Welcome to The Cheongsam Emporium
About this site:This a site dedicated to The Cheongsam or Qipao - a traditional Chinese dress for women. Its high Mandarin collar, figure hugging form and side slit is synonymous with oriental elegance and style.

contributions - If you would like to contribute to this site - whether it be reminisces, opinions, photos or articles i would love to hear from you. I am particularly interested in hearing from ladies who wore the Cheongsam in the 1950's, during the final stages of its glamour years. I would also love to hear from tailors and seamstresses who have made Cheongsam- maybe you have a dress pattern which i can put up on the site.
You can contact me at this email address.

copyright -The material here has been gathered from various books, magazines and souvenirs i have collected over the years not to mention other web sites. If you do see something you own the copyright for and want it removed please drop me a line.

Thank you to Stephen of the Tight Skirt Page for all his help and encouragement with this project.

Enter The Cheongsam Emporium
Edward - 1999