May 18, 2022

Dressing Up For Noodles: In The Mood For Clothes by Julia Merican

Reading Time: 5 minutes Wong Kar-Wai’s turn-of-the-century masterpiece, In the Mood for Love, has been praised on many accounts: for its simple, heartbreaking refinement of plot, its stylishly saturated filmmaking, its stunning protagonists, and, not least of all, for Maggie Cheung’s breathtaking cheongsams, a source of enduring inspiration for women on the outfit prowl every Lunar New Year, hoping to look as sensuously smashing as Mrs Chan.