Pu’er ethnic costumes show up at int’l fashion week
The news was updated on March 27, 2019.
More than 30 actors with the Lahu, Hani, Yi and Yi ethnic groups in southwest Yunnan’s Pu’er presented their colorful customs at the China International Fashion Week on March 25.
The China International Fashion Week kicked off with an autumn-winter 2019-2020 International Young Fashion Designers Contest runway in Beijing Hotel, drawing in 16 international fashion brands from Canada, Korea, Denmark, and the Netherlands.
“In designing the costumes, we got inspired by Lahu’s creation epic Mupamipa and their ancient songs passed down from generation to generation,” said Zhang Yujia, designer of the Pu’er costumes. The Lahu is an ethnic group that directly entered socialism from the primitive society.