Category Archive: Democratization

A More Refined China, Shanghai Railway Station

The way Chinese people dress has changed pretty dramatically since I first came here six years ago. Sure, there were always well-dressed Chinese people, but they were the privileged and international… Now dressing… Continue reading

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The End of Dynastic Rule, China

I’m pretty sure there are very few Chinese people and even fewer foreigners who are aware of the importance of today, but October 10, 1911 was the date of the Wuchang Uprising which… Continue reading

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The Chinese Dandy, French Concession

I love dandies, but I don’t like the way Wikipedia describes them. They portray dandies as middle class people who would imitate the upper class because they wanted or longed to be of… 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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Endorsed(?) Products

So I never thought that I’d use my powers as a media outlet for the endorsement of specific products, especially because I believe in every reader’s ability/ responsibility/right to make un-affect, autonomous decisions… Continue reading

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