Oh So Ethnic, Jing An District

I’m so glad to see that Chinese people are now embracing ethnic clothing traditions moreso than ever before… Whether it be something as simple as a pattern:


or a bag:


It’s incredibly important to open up a dialogue and exchange with the proverbial Other, which definitely didn’t happen so much back in 2009 when I first moved to China… I would go as far as saying that ethnic minorities were and still are marginalized to a certain degree, but it seems like some Han Chinese are realizing the value of diversity.

Yay China!