The traditional qipao collar is stiff and stands up on its own, creating a sculptural effect that lengthens and accentuates the neck.
High mandarin collar: May feel restrictive as you can feel the collar when turning your head. Very elegant look that elongates neck and back. Particularly flattering on thin-necked figures.
Medium mandarin collar: Allows for comfort and freedom of movement. Can be paired with any closure/sleeve style.
Low mandarin collar: Best with light colors or fabrics for a more casual, updated look. Comfortable and delicate in appearance.
Flared collar: Dramatic look that provides backdrop for curve of the neck.
Large flared collar: Very dramatic look that provides backdrop for curvature of the neck, chin and shoulders.
Sleeve can be broadly divided into the sleeveless, short sleeve, three quarter sleeve and long sleeve, it was mainly determined by weather. But nowadays women will wear it to attend the banquet, party, even as casual dress and in a variety of occasions. Younger women usually choose the first three, while the elderly were selected long-sleeved. Usually short-sleeve is four inches long, three quarter sleeves are about 16 inches, while the long sleeve is 19 to 20 inches.
The type of flower button
Flower button is the button under the Qipao, the role of the button is the same like the modern shirt today, but it is more fancy and beautiful hand-made with a cloth woven. There are several hundred button styles, such as butterflies, paragraph, diamond, large flowers, etc.
Front Piece (Lapel) style
Type of lapel styles: single-breasted, double breasted, straight lapel, slant, pipa lapel, music lapel, wishful lapel and no lapel.
The lapel is only for decoration, so wearing a double breasted or single breasted costumes are the same, but double-breasted costume is visually more beautiful and noble.
Round lapel - smoother flowing lines;
Straight lapel - round face female fit this model, can appear slender body
Side lapel - suitable for different facial wear.
In fact, the Qipao is mainly highlight the beauty and elegance of women.
Wearing Qipao with slits will make the mobility of women more smooth and graceful, thus can display women's modesty, softness and beauty. Like Chinese women's temperament, Qipaos are elegant and gentle.
Embroidered designs made Qipao more beautiful and special. The traditional designs are often embroidered dragon and phoenix, peony, peacock and other designs, the implication behind is mainly elegance, luck and prosperity.
When wearing Qipao it must be equipped with high heels as flat shoes do not seem as beautiful. High heels are able to show the noble spirit of the Qipao, and ideally it must be matched with stockings.
Handbags or hand purse are a good match.
There is no specific hair type or style, but most women are like her hair to be styled and neat.
資料參考：旗袍百科 / wiki 互動維客