How fabulous the Cheongsam is! Cheongsam, also known as qipao or mandarin gown, is well-known for its elegance and beauty, so it is highly popular either on casual or formal occasions. This fantastic cheongsam is an outer garment with short sleeves and mandrin collar, covering the body down to the mid-calf. Made of red silk with peacock patterns, this gorgeous cheongsam is especially accentuating the figures and charms of women. In Chinese culture, it is believed that red can get rid of bad luck and bring good luck. On wedding ceremony, red is the preferred color for the bride and groom. Peacock is the queen of the birds, so it symbolizes great wealth and high position and only the women with blue blood are entitled to be in the dress with peacock patterns. The part near the mandarin collar is decorated with cloisonne buttons. Cloisonne is a kind of Chinese traditional handicraft and it needs a lot of labor. Yellow binding is decorated on the short sleeves and mandarin collar. Both sides are made with slits toward the thigh and the length of the Cheongsam is to mid-calf. An invisible zipper is on the back side and yellow binding is decorated on the short sleeves and mandarin collar.
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The oriental dress is timeless, creating a sleekly curvaceous silhouette on any figure. Good Orient dresses show breathtaking femininity and sophistication that is appropriate for any occasion. These dresses are not just your average China Town products. These fashions are in house designed and tailored to fit.
GoodOrient has evolved back from 1998 as a hobbyist Asian theme webstore to what is now one of the leading fully-fledged Asian Specialty E-stores in the world. With fanciful selections of traditional and modern Asian-inspired apparel, exotic home decor as well as unique gifts and souvenirs, the company has gradually become the one-stop shop for those who aspire to bring home something a little different.
Good Orients Products
The Good Orient website offers an exciting range of Oriental apparel, accessories and home accents from countries around Asia, especially China. Their specialty is in distinctive Eastern-style apparel with a strong historical influence such as the "Cheongsam", "Qipaos" or "Long Dress" worn by women of royal status back in the Manchu era and has gained popularity even up till today. However, times have changed and so have the styles of cheongsam and the way it is worn. Nowadays, many of our qipaos are infused with a twist of western modernity whilst maintaining its ethnic charm, thus giving birth to the term "Asian-Inspired".
Since 1998, GoodOrient has been centre of the movement to bring stylish qipao garments with a modern twist onto the Internet. Their clothing designs are constantly innovated according to latest trends and you'll never know what they will think of next.
As the quality demands of their customer base has grown more advanced over the years, Good Orient have taken strategic steps to relocate their company's operations in the heart of China, to the birthplace of age-old magnificent silk and embroidery industry. Their apparel ranges for men and kids are just as exquisite.
With regards to unique home decor and gift items, Good Orient scours the far reaches of Asia in search of the best treasures. Every piece Good Orient sells tells a story and reflects the history from the region it originated. Whether you are looking for antique reproductions from turbulent Han dynasty period or minimalist-retro Zen furnishings for your spanking new studio apartment, Good Orient have something for everybody.
Good Orients heritage
When you bring home a piece of treasure from GoodOrient, you also bring home a piece of Chinese heritage. Shoppers will be able to familiarize themselves 5,000 years of history and heritage via Good Orients ever-expanding library of local cultural articles, free downloads and monthly e-magazine packed with intriguing stories about weird & wonderful places of the East.
Good Orients organization today
Recent regional expansion efforts have been made to better improve our service tandards for increasingly demanding worldwide customers, GoodOrient now has administrative offices in United States, Hong Kong, Singapore with main operations in Shanghai, China. With fully-equipped warehousing facilities and a string of friendly customer service staff, Good Orient aim to make your shopping experience in GoodOrient hassle-free and most of all, a pleasurable one.
When you shop at GoodOrient you know you'll be taken care of all the way from the time you require general assistance from our staff to the time you receive your products. But it doesn't end there. In the event that you ever need to exercise our free exchange or easy returns policy, their friendly customer service staff will ensure that your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed.