Uniquely Hong Kong: The Art of Qipao Tailoring

March 6, 2013

Mei Wah Fashion, located on the corner of Queen's Road West, Sheung Wan, is the oldest qipao, or Mandarin gown tailor store in Hong Kong. Kan Hong-wing, 63, is the store owner and one of a dwindling number of qipao tailors left in Hong Kong. In this second episode of our Uniquely Hong Kong series, the third generation tailor tells us the history of qipao, and why the art of Chinese tailoring has a special place in his heart.