Category Archive: Resourceful

Smog Curtain, Shanghai

Long time no see, eh? That’s because I’ve been hiding behind a smog curtain (that sounds dirty cause it IS dirty) and a face mask… I got some in the US (face masks,… Continue reading

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12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Day 8 – The Grinch

This “Bag Man” is the only person I’ve seen in China that can compete with the “Box Lady” in terms of efficiency: His load was hyperbolic-ally large, and reminded me of the Grinch:… Continue reading

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12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Day 7 – PRESENTS

It’s Monday, which means you have less than a full week to get those final Christmas presents bought and wrapped… So get on it like this Chinese lady on her bike!! This is… Continue reading

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Chillin’ Installment 三, South Xintiandi

My original post on Chinese people “chillin’” was on May 29th when it just started getting hot and humid out, compelling Chinese people to find inventive places to sit and take a load… Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!, Shanghai

To take a bit of a break from posting about Shanghai Fashion Week, here’s a quick Halloween update from Shanghai before I go to Beijing next week for Xander Zhou‘s SS12 presentation (kinda… Continue reading

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Sunbrellas Part 二, Hong Kong

While in Hong Kong (well, Kowloon to be specific), I spotted a conical shaped hat from afar, but this one was different from others I’d seen in China… The material looked to be… 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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The Chinese Bag Lady, People’s Square and Xin Tian Di

The other day it poured like it hadn’t in a while in Shanghai, so most sagacious Chinese people stayed indoors… I, however, took advantage of this abrupt change in weather to chronicle what… Continue reading

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