Category Archives: Color

Ethnic Minority Hats, Shanghai

The other day I took a designer friend to lunch at a Xin Jiang restaurant in Shanghai called Xibo. Previously I’d only been there at night for dinner, and never noticed the decor on the wall near the entrance: The … Continue reading

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Strawberry Music Festival Part II, Pudong

I took too many pictures of the many cool kids at Strawberry Music Festival this past weekend to post them all of them individually, but I thought it would be a waste to let these just sit in my archives, … Continue reading

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Posted in Chinese People, Color, Colors, Festive, Gen Y, Pattern, Prints, Pudong | Tagged | 2 Comments

Dark Runners, South French Concession (?)

After Shanghai’s April Acid Showers, it finally feels like Summer is coming… So I’ve been doing a lot of night scootering, and have discovered some pretty cool places over the past few weeks. One such place was across a bridge … Continue reading

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Sunny Sunny Sunday, French Concession

A delayed Spring finally arrived in Shanghai, soaking the city in very welcome rays of sunshine for the first time in quite a while. Chinese people were out in droves, and many of them were taking the opportunity to doing … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain Go Away, Xin Tian Di

It’s been raining for a month straight in Shanghai, and I’m so ready for it to stop. The only thing that makes it somewhat bearable is the fact that when it rains, Chinese people break out their ponchos, which come … Continue reading

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Posted in Bikes, Color, Colors, Green, Just for Fun, Purple, Rain and Snow, Xin Tian Di, Yellow | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Spring Sneakers, Shanghai

Although the weather and outerwear are still a bit dreary here in Shanghai, I did notice some pops of color in terms of footwear: It’s a relief to finally see some color around town, especially since it has been raining … Continue reading

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Posted in Active, Chinese People, Color, Colorblocking, Gen Y, Gen Z, Glasses, Line 10, Pudong, Rain and Snow, Shoes, Sun and Shine | Tagged , | 2 Comments

The Tibetan Minority, South Bund

While Christmas shopping for my friends and family back home in the good ol’ USA, I had the pleasure of running into a Tibetan woman hawking her wares… …Although her clothes weren’t the same as the illustration above, it is … Continue reading

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Posted in Best Dressed Generation, Chinese People, Color, Cultural Heritage, Diversity, Ethnic Minorities, Festive, Gen Y, Hats, Just for Fun, Minorities, South Bund | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

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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Posted in Best Dressed Generation, Children, Chinese People, Color, Future of Chinese Fashion, Gen Z, Shanghai Fashion Week, SS12, Zhang Chi | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Beijing’s Backroads, Somewhere in Beijing

Two weeks ago I went to Beijing to attend Xander Zhou‘s fashion show as well as BNC‘s first anniversary fashion show, but I’ve failed to post about either of them so far because my standards are much higher after working … Continue reading

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Posted in Beijing, Best Dressed Generation, Bikes, Color, Fashion Shows, FW11, Gen Y, Gen Z, Hair, Kids, Socks, SS12, Style | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

The Autumn Clash, Xin Tian Di

This is the very aiyi (same outfit, different day) who helped me come up with the idea of clashing back in July. Well folks, now that it’s officially autumn my muse is changing it up, and I have to say … Continue reading

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Posted in Best Dressed Generation, Chinese People, Clash, Color, Fall/Winter 2011, Gen X, Lu Wan District | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments