Category Archive: Context

So Red So Green So Christmas, Xintiandi

This woman had no idea she was oh-so appropriately dressed for Christmas, but I mean: This other woman was also Christmas-flavored with her striped hair and bright green bag. I seriously couldn’t believe… Continue reading

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#ADreamIDreamed, Yayoi Kusama Exhibition at MOCA Shanghai

I recently went to MOCA in People’s Square to experience the Yayoi Kusama Exhibition, but mainly the Infinity Room. But there were plenty of things to experience and see, including the throngs of… Continue reading

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Red, White, & Brue, from Shanghai to America (with Love)

. I’d like to think that all these Chinese people are wearing red, white, and blue as a sartorial sign of solidarity, but I doubt that is the reason… But whatever their motivations,… Continue reading

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You Are Not My Father, South Bund

Yesterday I participated in the first “Blog Talks” event organized by Sandy Chu of http://shanghaistyle.net/. I really enjoyed presenting CPHNS (as well as chinafashioncollective.tumblr.com and chinafashionbloggers.com), but I also loved hearing other people… Continue reading

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Chinese Style, French Concession

As Shanghai Fashion Week approaches, the fashion media will inevitably ask both attendants and participating designers alike silly questions, the most likely being “What is Chinese style?” I say such questions are silly… Continue reading

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12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Day 12 – Have a Merry Christmas Eve!! (in your Pajamas)

I hope you are all having a relaxing Christmas Eve in your pajamas! And if you need to go outside for something, take a page from China’s book and don’t bother changing… I… Continue reading

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The Roller Disco, Putuo

So most Chinese people are not into vintage in the same way their Western counterparts are, but it’s slowly catching on in the Mainland… One reason they may not be that interested in… Continue reading

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Fashion Week Part II: Jenny Ji, Helen Lee, and Decoster Concept Rehearsal

So Shanghai Fashion Week went by pretty fast, probably because the weather was terrible so I didn’t make it to many shows… But I managed to make it to most of the domestic… Continue reading

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Androgyny, Shanghai

I’ve been wanting and meaning to do a post about sartorial androgyny for forever… But I never had the right pictures to correctly portray the manifestation of this sartorial trend in China, which… Continue reading

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