With the opening of China , it is sometimes encountered in Western and modern Chinese fashion as a sleeveless shirt and backless halter-top blouse. Using the same characters , it is also known as a doudu    or doudou. Its various Chinese names are typically left untranslated in English. In the 19th century, it was translated or glossed as a Chinese " stomacher " or " corset ".
Dudou - Wikipedia
The railing lost my laundry, which flapped and stained everywhere Flower petals sullied so soon after I wash and hang them out to dry. How can I cross this spring without a single pair of panties? When I offered a swaying green to every fingertip and warmed them with my lips, a pair of hands wove that thin, futile fabric into underwear. We evaporate, soaking our hands in a flower bowl The flowers that flipped skirts now throw themselves over the far shoulder of the sun in the garden where trees take off their panties and wave them like flags. They also make chogwa , a quarterly e-zine featuring one Korean poem and multiple English translations.
Revealing history of Chinese lingerie
Recently, supermodels shined in the spotlight wearing underwear at this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai. Their performance became a feast to the eyes for both men and women. Yet, to women, the more important thing they care about is not the show, but the underwear itself. Nice underwear must be able to protect women's bodies and display their natural beauty.
A woman wears a red du dou in artist Pan Honghai's oil painting. In traditional Chinese culture, being decent and noble is hiding one's talent and beauty, rather than exposing or showing off. Exposing one's body was indecent behavior for both men and women. And to ancient Chinese people, clothes were more like a symbol of social status, rather than simple fashion.