Tag Archive: Chinese People

Old Chinese People Have Style Part II, Shanghai

As the weather dropped drastically from the 70s to the 40s this past week, Old Chinese People have been showing up their younger counterparts with those mad layering skills.

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Subway Shots, French Concession

I hate to queue when trying to buy a subway ticket, but it was OK this time because I got to admire this young woman’s very interesting outfit. It’s a bit boyish, but… Continue reading

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Letter Sweater Crosswalk, Jing An District

I love how this lady’s cardigan is not as literal as “Loud Beats Saved My Life” or “We Get F#%&*$ Busy”, but the subject still certainly suggests a lot to the viewer. I… Continue reading

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Ladies who Lunch, Xin Tian Di

My dear friend Chrissy at Mary Ching (the extra-ordinaire Chinese-British shoe designer from Central Saint Martins) runs the incredible Mary Ching Blog. I love how it claims “Proud to be Made in China”,… Continue reading

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Loud and Literal, Shanghai and Beijing

Clothing with words on it is certainly not a novelty in the US, but there really isn’t any “standard” by which the Chinese apply English words and phrases to their clothing. However, I… Continue reading

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Crazy Things on Bikes, Shanghai

Since I posted that pretty dense theory stuff yesterday, I wanted to make today’s post fun and light… the end result is something more about China than Chinese fashion, but I hope you… Continue reading

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Jiang Ling Fashion Show Part I, Xin Tian Di

I first discovered Jiang Ling at Shanghai Fashion Week in October 2009, but she forewent the tents this season for a Lamborghini-filled garage under the new Xin Tian Di Style mall. I’ve never… Continue reading

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Military Biker, Jing An District

I spotted this guy from my scooter on Xin Zha Road, and loved the silhouette and color. I was pleasantly surprised when I saw that his jacket’s military green was repeated. I took… Continue reading

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Club Shanghai Sparkles, Xin Tian Di

Although what’s happening on the street is a great indicator of what’s happening at large with the Chinese consumer, what goes on behind closed doors in Shanghai is perhaps more telling of the… Continue reading

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