Keziah Daum and a friend are pictured at her high-school prom. Daum, who does not have Chinese heritage, was both celebrated and lambasted on Twitter for wearing a cheongsam, or qipao - a traditional Chinese dress. Photo: Keziah Daum via Twitter

Teenager’s dress sense shows cultural appreciation

An 18-year-old US student who wore a cheongsam to her school prom is accused of ‘cultural appropriation’ on Twitter, but then Chinese rally to her defence

Topic |   Chinese culture

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Keziah Daum and a friend are pictured at her high-school prom. Daum, who does not have Chinese heritage, was both celebrated and lambasted on Twitter for wearing a cheongsam, or qipao - a traditional Chinese dress. Photo: Keziah Daum via Twitter
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