Maggie Cheung popularised the cheongsam for a new generation with her role in the film In The Mood For Love opposition Tony Leung.

The cheongsam, from swinging Shanghai to Suzie Wong to slit thigh-high

Since the modern, figure-hugging cheongsam made its debut in the 1920s it has been a Chinese fashion staple and part of popular culture thanks to films such as The World of Suzie Wong and In The Mood For Love

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Maggie Cheung popularised the cheongsam for a new generation with her role in the film In The Mood For Love opposition Tony Leung.
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