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Discover LIANG YUAN (良缘), your go-to authentic traditional Chinese costumes boutique in Malaysia. Pioneering traditional Chinese costumes for over a decade, we offer a vast selection of unique designs for rental and customisation services. Dive into the world of rich cultural heritage and embrace the allure of traditional Chinese wedding costumes; Qun Gua (a.k.a Kua/Kwa) (裙褂).


A Glimpse of History and Symbolism of the Qun Gua (裙褂)


The Qun Gua (裙褂), a traditional Chinese wedding costume, embodies deep historical roots and symbolism. It reflects the diverse Chinese multiethnic groups, each with their own distinct wedding attire. Malaysians of Chinese descent from the Lingnan region predominantly wear the Qun Gua (裙褂), characterized by its unchanging form over centuries.


Consisting of a top (Gua) (褂) and a skirt (Qun) (裙), it features auspicious motifs like dragon, phoenixes, bats, peonies and etc. A popular tale traces its origins to the Qing Dynasty when an Emperor's gift sparked its creation in Guangdong, later spreading across the empire and to Hong Kong due to emigration. Efforts through exhibitions and media have preserved its significance as a cultural heritage representing tradition, art, and legacy.

Exploring the Different Styles of Qun Gua (裙褂)


Whether you're a bride-to-be or intrigued by Chinese culture, discover the different styles of each Qun Gua (裙褂). Generally speaking, the classification of the Qun Gua (裙褂) very much depends on the density of its gold embroidery; whereby the greater volume it’s, the higher hierarchy/ranking the costumes will be. This system of classification highlights the importance of social status and wealth in traditional Chinese culture, where the display of material possessions was often a symbol of one's family background and social.

In the lineage of gold embroidery Qun Gua (裙褂); there are Gua Huang (褂皇), Gua Hou (褂后), Da Wu Fu (大五福), Zhong Wu Fu (中五福) and Xiao Wu Fu (小五福). Let's discover the unique characteristics and differences of each category. Read more here.


What makes a set of Qun Gua (裙褂) exquisite?


The splendor of Qun Gua (裙褂) resides in its GOLD EMBROIDERY. Guided by auspicious designs, Masters intricately weave gilt threads onto red fabric, creating varied patterns. This labor-intensive process, though costly, elevates its value. Beyond price, Qun Gua (裙褂) signifies cultural heritage, listed as INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE in China.


Besides beauty, traditional Chinese wedding attire conveys formality, respect for elders, and cultural devotion. Demonstrated in weddings, it reflects familial hierarchy—seniors in black Qun Gua, parents in black-red or maroon, and brides in vibrant red. This attire unites tradition, artistry, and respect, echoing Chinese society's enduring values.

Navigating Factors in Choosing Your
Qun Gua (裙褂)


When selecting your Qun Gua (裙褂), consider factors such as budget, embroidery density, motif designs, craftsmanship quality, silhouette preference, and color. Your Qun Gua (裙褂) symbolizes cultural heritage and holds lasting significance. Take your time, enjoy the process, and choose a Qun Gua (裙褂) that embodies confidence, comfort, and beauty on your special day. For further insight, click this link to read more.

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Elevate Your Celebration:

Choose LIANG YUAN (良缘)


LIANG YUAN (良缘), your ultimate destination for customisation and rental of authentic Qun Gua (裙褂). With a legacy spanning over a decade, we are trailblazers in preserving and sharing the essence of traditional Chinese attire.

  • Industry pioneers with a collection of 100+ unique designs reflecting Chinese heritage.

  • Exceptional quality: Utilizing finest materials and intricate techniques for excellence.

  • Expert consultants available for personalized guidance and assistance.

  • Widely recognized on local TV, newspapers, and social media for unwavering commitment to perfection.


Explore our offerings on our website or in-store, and connect with our professional consultants to experience quality firsthand.

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