Hanfu enthusiasts in Nanjing, China. Picture: Alamy
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

Is ancient Chinese clothing fad more cosplay than nod to cultural heritage

  • Hanfu clothing worn in pre-Manchu China has enjoyed a recent revival among hobbyists who believe Chinese should have a national dress
  • But is it possible to select one style from the dozens of distinctively dressed dynasties and regimes going back 3,500 years?

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Hanfu enthusiasts in Nanjing, China. Picture: Alamy
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