Category Archive: Style

Butt Flap (flapping in the wind), Xin Tian Di

I love me a little bit of gender bending, which is why I love Chinese guys… Most so-called “men” wouldn’t dare wear a long, transparent layer underneath any getup, but lots of young… Continue reading

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Fly FlyKnits, French Concession

Nike just opened an amazing new exhibition called “Nature Amplified” on Sunday night on Xin Le Lu which drew a surprisingly stylish crowd. I’m not surprised that Nike had a lot of cool… Continue reading

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Gold Shoulder, Hong Qiao

I love the flower market not only for the beautiful and exotic plants but also for the exquisite and magical creatures one can encounter. I was lucky enough to happen across this mystical… Continue reading

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Best Dressed at DAFF, South Bund

This fine, ethnic-inspired specimen was without a doubt the best dressed at this past weekend’s Design Art and Fashion Fair (aka DAFF). I mean, there were of course the anticipated hipsters, the expected… 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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Sunny Sunny Sunday, French Concession

A delayed Spring finally arrived in Shanghai, soaking the city in very welcome rays of sunshine for the first time in quite a while. Chinese people were out in droves, and many of… Continue reading

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Style Icon: Urban Tibetan, Shanghai

Meet Tibetan author and the first “China Style Icon” on CPHNS, Wang Lili: I first met this nutty but loveable lady outside of last season’s Shanghai Fashion Week closing party, and we ended… Continue reading

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CPHNS and Exception de MixMind 例外 Anniversaries, Part 二

So I should expand on my previous [double] anniversary post, as it was written in a rush and didn’t really give you a good picture of what I’ve been documenting and analyzing for… Continue reading

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Beijing’s Backroads, Somewhere in Beijing

Two weeks ago I went to Beijing to attend Xander Zhou‘s fashion show as well as BNC‘s first anniversary fashion show, but I’ve failed to post about either of them so far because… Continue reading

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