The old Chinese clothing consisted mostly of robes. While the ladies wore extensive tunics that arrived at the ground, the men wore tunics that arrived at their knees. The sleeves of the garments were wide, and loose fitting, with sashes being added as ornamentation. Hazier shades were liked over light ones. Lighter hued clothing was worn all the more normally by the ordinary citizens. The first old Chinese clothing was alluded to as the Han Chinese clothing. The outfit was known as the Hanfu. With the approaching of various dynasties, the hanfu went through a ton of modifications.
The earliest dynasty recorded, the Shang Dynasty c.1600 BC-1000 BC, fostered the fundamentals of the Hanfu; it was comprised of a knee-length tunic attached with a sash, with restricted cuffs called yi, a thin, lower leg length skirt, called shang. This was joined by a bixi, which was a length of texture that arrived at the knees. Since innovation was restricted, the main colors that could be used were essential colors-red, blue, yellow and green. It was a unisex outfit worn by people the same. The higher strata of society of course had more intricate work and motifs on it inspite of the restricted colors accessible. The accompanying dynasty, the Western Zhou Dynasty figured out how to uphold a social system in the old Chinese clothing. This was displayed by the intricacy in their outfits. This incorporated the length of a skirt, the wideness of a sleeve and the level of ornamentation. Further, the Hanfu became looser. The sleeves were more extensive and the yi was fastened with a sash which was embellished with jade ornaments. Since left-handedness was peered downward on, the yi was essentially hung in a style known as jiaoling youren, or folding the right side around before the left.
The shenyi came into force under the Eastern Zhou Dynasty. It is a sort of a mix of a tunic and skirt where the upper and lower halves were cut separately however sewn into one piece. Another extra change was that left finish of the robe chinoise dress was reshaped into a sort of line which could be fastened in front on the chest. This changed dress was immediately adjusted. In the antiquated Chinese clothing most of the conventional designs were unisex simply cut. Notwithstanding, as the dynasties changed, orientation specificity came into the shenyi. The men commonly wore pants and ladies, skirts. Every dynasty had their own styles of Hanfu as they advanced. Throughout the cold weather months in the old China, to keep them warm, individuals wore cushioned jackets over the tunics. However it is considered exceptionally normal in China, yet silk, as a texture was restricted to the rich. The poor wore hemp or ramie.