Love the show? Learn how to dress in a modern day Yanxi style

Ever since Yanxi Palace debuted in China in July 2018, viewers have been wowed by its elegant outfits and refined accessories, which boast meticulous detail.
Ever since Yanxi Palace debuted in China in July 2018, viewers have been wowed by its elegant outfits and refined accessories, which boast meticulous detail.PHOTO: IQIYI

SINGAPORE - Thanks to a gripping plot and a strong and clever female lead, Chinese imperial drama Story Of Yanxi Palace easily became one of the biggest Asian television hits of the year.

In China, the 70-episode series starring relative unknowns such as Wu Jinyan and Qin Lan racked up a cumulative 13.3 billion views, which averaged out to about 190 million views an episode. The show follows the story of a smart and daring palace maid who enters the Forbidden City to uncover the truth of her sister's death.

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