Category Archives: Children

Nan de Nu de?, Xin Tian Di

“Nan de Nu de” 男的女的 is something I hear all the time… Chinese people are trying to figure out if I’m a boy or girl, and I try and take it as a compliment although sometimes it can be a … Continue reading

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Pretty Fly for a Little Guy, French Concession

Shanghai Fashion Week FW12 starts April 11th, which is technically tomorrow!! That means it’s time for another week of a few great shows and a lot of mediocre ones, but the true show is outside the tents… However, I’ve never … Continue reading

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A Photo Apology, from New York

Dearest CPHNS Readers, I’m very sorry I’ve been M.I.A. for the past couple of weeks… I haven’t been posting because I’ve been in New York and consequently don’t have access to most of my photos, but I did manage to … Continue reading

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China’s Big Problem, Huang Pu District

In order to assess the validity of this statement that there are losers everywhere, I’ve decided to continue providing some more samples to be considered… So what do you think of this guy? From the back he looks like a … Continue reading

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Biking in the Grocery Store, Xin Tian Di

Since our Chinese friend from Raffles stated with her shirt “look at all these losers you find them everywhere,” I decided to put her shirt’s statement to the test. So this week, I’ll be posting different subjects and I’ll give … Continue reading

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Back to the Gym, Fuxing Park

The New Year always brings with it many resolutions, most of which will be broken within the first few weeks of the year… I broke some of mine already, but was able to get back on track because Chinese New … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Your Hair Did (Men’s Version), French Concession and Hong Kong

Last year as Chinese New Year approached, I noticed a lot of Chinese women Gettin’ Their Hair Did. In what ended up being one of CPHNS’s most popular posts last year, I captured some priceless shots of women with large, … Continue reading

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Gen Z: The Future of Chinese Fashion Part III, China

Kids in China: Some kids in China are as plugged into technology as their Western counterparts, but all kids have their possessions, obsessions, and companions, right? I don’t always love childrenswear, but some kids are just really well dressed. It’s … 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 Maleonn‘s beautiful illustration of 20th Century Chinese … Continue reading

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Sunny Wednesday, Xin Tian Di

The sun finally came out today after two weeks of acidic drizzle and downpours, and there wasn’t a better way to start this sunny day than to see this lovely lady riding down the street with a bunch of balloons … Continue reading

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