Chinese Drama Review: Clothing the World/Tian Ya Zhi Nu


Also known as “A Weaver on the Horizon,” Clothing the World is a historical fiction drama about a figure in history who made significant contributions to the world of clothing/textiles. I was pleasantly surprised at this drama. It was very well made and well executed and kept me hooked until the very end, which is something I can’t say of many 35+ long dramas, historical or otherwise.

Ratings out of 10:

Acting: 8

Storyline/plot: 8

Plot Development: 5

Characters: 9

Music: 7

Ending: 6


Acting and Characters

Janine Chang played the main character, Huang Qiao Er. I immediately took a liking to her because she looked and acted so much like one of my favorite Korean celebrities, Lee Min Jung. Now, I will admit that she was a little better of an actress than is Lee Min Jung, but she’s not much better. I thought Chang did a good job with her character in this drama, but  I also thought it could have been better. Her character was easy to like.

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