Category Archive: 1900 – 1980

Big Boy Bikes, Huang Pu District

Young boys and old men the world over seem to have an affinity for wheels, but here in China they seem to revel a bit more in the diversity of vehicles available and… Continue reading

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Qi Pu Lu Do, Zha Bei District

Qi Pu Lu is known primarily for its dirt cheap clothes, but I think it’s real value lies in the swarms of young, hip Chinese people. What these youngsters are lacking in terms… Continue reading

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Patchwork Perfect, Lu Wan District

Everyone loves grandmas. And everyone loves grandmas in patchwork. But despite the general love of grandmas, some may lack an appreciation for the grandma aesthetic. But an outfit can barely get better than… Continue reading

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Weekend Exercise, Fuxing Park

Fuxing Park, home to Shanghai Fashion Week, is one of my all time favorite places to hang out in Shanghai, so when I was up early this past Saturday morning I decided to… Continue reading

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Gym Park, Beijing

I was up early on Sunday morning last week in Beijing, so I decided to ride around on my trusty-ish bike, looking for whatever I could find. Aside from the boys wandering out… Continue reading

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Back to the Gym, Fuxing Park

The New Year always brings with it many resolutions, most of which will be broken within the first few weeks of the year… I broke some of mine already, but was able to… Continue reading

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12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Day 5 – Higher and Higher

It’s the 5th day of our countdown and also December 17th, which means today I fly back to the US to spend Christmas with the family!! (hence the title “Higher and Higher”) To… Continue reading

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Match Set, Shanghai

In honor of the Rolex Masters that are finishing up in Shanghai, I present you with: match sets. I see (usually elderly) Chinese women all the time wearing quick, easy two-piece outfits that… Continue reading

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The Autumn Clash, Xin Tian Di

This is the very aiyi (same outfit, different day) who helped me come up with the idea of clashing back in July. Well folks, now that it’s officially autumn my muse is changing… Continue reading

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