Category Archives: Resourceful

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

12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Day 8 – The Grinch

This “Bag Man” is the only person I’ve seen in China that can compete with the “Box Lady” in terms of efficiency: His load was hyperbolic-ally large, and reminded me of the Grinch: I can’t say definitively who is more … Continue reading

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Posted in 12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Bikes, Box Lady, Chinese People, Efficiency, Efficient, Just for Fun, Resourceful, Video | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Day 7 – PRESENTS

It’s Monday, which means you have less than a full week to get those final Christmas presents bought and wrapped… So get on it like this Chinese lady on her bike!! This is probably more of a delivery of goods … Continue reading

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Posted in 12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Active, Bikes, Chinese People, Efficiency, Festive, Green, Jing An District, Just for Fun, Red, Resourceful, Xin Tian Di | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Chillin’ Installment 三, South Xintiandi

My original post on Chinese people “chillin’” was on May 29th when it just started getting hot and humid out, compelling Chinese people to find inventive places to sit and take a load off to avoid overheating… In my second … Continue reading

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Posted in Chilling, Chinese People, Conspicuous Leisure, Just for Fun, Resourceful, Xin Tian Di | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Happy Halloween!, Shanghai

To take a bit of a break from posting about Shanghai Fashion Week, here’s a quick Halloween update from Shanghai before I go to Beijing next week for Xander Zhou‘s SS12 presentation (kinda part of Fashion Week) and some other … Continue reading

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Posted in Androgynous, Artistic, Best Dressed Generation, Gen Y, Huang Pu District, Just for Fun, Resourceful, Xu Hui District | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sunbrellas Part 二, Hong Kong

While in Hong Kong (well, Kowloon to be specific), I spotted a conical shaped hat from afar, but this one was different from others I’d seen in China… The material looked to be similar to that of an umbrella or … Continue reading

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Posted in Chinese People, Context, Hats, Hong Kong, Just for Fun, Rain and Snow, Resourceful, Sun and Shine | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 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