Category Archive: Conspicuous Consumption

What’s Going On China?, Xin Tian Di

When I first came to China, I quickly became disinterested in the oodles and oodles of (usually fake) Burberry, Coach, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton products that pollute the Chinese fashion system, and I… Continue reading

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The Murse Project, China

I thought of doing a photo series on the “man purse” in China only after I had seen dozens of different dudes sportin’ their girlfriends’ bags as if they were their own… I… Continue reading

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Top 10 of 2010 Installment 3: Ladies who Lounge, Yunnan

Remember Ladies who Lunch? Well in Yunnan in Western China, ladies lounge. Consider these three lovely lounging ladies: It seems as if they don’t have a lot of things to do, so they… Continue reading

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Top 10 of 2010 Installment 2: Conspicuous Consumption (of Pajamas)

As the first installment of the Top 10 List focused on solely the negative, I wanted the second installment to sort of bridge the gap between negative and positive (the rest of the… Continue reading

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The Future of Chinese Fashion, China

After spotting this little guy on Christmas morning munching out on a baozi (Chinese for dumpling), I suddenly realized that HE is the future of Chinese fashion! Well, not him specifically, but rather… Continue reading

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Christmas Wish List, Jing An and French Concession

It’s almost here! Christmas!! So since I’ll be in Shanghai this year to pass the holidays, I didn’t really come up with a wish list… But come to think of it, I do… Continue reading

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It’s National Day y’all!

Yup, it’s that time of year again!… The day that the great People’s Republic of China was founded. So I thought I’d celebrate by posting some festive pictures of the times. You see,… Continue reading

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Enter: The Age of Modernity!

Wow, I’m the world’s most delinquent blogger ever I think… but in China it’s a New Lunar Year, and I resolve/PROMISE (yet again) that I’ll be updating on a weekly basis. Anyway, about… Continue reading

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