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Inspired by one of the oldest dramatic and visual art forms in the world, our Chinese Opera Collection
features the bold and vibrant costumes and makeup used in traditional Chinese Theatre. This cultural
art form is well over 1,000 years old and is known for its mix of music, song and dance, acrobatics,
and marital arts. Our newest collection is reminiscent of the vibrant aesthetics, costume, and history
that is Chinese Theatre.
Our newest collection features new styles and classic Trashy Diva signature pieces. With red solid
contrast against such a vibrant print, our Chinese Opera Collection is sure to make you stand out!
The bold and colorful Chinese Opera print is a Trashy Diva original based off vintage renditions of
Chinese Opera masks. The print is comprised of several characters including warriors and wise men.
In traditional Chinese Theatre, masks are an important part to costuming with each color representing
a character's personality and emotions. White is used for an evil or suspicious character, green is an
impulsive or violent character, yellow is for ambition, red signifies bravery, blue is for loyalty, black is
for a rough personality, and lastly, pink signifies happiness! So now you know that the lovely red
contrast used in the Chinese Opera Collection represents bravery - so wear it proudly!
For more about the history of Chinese Theatre, check out Amelia's blog!
Old favorites and new styles make up the Chinese Opera Collection! The Amaya Dress returns
with shorter kimono sleeves than our first Amaya Dress, and a bright red contrasting waist section
with long waist ties. Dress the Amaya up or down, this style is quite versatile! We just love this
The Ashley 3/4 Sleeve Dress has made a comeback after several years! This is everyone's
favorite Ashley Dress but with 3/4 sleeves! This 1940's inspired style is a classic! The Day Dress
is back again and with decorative contrasting red frog closures, and it's classic streamlined casual fit.
The Lena Sarong Dress returns with a red contrasting inner bodice. Featuring a sweetheart
neckline and sarong-style skirt with ties - this tropical style will have you yearning for a vacation!
Our favorite - the 1940's Dress is back again and with the 3-band waist. As the name implies, this
style is a classic cut from the 40's. Featuring lots of ruching and gathers, a v-neckline, and an a-line
skirt, this vintage inspired style is a customer favorite! The Annette Middy Dress is perfect for those
looking for a length longer than our Annette Mini but shorter than our classic Annette Dress. The
Annette Middy Dress pairs nicely with a red cardigan for cooler weather and add a red obi belt for a
touch of contrast! The Kimono Robe has quickly become our new favorite robe! Easy to wear and
in such a stunning print, how can you not love it? Wear alone or pair with our Lounge Pants.
Separates include matching blouses and a skirt! The Anna Blouse returns and with a red contrast waist.
This blouse is perfectly worn with our matching Gathered Back Skirt or Lounge Pants. Wear the
Gathered Back Skirt with either the Anna Blouse or the Lena Blouse.
And lastly, finish your Chinese Opera outfit with some of our collection accessories. The Long Scarf is
perfect for cooler weather. Brighten up a solid colored outfit with the scarf or the Knot Hairband - the
best finishing accessory for this collection!
SHOP THE LOOK: RED
1 - Namrate Joshipura Metal Palm Turban
2 - Re-Mix Veronica Heels
3 - Jan Michaels Buddha Head Ring
4 - Lenora Dame Nostalgic Neon Necklace
5 - Trashy Diva Poppy Clip
6 - Besame Classic Lipstick
7 - Chinese Latch Gloves
SHOP THE LOOK: COBALT
1 - Louise Green Whimsy Floral Headband
2 - Chinese Latch Gloves
3 - Yochi Gem Cluster Earrings
4 - Re-Mix Eva Pumps
5 - Trashy Diva Large Poppy Clip
6 - All Black Envelope Clutch
7 - De Luxe Double Flower Cuff
SHOP THE LOOK: TURQUOISE
1 - Trashy Diva Chinese Opera Knot Hairband
2 - Vintage Turquoise Bracelet
3 - Leaders in Leather Tooled Traincase
4 - Yochi Starburst Crescent Earrings
5 - Re-Mix Aviator Oxford
6 - De Luxe Egyptian Cuff Bracelet
7 - Tarina Tarantino Deco Fan Earrings