Category Archives: Bags

Submissions: Fur Fur Fur Fur Fur

Brr brr brr brr brrrrrrrr, it’s still freezing in Shanghai… When will Spring arrive?! I don’t want to jump straight to summer, but everyone is still wearing their winter coats like it’s December!! This one Chinese lady, photographed and submitted … Continue reading

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Trends and Categories + Submissions Launch!

I just launched the Trends and Categories section of CPHNS to provide easy access to some of the recurring sartorial themes on this blog and the streets of China, as well as a Submissions Section because I’ve recently received so … Continue reading

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Posted in Bags, Beijing, Blaise, Chinese Bag Lady, Efficient, Future, Resourceful, Submissions | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Style Icon: Urban Tibetan, Shanghai

Meet Tibetan author and the first “China Style Icon” on CPHNS, Wang Lili: I first met this nutty but loveable lady outside of last season’s Shanghai Fashion Week closing party, and we ended up sitting together at Zhang Chi‘s fashion … Continue reading

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Posted in Artistic, Bags, Best Dressed Generation, Diversity, DIY, Fashion Shows, Gen Y, Hats, Huai Hai Road, Jeans, Minorities, SS12, Style Icon, Stylish, Zhang Chi | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

The Murse Project Part 二, Shanghai

I started posting about the prevalence of “murses” in China a while ago, but I think I might have been too judgmental at first… I used to think that the average Chinese guy who totes around his girlfriend’s bag was … Continue reading

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Posted in Androgynous, Bags, Best Dressed Generation, Chinese People, Gen X, Gen Y, Gen Z, Kids, Masculine vs. Feminine, Murse Project, Old | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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 make it out to be… It seems … Continue reading

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Posted in Back, Bags, Burberry, Chinese Designers, Chinese People, Clash, Conspicuous, Conspicuous Consumption, Context, Counterfeits, Cultural Imperialists, Domestic Development, Homogenizing Forms, Hong Kong, Joseph Li, Kids, Louis Vuitton, Old, Peripheral Monogrammed Goods, Ruxury, Stratification, Stylish | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

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 invention… Actually, I didn’t come up with … Continue reading

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Posted in Bags, Burberry, Chinese People, Conspicuous, Conspicuous Consumption, Counterfeits, Gucci, Homogenizing Forms, Imitation, Louis Vuitton, Peripheral Monogrammed Goods, Primitive Consumption, Ruxury | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

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 it’s chinesepeoplehavenostyle’s 100th post, so it had … Continue reading

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Posted in Bags, Bare Belly, Burberry, Chilling, Chinese People, Conspicuous Consumption, Conspicuous Leisure, Context, Cultural Imperialists, Democratization, Domestic Development, Hair, Hats, Historical, Homogenizing Forms, Imitation, Literal, Literal, Louis Vuitton, Modernity, Pajamas, Peripheral Monogrammed Goods, Primitive Consumption, Rain and Snow, Resourceful, Style, Stylish | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Chinese Bag Lady, People’s Square and Xin Tian Di

The other day it poured like it hadn’t in a while in Shanghai, so most sagacious Chinese people stayed indoors… I, however, took advantage of this abrupt change in weather to chronicle what Chinese people who were forced outside that … Continue reading

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Posted in Bags, Chinese People, Context, Hats, People's Square, Rain and Snow, Resourceful, Xin Tian Di | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

The Murse Project, China

I thought of doing a photo series on the “man purse” in China only after I had seen dozens of different dudes sportin’ their girlfriends’ bags as if they were their own… I now have 20 or so images of … Continue reading

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Posted in Androgynous, Bags, Burberry, Chinese People, ChongQing, Conspicuous Consumption, Cultural Imperialists, Homogenizing Forms, Masculine vs. Feminine, Murse Project, Peripheral Monogrammed Goods, Primitive Consumption, Series, Xin Tian Di, Yunnan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments