Bai Baihe, William Chan confirmed for modern romance drama

Only Side By Side With You 南方有乔木 is based on Xiaohu Ruwei’s novel of the same name and stars Bai Baihe (I Belonged To You) as Nan Qiao, a talented and aloof fuerdai (second generation nouveau riche) who designs drones. William Chan (L.O.R.D) will play Shi Yue, the man who befriends her with ulterior motives but falls in love with her instead.


Sinology Sunday: February 26, 2017

Late Eastern Han Dynasty Nobility (Clothing and Happiness).

This week we continue on to later in the Eastern Han Dynasty from Clothing and Happiness 裝束與樂舞 and Experiencing Dynastic Restoration 朝代復原體驗.  This is the period where Chinese underwear made significant improvements to where people started to feel more comfortable wearing fabrics of lighter weight and color.  This style of clothing or some variation of it persisted from the Eastern Han Dynasty and when China started to fraction into separate kingdoms into the Three Kingdoms Period, Jin Dynasty, Sixteen Kingdoms Period, and seems to have still been around in some shape or form in the Northern and Southern Dynasties.

From this point on in the history, you will still see a mix of the different Hanfu styles through history but you will probably see more Ruqun 襦裙 and other styles of Hanfu except Quju 曲裾.

More pictures below the cut.