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Duanwu special: Ancient fashion pioneer Qu Yuan's style

By Li Hongrui | | Updated: 2018-06-18 09:00
A jade pendant. [Photo/VCG]

Must-have accessories: jade and perfume

Apart from the hat, the poet also couldn't go without accessories, including jade and a sword.

He preferred wearing many of these adornments to seal his look.

Herbs. [Photo/VCG]

And having a nice scent was also essential for the poet, as he mentioned many times that his clothes smelled good.

In Yun Zhong Jun, a poem about a mythical goddess, Qu portrayed the deity "bathed in perfume made from herbs" and "dressed in richly colored outfits".

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