Tag Archive: Old

OLD GUY SWAG, Huang Pu

I haven’t gone out that much recently, but EVERY SINGLE TIME I do, I come across old man swag… Exhibit A: I meaaaan, when I thought I’d seen it all, this guy pops… Continue reading

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The End of Dynastic Rule, China

I’m pretty sure there are very few Chinese people and even fewer foreigners who are aware of the importance of today, but October 10, 1911 was the date of the Wuchang Uprising which… Continue reading

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Best Dressed Generation Case I, French Concession

I always thought that old Chinese people have great style, but I haven’t yet decided which generation I think is collectively the most stylish in China… So these are what I think are… Continue reading

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Not Mainlanders (but kinda), Hong Kong

My trip to Hong Kong was short but enlightening and inspiring. They certainly have their own sense of style in Hong Kong, but I don’t think it’s as drastically different as most people… Continue reading

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Post 105: The CLASH

This final post of my 100th Post Countdown of Shanghai’s Top 5 Sartorial Trends will break down what Shanghai’s style is all about, but first I wanted to point out that I’ve made… Continue reading

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Patterns Patterns Everywhere, French Concession

There’s not much to say about this stylish Chinese lady, as the prints most of the talking: But if I had to say something about this outfit, I would say that I like… Continue reading

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In Da Hood, Xintiandi

Remember this guy from the CHILLIN’ post a few posts back? Well, that picture was actually taken in my neighborhood, and inspired me to do a post on some of my favorite characters… Continue reading

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Globalization and the Conflation of Culture, China

The woman below just barely missed making the Top 10 of 2010 List, but I felt that I could structure a whole post around her because she looks like the ultimate mixed baby…… Continue reading

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Dumpster Divers (and Dumpers), Jing An District

So this afternoon I saw this woman looking rather peculiar, but not too different from the other old folks I see collecting trash/treasure (depending on your point of view) in Shanghai during the… Continue reading

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