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First Lady fashion: Rhapsodies in blue

By Agencies
First Lady fashion: Rhapsodies in blue
Left: Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan wearing a stunning cobalt qipao with rich detailing welcomes G20 leaders at a banquet in Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province, Sept 4, 2016. ( Photo / Xinhua) Right: First Lady Peng Liyuan wears a chic blue and white number on an official visit to Warsaw, Poland on June 20,2016. ( Photo / IC)
First Lady fashion: Rhapsodies in blue

Left: Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan pairs a deep blue dress with a waist-cinching white belt as she arrives for a dinner for leaders during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Bali, Indonesia, Oct 7, 2013. (Photo / IC) Right: Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan waves in a powder blue jacket over a patterned qipao before departing Brisbane Airport at the conclusion of the G20 Leaders Summit in Brisbane, Australia, Nov 16, 2014. (Photo / IC)

With the world's attention focusing on Hangzhou for the G20, Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan's fashion choices have become a talking point around the globe. Wearing a delicate blue cheongsam, Peng was the epitome of Chinese classic elegance. Looking through Peng's previous public appearances, it seems that Chinese blue is one of her favorites.

First Lady fashion: Rhapsodies in blue
Left: Peng showed up at the Gallery of Modern Art in a crisp qipao with colorful embroidery for a dinner following the first day of the G20 leaders' summit in Brisbane, Australia, Nov 15, 2014. (Photo / IC) Right: Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan meets Tasmanian Devils while wearing a funky powder blue ensemble during a visit to Government House in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 18 Nov 2014. (Photo / IC)
First Lady fashion: Rhapsodies in blue
Left: Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan arrives in a floor-length beaded gown for a dinner hosted by US president Barack Obama during Chinese president Xi Jinping and his wife's visit to the country on Sept 25, 2015. (Photo / IC) Right: Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan welcomes leaders of APEC member countries in Beijing in a midnight blue qipao with rich jeweled details on Nov 10, 2014. (Photo / IC)
Chinese First Lady Peng has been widely praised for her impressive public appearance and her graceful attire choices, which have both deep cultural roots and fashion sense. Traditional Chinese elements, such as embroidery, mandarin collars, silk, cheongsams and Tang suits can be commonly seen among her fashion choices. In 2013, Peng was listed as best-dressed first lady by Vanity Fair, becoming a style icon throughout the globe. Let's have a look at some of her most stunning blue dresses.
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