Keziah Daum was criticised by some for wearing the qipao despite having no Chinese roots. She is seen here in the centre of the photo with her classmates. Their poses are both references to the YouTube comedy show ‘Vape Nation’. Photo: Twitter

Why US and China have such different views about an American girl in a cheongsam

Reaction to school prom photo posted on Twitter was less negative in the country whose culture some said had been appropriated

Topic |   Chinese culture

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Keziah Daum was criticised by some for wearing the qipao despite having no Chinese roots. She is seen here in the centre of the photo with her classmates. Their poses are both references to the YouTube comedy show ‘Vape Nation’. Photo: Twitter
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