After Lu Yuan Zhi fell apart with his teacher and suffered oppression from his seniors, he left Beiping and heads to Shanghai. With his hard work, he earns recognition in Shanghai. When war erupts in Beiping, Lu Yuan Zhi heads back and swore not to make cheongsams for the Japanese. He uses his skills to become one of the greatest costume designers of China.
~~ Adapted from the novel “Hua Fu Chuan Qi” (华服传奇) by Er Huo (尔火).