History Main / Qipao

8th May '17 9:56:50 PM chizo
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The "sex appeal" of the qipao has many UnfortunateImplications due to Orientalism, YellowPeril stereotypes and fetishistic CultureEqualsCostume use by non-Chinese people. The popularity of the dress in Japanese media stems back to the Japanese occupation of China during the Second Sino-Japanese War when Chinese women still used the qipao as daily wear and were the targets of mass rapes by Japanese soldiers.

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The "sex appeal" of the qipao has many UnfortunateImplications due to Orientalism, YellowPeril stereotypes and fetishistic CultureEqualsCostume use by non-Chinese people. The popularity of the dress in Japanese media stems back to the Japanese occupation of China during the Second Sino-Japanese War when Chinese women still used the qipao as daily wear and were the targets of mass rapes by Japanese soldiers.soldiers (leading to the sexualization of the garment).
8th May '17 9:52:56 PM chizo
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The "sex appeal" of the qipao has many UnfortunateImplications due to Orientalism, YellowPeril stereotypes and fetishistic CultureEqualsCostume use by non-Chinese people. The popularity of the dress in Japanese media stems back to the Japanese occupation of China during the Second Sino-Japanese War when Chinese women still used the qipao as daily wear.

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The "sex appeal" of the qipao has many UnfortunateImplications due to Orientalism, YellowPeril stereotypes and fetishistic CultureEqualsCostume use by non-Chinese people. The popularity of the dress in Japanese media stems back to the Japanese occupation of China during the Second Sino-Japanese War when Chinese women still used the qipao as daily wear.wear and were the targets of mass rapes by Japanese soldiers.
14th Apr '17 1:43:53 AM rafi
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* Tsuruten's wife from ''Manga/DoctorSlump''. She usually wears a cheongsam and has been seen wearing several different colors of them.
13th Mar '17 10:04:42 AM Discar
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* ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive'': Since most of the world is based very roughly on Asian cultures, it is no surprise that something like a qipao shows up. The havah is a Vorin dress with long sleeves and a skirt, but it is designed to be form-fitting in the chest area. Most other nations dismiss it as prudish, but Shallan catches the sailors sneaking glances at Jasnah in her dress.
5th Mar '17 4:52:23 PM nombretomado
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* One of Morrigan Aensland's favorite VictoryPose outfits in the {{Darkstalkers}} series.

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* One of Morrigan Aensland's favorite VictoryPose outfits in the {{Darkstalkers}} ''VideoGame/{{Darkstalkers}}'' series.
5th Mar '17 4:28:29 PM ChrisX
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* In the 2017 Lunar Year on ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'', Symmetra (an Indian) got a recolor of her skin that made her look like wearing a red Qipao. The resident Chinese girl, Mei, got something else fancier.
1st Mar '17 3:41:56 AM Sabrewing
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* Shadow Yamato in the Sega CD version of ''VideoGame/EternalChampions''. She's a {{ninja}}, [[RuleOfSexy by the]] [[HighlyVisibleNinja way.]]

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* Shadow Yamato in the Sega CD version of ''VideoGame/EternalChampions''.''VideoGame/EternalChampions'' and its spinoff, ''VideoGame/XPerts''. She's a {{ninja}}, [[RuleOfSexy by the]] [[HighlyVisibleNinja way.]]
19th Feb '17 9:07:01 AM shawn_allen
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* In ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' episode "Slapsgiving III...", during the segment "The Cruel Tutelage of "Red Bird," Robin (CobieSmulders) wears a tight form-fitting dress with a Chinese design.
8th Feb '17 11:18:47 PM micucci
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The "sex appeal" of the qipao has many UnfortunateImplications due to Orientalism, YellowPeril stereotypes and fetishistic CultureEqualsCostume use by non-Chinese people. The popularity of the dress in Japanese media stems back to the Japanese occupation of China during the Second Sino-Japanese War when Chinese women still used the qipao as daily wear. Chinese women were often the targets of mass rapes and made sex slaves by Japanese soldiers. They were [[VictimBlaming victim blamed]] for being hypersexual or accused of being temptresses to excuse these war crimes -- making it a very heated issue.

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The "sex appeal" of the qipao has many UnfortunateImplications due to Orientalism, YellowPeril stereotypes and fetishistic CultureEqualsCostume use by non-Chinese people. The popularity of the dress in Japanese media stems back to the Japanese occupation of China during the Second Sino-Japanese War when Chinese women still used the qipao as daily wear. Chinese women were often the targets of mass rapes and made sex slaves by Japanese soldiers. They were [[VictimBlaming victim blamed]] for being hypersexual or accused of being temptresses to excuse these war crimes -- making it a very heated issue.
1st Feb '17 2:41:49 AM JamesAustin
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* Nancy Kwan famously wore one in ''The World of Suzie Wong''.

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* Nancy Kwan famously wore one in ''The World of Suzie Wong''.''Film/TheWorldOfSuzieWong''.
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