Suzhou Tiger Hill “Wedding Street”
In ancient China, there were many traditional wedding customs. With the passing of time, many of these traditions have changed gradually, especially in the cities.
Nowadays, Chinese people combine traditional wedding customs with modern elements, creating a new fashion for weddings in China. Now, most couples desire to have a tailor-made wedding to emphasize the most important day of their lives. As a result, weddings in China have become a major event and the main focus becomes the wedding dresses for the brides.
Suzhou is a romantic city, for not only does it have a lot of love stories, but also it has a prosperous wedding industry. Suzhou has a significant wedding dress market where the wedding dress, with its low prices. This is attracting couples from all over the country, even from abroad. The market actually is based predominately along a street near Tiger Hill, with more than 700 wedding related outlets.It is known as the Southeast Asia’s largest wedding marketplace.
It is the centre of wedding dress designing, manufacturing and merchandising. There are thousands of wedding dresses, evening dresses, and bridal dress, all at competitive prices. In fact, the dresses are half of what you would pay in Shanghai. It is even possible to get white gowns at 140 -300rmb after much bargaining.
Nowadays, newly wedded couples have the option to have fancy costume photography. Some bridal shops not only have modern evening gowns, they also have costumes from the Victorian, Baroque era.
White wedding dress can be better to set off the bride’s noble beauty, in traditional Chinese thought, the red-letter day also should be red, so now, a set of festive as the evening gown Qipao became the new essential element of the wedding .
Tailor shop in front and a factory
In addition, many of the former shop and factory production and sales model, so easily tailored to the guests cut, these workshops can tailor dresses in one or two hours based on the customer’s needs, what are wrong place can be modified locally, meaning a bride can really find her dream dress. And reduce the visitors pick up time and transportation costs.
If you are planning to buy a wedding dress, then Suzhou has everything you could possibly dream of. For those not intending on getting married it is still very worthwhile to window shop and learn more about the ways and means of this burgeoning industry, China-style. The street is so close to Tiger Hill and Shantang Street that it would be worthwhile taking the Shantang Street Boat Trip, and then walking around the street of weddings.
婚纱 hūn shā White gown
虎丘婚纱一条街 hǔ qiū hūn shā yī tiáo jiē Tiger Hill “Wedding Street”
凤凰 fēng huáng phoenix
吉祥的 jí xiáng dē auspicious
Contributor : Candy Lu