In the Mood for Wong Kar-Wai

Wong Kar-Wai’s 2000 film In the Mood For Love won all kinds of awards, but I mostly remember it for the main character Su Li-Zen’s fabulous wardrobe of Shanghai dresses. Each dress fits her so perfectly, it is as though the dress is fabricated for her out of some kind of silken liquid. The patterns on the full length dresses range from bold and colourful florals, to iridescent silks that shimmer with each graceful step she takes.

Bold florals and perfect hair create an impression in the shipping office where Su works.


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