Category Archive: 1980 – 2000

Future Blue Shoes, Fuxing Park

When I was a kid I always always always wanted those tennis shoes that light up and blink when you walk, so naturally these bright, futuristic, and always-on shoes caught my eye as… Continue reading

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A Match Made in Heaven, The Backroads

“I Can’t Stand You” This is a perfect example of how messages get jumbled in China. I immediately saw a conflict here, but there doesn’t really seem to be any between these two… Continue reading

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Tigers On My Back, Line 8

I’m baaaack!! And it’s only because I saw this awesome guy on the subway this morning. His outfit was cool enough from the front for me to snap some shots, but once I… Continue reading

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Iron Cat Man, Moganshan Lu

We’ve all got superheros hiding out inside of us, and this is the closest visualization I’ve ever seen to my own personal superhero… But this fine piece is graffiti seemingly resonates with lots… Continue reading

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I Love You (smartphone), Line 8

I thought that this was really sweet but also really twisted (pun totally intended)… These two are definitely kinda maybe marginally in love, but it seems as if they are more interested in… Continue reading

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Bad? Boys on Bikes, Xin Tian Di

I don’t know what it is about this intersection (Fuxing Road and Danshui Road), but I always see the craziest, coolest Chinese people around here. I just posted about “Balloon Bandits” running a… Continue reading

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Urban Jungle, Lu Wan District

I’m really not one to talk about “trends” but I seriously can’t help but to love on all the animal-inspired clothes I see around the sprawling urban jungle that is Shanghai. It’s literally… Continue reading

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Spring (momentarily) Hits Moganshan

So I’m guessing it’s officially Spring by now pretty much everywhere besides Shanghai. This tease of a city was in the high 80s last weekend (when I took these pictures) but is now… Continue reading

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That Hair, Xin Tian Di

I’ve posted a lot about Chinese hair styles before, but this one may take the cake: I love the bright, unique orange/salmon tint he’s got going on up top, and it matches his… Continue reading

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