Category Archive: Chinese People

Practical Patchwork, Zha Bei District

Today I traveled to the edges of Shanghai, which are very far away considering it’s a sprawling city of 20+ million. But I had to go to Zha Bei District to open my… Continue reading

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Shanghainese Snowbunnies, Jing An District

I got a call this morning from my friend Lexie that she just spotted a woman wearing a bag over her head to shield herself from the minor blizzard we were having (I… Continue reading

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Dumpster Divers (and Dumpers), Jing An District

So this afternoon I saw this woman looking rather peculiar, but not too different from the other old folks I see collecting trash/treasure (depending on your point of view) in Shanghai during the… Continue reading

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My Friends from Xin Jiang, (in) Jing An District

Today we have pictures of some of my best friends in China: the good people of Xin Jiang! Not only are the usually well-dressed (maybe I’m biased in judging their well-dress-edness cause they… Continue reading

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Street Corner Contrasts, Jing An District

As you’ve probably noticed from following this blog, there are a lot of fashion-related happenstances in Jing An District… As one of the most affluent areas in Shanghai and home to Plaza 66… Continue reading

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At the Flower Market, Northern Jing An District

Upon entering the Bird and Flower Market, I was greeted by this fine specimen: I must say, she was very appropriately dressed for her line of work. I guess this is kinda what… Continue reading

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Old Chinese People Have Style Part II, Shanghai

As the weather dropped drastically from the 70s to the 40s this past week, Old Chinese People have been showing up their younger counterparts with those mad layering skills.

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Subway Shots, French Concession

I hate to queue when trying to buy a subway ticket, but it was OK this time because I got to admire this young woman’s very interesting outfit. It’s a bit boyish, but… Continue reading

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Letter Sweater Crosswalk, Jing An District

I love how this lady’s cardigan is not as literal as “Loud Beats Saved My Life” or “We Get F#%&*$ Busy”, but the subject still certainly suggests a lot to the viewer. I… Continue reading

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