Women in Singapore’s Hanfugirls Collective dress up in the traditional clothing of Han Chinese for elaborate photoshoots, study ancient poetry written by women, and immerse themselves in the culture of the age.

We’re not weak, we’re Wonder Women: real Chinese femininity celebrated by group fighting traditional stereotypes through ancient dress and customs

  • A group of Singaporean women are subverting stereotypes of Chinese femininity by portraying Chinese beauty as not all about being demure and fairy-like
  • Called the Hanfugirls Collective, they use traditional dress and customs to express themselves as empowered, modern, confident women of Chinese heritage
Topic |   Chinese history
Women in Singapore’s Hanfugirls Collective dress up in the traditional clothing of Han Chinese for elaborate photoshoots, study ancient poetry written by women, and immerse themselves in the culture of the age.
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