Category Archive: Zha Bei District

Blanket Babe, Zha Bei District

I think Shanghai just turned off the heat cause it got cold pretty much overnight… I was bakin’ one day and chillin’ the next, and I wasn’t sure if I was entirely ready… 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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One Fine Day on “Cheap Road”, Zha Bei District

Aside from super feminine and slightly ridiculous styles on Qi Pu Lu, I also came across a good amount of literal t-shirts. This one, which read “YOU, ONE FINE DAY, ME”, was one… Continue reading

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Qi Pu Lu, Zha Bei District

Far from Beijing’s hip Sanlitun district is Shanghai’s Qi Pu Lu, known in English as “Cheap Road”: It’s a major destination in Shanghai that I’ve only recently discovered, and I’m so glad I… Continue reading

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Twas the Night Before Christmas, Zha Bei District

And all through the subways, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse or this super stylish woman. And because of her weary state, she was an easy subject to snipe some… Continue reading

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Practical Patchwork, Zha Bei District

Today I traveled to the edges of Shanghai, which are very far away considering it’s a sprawling city of 20+ million. But I had to go to Zha Bei District to open my… Continue reading

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