I haven't retained much Mandarin in two decades (and bartering is made all the more difficult because the Chinese have a system of hand symbols for numbers that's more complicated than our one to 10 fingers) but with the help of my iPhone calculator, I manage to haggle down the price of some silver jewellery and a traditional silk Cheongsam
Flaxman Stables parted with 460,000gns for a half-sister to smart performer The Gold Cheongsam
at Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale this year.
Other hopefuls with UAE connections include Ghasabah, who runs in the colours of Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance; Shaikh Mohammad Obaid Al Maktoum's Nargys; Zurigha, who is owned by Saeed Al Tayer, Chairman and CEO of the Meydan Group; and The Gold Cheongsam
, who represents Sharjah-based businessman Arashan Ali.
THE GIANT CHEONGSAM
is another refugee from the Royal meeting who has been found an easier opportunity on this card.
com COSTUME DRAMA | Imbibe the traditional cheongsam
style with this richly coloured and slimming pencil skirt.
Guests can have the chance to win custom made Cheongsam
Prior to the couple's departure, Deanna changed into a cheongsam
, a traditional Chinese dress.
In The World of Suzie Wong, clothes, and especially the cheongsam
, become significant markers of Chineseness.
TANYA'S TORPEDO The Gold Cheongsam
finished last in the Cheveley Park last weekend and is well worth opposing again today in the 2.
is one of the most perfect dresses and is the epitome of understated elegance.
The other costumes modelled were the Bedouin attire of Palestine women, the kebaya (blouse) and sarong (cotton skirt) from Malaysia, jeogori (blouse-like with long sleeves) and chima (skirt) of Korea, the sophisticated dress and headscarf of Brunei, the Cleopatra-inspired attire of Egyptian women and the Chinese cheongsam
Dubbed OThe Meritus Touch,O the full, 60-second advertisement features the iconic Meritus Ambassador cutting a graceful silhouette in her red cheongsam
, as she embodies the revered tradition of Asian hospitality [ETH] from the warmest greeting to the meticulous attention paid to every little detail as she prepares to welcome guests.