Category Archive: Context

Sunbrellas Part 二, Hong Kong

While in Hong Kong (well, Kowloon to be specific), I spotted a conical shaped hat from afar, but this one was different from others I’d seen in China… The material looked to be… Continue reading

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Not Mainlanders (but kinda), Hong Kong

My trip to Hong Kong was short but enlightening and inspiring. They certainly have their own sense of style in Hong Kong, but I don’t think it’s as drastically different as most people… Continue reading

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True Colors 本色, Guangzhou

Apologies for my absence over the past few days, but I’ve been in Guangzhou without access to a VPN or proxy, so I’ve been unable to blog since WordPress is blocked in China…… Continue reading

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Harry Potter Opening, Xin Tian Di

I saw the first viewing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part II in China at midnight on opening day, and I was not at all disappointed… Well, I was a bit… Continue reading

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Sunday Best, Xin Tian Di

It’s Sunday again, a day for brunch and afternoon naps before the work week starts… again. In a way it’s the most relaxed day of the week, but it can also be one… Continue reading

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Post 105: The CLASH

This final post of my 100th Post Countdown of Shanghai’s Top 5 Sartorial Trends will break down what Shanghai’s style is all about, but first I wanted to point out that I’ve made… Continue reading

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CPHNS’s 100th Post!! : Shanghai’s Top 5 Sartorial Trends

Happy 4th of July everyone!! And apologies for not posting for over a week, but I’ve been moving and my internet has been down; furthermore, I’ve been delaying this post a bit because… Continue reading

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To the Shanghai Aquarium!, Pudong

The renowned Shanghai Aquarium lies across the river in Pu-Jersey, but I made the trek the other day since my friend was leaving Shanghai and to see what all the fuss was about.… Continue reading

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The Chinese Bag Lady, People’s Square and Xin Tian Di

The other day it poured like it hadn’t in a while in Shanghai, so most sagacious Chinese people stayed indoors… I, however, took advantage of this abrupt change in weather to chronicle what… Continue reading

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