distinctive nature, blending traditional elements with a creative and modern sensibility.