Sniped Shanghai Street Shots: Top 9 of ’09

I’ve had three obstacles thus far in putting together a Top 9 of ’09 list like this (I kind of did it): 1 – I’ve only been in China for 12 weeks and… Continue reading

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Imagine the Funniest/Coolest/Best Thing You Could Possibly Wish to See in China…

and then watch it in this video. This occurred at 9 a.m.: I absolutely LOVE this video for a number of reasons: 1 – You NEVER see people breakdancing in China in public,… Continue reading

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Rain and Cold as Catalysts for Color?!

It’s officially winter in Shanghai, but who would have guessed that the city would become punctuated with such saturated hues during these cold months?? Outerwear and other forms of protective gear have given… Continue reading

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Bund18’s 5th Year Anniversary Fashion Show

Wow, I just realized how far behind I am in life… this post should have happened a long time ago, as this fashion show was held November 18th in order to commemorate Bund18’s… Continue reading

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Homogenizing Forms 1: Burberry Burberry Everywhere!

I’m ignoring the winter solstice and declaring that today, it is officially winter in Shanghai (it’s a brisk high of 59, and low of 52 today). My fellow Shanghai-ers seem to agree that… Continue reading

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Perhaps the Lamest Thing I’ve Ever Seen

But before we get into the post: it’s a new month, so I’m making an early resolution to post more… I guarantee at least 5 this month, so check back! Anyway, I was… Continue reading

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Installment 1: Gold Givenchy Couture

No really people, this is couture. I wish people would stop using the word so indiscriminately. I’ve been taking a bit of a break for the holidays (although Thanksgiving is not really the… Continue reading

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Vunderkind, Uma Wang!

Guess who I saw in Bund18 today? Vunderkind designer Uma Wang of course! (Uma’s Site!), looking oh so fly in a pair of army-colored drop-crotch pants and a blazer silk-screened with distorted faces:… Continue reading

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Qiu Hao, Man of Vision

Now you all can see what sartorial boringness I have to deal with every day: Best Quotes from Qiu Hao: “My photographer friend told me: ‘Oh Shanghai style is so interesting, because the… Continue reading

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Shanghai Fashion? Week

I hope the government doesn’t crack down on me for knocking their attempts at a fashion week, but I have to say that it was, well, just bad. The most recent Shanghai Fashion… Continue reading

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