Category Archive: Chinese Sartorial System

Jiang Ling Fashion Show Part III, Xin Tian Di

As promised, here are the last few pictures from the Jiang Ling show that I wanted to post. There are two men’s suits that I absolutely adore for their color and uniqueness: There… Continue reading

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2010, The Year of Liu Wen

It’s almost the end of 2010, so I figured I should post these pictures I have of Liu Wen before they become less relevant… by that I mean that superduper Chinese model Liu… Continue reading

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Introducing Nio of Miss Mean, Part II

I recently made a trip to Nio’s studio to drop off samples I took to the US for Project East, the fashion show at Harvard, and found Nio working away on next season’s… Continue reading

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Introducing: Nio of Miss Mean

Below are a few pages from Miss Mean’s SS11 “Cirque” Catalogue, and Nio (the designer) is not only the designer of the clothing for her lookbook, but also the model (on the right)!… Continue reading

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Check out the Theory Page!

I’ve finally updated the Theory Page of the CPHNS blog with a great article on fashion by Georg Simmel. Just click on the link above, or if that’s too difficult just click the… 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 二 of Part II, Xin Tian Di

OK, so after hours of tinkering with my proxy and trying to upload these pictures, I’ve only managed to get about 2/3rds of the pictures I initially selected actually up on the blog.… Continue reading

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Jiang Ling Fashion Show Part II, Xin Tian Di

Jiang Ling’s SS11 show was so amazing that I couldn’t help but to take hundreds of pictures at her show and select about 50 photos to share with you all… Unfortunately blogging on… 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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