Category Archive: Fashion History

12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Day 2 – Seeing Green and Red

So the reason why this 12 Days ’til Christmas Countdown is going to be relatively easy to complete this year is because I recently realized [even though it seems blatantly obvious now] that… Continue reading

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CPHNS and Exception de MixMind 例外 Anniversaries, Part 二

So I should expand on my previous [double] anniversary post, as it was written in a rush and didn’t really give you a good picture of what I’ve been documenting and analyzing for… Continue reading

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The History of Chinese Fashion Design, China

Few people know the history of Chinese fashion design as it is a very, very young industry… So that’s why I wrote an article about it. It started almost 15 years ago with… 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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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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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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Chinese Fashion History Update!!

I’m very excited to announce the addition of one of the most interesting periods in Chinese Fashion History, the founding of the People’s Republic of China… Check out the fourth installment to see… Continue reading

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