So Red So Green So Christmas, Xintiandi

This woman had no idea she was oh-so appropriately dressed for Christmas, but I mean: This other woman was also Christmas-flavored with her striped hair and bright green bag. I seriously couldn’t believe… Continue reading

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Jacqueline and her Beanstalks, On Top of Shanghai

I really really really didn’t want to post about this because everyone else already has, but I had like 8 million opportunities to take pictures of Chinese people with a range of vegetation… Continue reading

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The Scalpers, Shanghai Fashion Week

Sooooo Shanghai Fashion Week is starting again, and it’s my 13th consecutive season… but the scalping phenomenon has only been going on for the past 3 or 4 seasons thanks(?) to the likes… Continue reading

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Stuck Between a Rock-Like Mattress and a Hard Mattress, Fuxing Road

Sooooo I’ve been in China for exactly 6 years now, and that makes me feel like this: In some ways, it’s super comfortable… but it’s also really awkward and not always that cushy.… Continue reading

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Future Blue Shoes, Fuxing Park

When I was a kid I always always always wanted those tennis shoes that light up and blink when you walk, so naturally these bright, futuristic, and always-on shoes caught my eye as… Continue reading

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Oh So Ethnic, Jing An District

I’m so glad to see that Chinese people are now embracing ethnic clothing traditions moreso than ever before… Whether it be something as simple as a pattern: or a bag: It’s incredibly important… Continue reading

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Ugly People Sex, Huai Hai Road

I try to avoid taking pictures of branded shirts or clothing with advertising on it but this one is just TOO GOOD to not share: I wasn’t going to put it up cause I thought… Continue reading

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Womenly Women, Xin Tian Di

Sooooo Chinese people are kinda notorious for their androgyny, whether it be physical or material… The physical aspect is not really controllable, but the way one dresses and styles the self totally is.… Continue reading

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Armed and Not Dangerous, Huang Pu District

Kids love toys, and Chinese kids are no exception. Take, for example, these two adorable little girls: But despite their cuteness I still don’t know how I feel about toy guns for kids,… Continue reading

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Beat the Heat, Shanghai

Most people don’t look forward to typhoons, but in Shanghai they are known to bring the best weather (and the lowest PM 2.5 levels!). With brief, refreshing rainstorms and a constant wind, the… Continue reading

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