A still from the drama ‘Story of Yanxi Palace’, which concludes on TVB Jade this Saturday.

'Story of Yanxi Palace': how authentic are the accessories worn by the empress and concubines in hit TV drama?

The 70-episode drama of intrigue at the Qing dynasty court features many authentic props in order to recreate a tumultuous era in China’s history

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A still from the drama ‘Story of Yanxi Palace’, which concludes on TVB Jade this Saturday.
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Laramie Mok

Laramie Mok

Laramie is a bilingual editor and journalist on the South China Morning Post’s Specialist Publications desk. She is particularly interested in arts and culture, and Hong Kong history. Her writing covers a range of topics, including fashion and beauty, lifestyle, design and social journalism. Before joining the SCMP, she was a reporter at various local magazines and newspapers. Writing inspiring features with an interesting angle is where her enthusiasm lies.