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( Updated: 2013-11-14 09:26

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File photo taken in September of 1991 shows a girl wearing mini skirt walking on a street in Dalian City, Northeast China's Liaoning province. [Photo/Xinhua] More photos: China's changing fashion since 1978

Dalian Evening News found a local woman whose picture was taken and published by Xinhua News Agency in 1991. She was wearing a miniskirt in the picture, which was seen as a sign of Chinese people embracing fashion after the reform and opening-up policy.

Photo taken in September 1991 shows the woman, then 28, wearing a miniskirt in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning province.

Seen as evidence of how the reform and opening-up policy of 1978 changed people's lives and concept of fashion, the picture was widely used for news stories on the subject. 


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