As you can see from the pictures above usually Chinese Dance costumes are bright, happy colorful colors. Usually Chinese Dance costumes are dresses or tops with skirts. Most times in Chinese Dance costumes women wear high heels or they just dance barefoot. The traditional Chinese Dress is called a qipao or cheongsam. The "pien-fu" is a tunic-like top worn at ceremonies. A "ch'ang-p'ao" is a garment that looks similar to a long robe. That's what men wear.