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Shanghai Tang, where Chinese tradition meets modern fashion

Martha Taylor-Brown |
Shanghai Tang of Hong Kong combines the traditional Chinese clothes with modern style into luxury pieces for women.

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The elegance of a qipao top and the modern comfort of knitwear in this top from Shanghai Tang blends the best of both worlds. A knitted blend of mulberry silk and cotton offers the perfect amount of cosy. Dress it up with a pencil skirt for work, or pair it with jeans for the weekend. Qipao top features silk a cotton knit, mandarin collar, and a keyhole back with button closure. It comes in a beautiful Chinese red color.

In airy mulberry silk, this lightweight Shanghai Tang blouse oozes femininity with subtle frill details based on classic blouses, flowy cuffed sleeves and signature jade buttons. It provides a beautiful accent on the neck fastening and cuffs. Available in classic black and white, it’s the ultimate day to evening transition piece. In ivory color it is destined to fit any look you may have and it will fit in a perfect way. It may be your companion in a formal setting or a funny night out.

Shanghai Tang lace crochet panel qipao top is a perfect example of combining the traditional Chinese design with a modern trend. Shanghai Tang qipao knit top is upgraded and hits new heights with a lace crochet panel that makes this black beauty anything but basic. Pair it with crisp white trousers for monochrome magic, the simpler, the better. Let the intricate detailing shine and you will shine with it. With its slim fit it will be your perfect companion for special occasions.

And now something traditional to the bone but unmistakably modern. This beautiful mini qipao from Shanghai Tang features a jacquard of the plum blossom, an iconic flower of winter and a symbol of untarnished beauty and strength. It is designed with black side panels to create the slimming effect of an illusion dress. Try styling it with thigh high boots or strappy sandals. Beautiful pattern and exquisite details make this piece very special.

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