Category Archive: Literal

Out of my Mind, Huang Pu District

This guy looks crazy happy then crazy tired, but I can’t say whether or not he is just plain crazy like his shirt would have you believe:  “I’m out of my mind //… Continue reading

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One or the Other, French Concession

This guy’s t-shirt has some great advice: “Spread Love or Stay at Home”. I usually have a hard time with this in the early morning (especially Monday) because I’m always rushing to work,… Continue reading

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Some Simple Suggestions, Lu Wan District

“WORK HARD & BE NICE TO PEOPLE” I spotted this awesome t-shirt just before hopping on the subway this morning… Mondays are usually pretty sh*tty, but seeing these simple yet wise words has… Continue reading

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In All Glory Be Yourself, South Bund

You may be asking yourself: “What’s so special about this lady? How did she make it onto CPDYS?” Well, it’s the nugget of wisdom printed on her derrière that compelled me to not… Continue reading

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Shake a Lady, French Concession

“Killer Tunes / Broadcast / Shake a Lady” I’m not sure what this means but I like it… As long as he’s only shaking ladies who want to be shaken. I mean, who… Continue reading

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Colorful Disco Twinkle, The Bund

I got back from my Guangzhou/Shenzhen/Hong Kong trip just in time for the Dior Homme afterparty on the Bund last night… I was so exhausted I wasn’t sure I was going to make… Continue reading

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You Are Not My Father, South Bund

Yesterday I participated in the first “Blog Talks” event organized by Sandy Chu of http://shanghaistyle.net/. I really enjoyed presenting CPHNS (as well as chinafashioncollective.tumblr.com and chinafashionbloggers.com), but I also loved hearing other people… 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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Strawberry Music Festival, Pudong

Rambunctious Chinese youth and music enthusiasts traveled all the way to Pudong for the three-day Strawberry Music Festival this past holiday weekend. It was my first time attending such a festival in China,… Continue reading

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