Tag Archive: Imitation

The Chinese Dandy, French Concession

I love dandies, but I don’t like the way Wikipedia describes them. They portray dandies as middle class people who would imitate the upper class because they wanted or longed to be of… Continue reading

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RUXURY, China

You all certainly know what luxury is, but have you heard of ‘ruxury’? Well if you haven’t, it’s simple: it’s China’s version of luxury. The name is admittedly not entirely of my own… Continue reading

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CPHNS’s 100th Post!! : Shanghai’s Top 5 Sartorial Trends

Happy 4th of July everyone!! And apologies for not posting for over a week, but I’ve been moving and my internet has been down; furthermore, I’ve been delaying this post a bit because… Continue reading

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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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Happy Chinese Valentine’s Day!

Although the Chinese have their own Valentine’s Day on August 6th this year (the 7th day of the 7th month on the Lunar calendar), they have been borrowing and celebrating the Western Valentine’s… Continue reading

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Top 10 of 2010 Installment 5: The Future, aka Chinese Kids

I’ve posted about kids being the future of Chinese fashion before, so I had to include a bit about where Chinese fashion was heading on my Top 10 List… So for your consideration:… Continue reading

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Check out the Theory Page!

I’ve finally updated the Theory Page of the CPHNS blog with a great article on fashion by Georg Simmel. Just click on the link above, or if that’s too difficult just click the… Continue reading

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