Category Archive: Historical

Gettin’ Your Hair Did (Men’s Version), French Concession and Hong Kong

Last year as Chinese New Year approached, I noticed a lot of Chinese women Gettin’ Their Hair Did. In what ended up being one of CPHNS’s most popular posts last year, I captured… 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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The Beach, Jin Shan

It’s DECEMBER already………. Wait, what?! Where did 2011 go? Even though it’s almost impossible to believe, the chilly weather is reassurance enough that it is definitely time to break out the winter wardrobe… Continue reading

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Fashion Week Part III: Decoster Concept Closing Show

So first generation Chinese brand Decoster made Chinese Fashion History yesterday night by not only staging their first fashion show in their 11 year history but also by launching their new “Decoster Concept”… Continue reading

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Off to Beijing

I’m off to Beijing today to meet with Creative Artists Agency and Vega Wang for my agency China Fashion Collective and hopefully also Hong Huang, Mao Suit, and Xander Zhou if they are all… 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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Post 103: Hair and Hats

I always found street pajamas fascinating, but it took me a while to appreciate Chinese hair and hat culture… But after seeing this particular lady, I really started to notice and appreciate interesting… Continue reading

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CPHNS’s 100th Post!! : Shanghai’s Top 5 Sartorial Trends

Happy 4th of July everyone!! And apologies for not posting for over a week, but I’ve been moving and my internet has been down; furthermore, I’ve been delaying this post a bit because… 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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