Song Dynasty clothing and accessories emphasize elegance and beauty. Many of today's fashion trends were already popular during the Song Dynasty. What did Song Dynasty women usually wear? And how did they decorate their faces? Professor Chu Yan from Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology explains the beauty of Chinese clothing and makeup that she finds in Song Dynasty paintings.
The inaugural season of the CGTN Art Series, "The Song, Painted," is a virtual exhibition of Song-dynasty masterpieces that are currently housed in museums worldwide.
CGTN presents to the world a sumptuous journey of culture – zooming in on the Song Dynasty art and the ethos reflected in the paintings and delving into a millennial dream.