Category Archive: Chinese People

Ladies who Lunch, Xin Tian Di

My dear friend Chrissy at Mary Ching (the extra-ordinaire Chinese-British shoe designer from Central Saint Martins) runs the incredible Mary Ching Blog. I love how it claims “Proud to be Made in China”,… Continue reading

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Loud and Literal, Shanghai and Beijing

Clothing with words on it is certainly not a novelty in the US, but there really isn’t any “standard” by which the Chinese apply English words and phrases to their clothing. However, I… Continue reading

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Crazy Things on Bikes, Shanghai

Since I posted that pretty dense theory stuff yesterday, I wanted to make today’s post fun and light… the end result is something more about China than Chinese fashion, but I hope you… Continue reading

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Old Chinese People Have Style, Shanghai and Beijing

I never would have guessed this when I was writing my thesis (without any field research to speak of really), but old Chinese people definitely gots some style!! Those 60-70 somethings that experienced… Continue reading

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Jiang Ling Fashion Show Part I, Xin Tian Di

I first discovered Jiang Ling at Shanghai Fashion Week in October 2009, but she forewent the tents this season for a Lamborghini-filled garage under the new Xin Tian Di Style mall. I’ve never… Continue reading

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Military Biker, Jing An District

I spotted this guy from my scooter on Xin Zha Road, and loved the silhouette and color. I was pleasantly surprised when I saw that his jacket’s military green was repeated. I took… Continue reading

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Club Shanghai Sparkles, Xin Tian Di

Although what’s happening on the street is a great indicator of what’s happening at large with the Chinese consumer, what goes on behind closed doors in Shanghai is perhaps more telling of the… Continue reading

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Street Corner Hipsters, Northern Jing An District

So I think chinesepeoplehavenostyle’s previous home at blogspot was a bit of a failure (despite some thoughtful posts and stunning pictures) for the following reasons: Not enough posts – I averaged about 1… Continue reading

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