Category Archives: SS12

La Vie by Jenny Ji, Day 3 at Shanghai Fashion Week

Local designer Jenny Ji has been an ardent and constant supporter of Shanghai Fashion Week for the past few seasons, and that has been a major plus for the event because consistency is what it is lacking most; usually designers … Continue reading

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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

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 History of Chinese Fashion Design, China

Few people know the history of Chinese fashion design as it is a very, very young industry… So that’s why I wrote an article about it. It started almost 15 years ago with the establishment of Exception de MixMind by … Continue reading

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Posted in China Fashion Collective, Exception de MixMind, Fashion History, Fashion History, Fashion Shows, Guangzhou, Ma Ke, SS12 | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Decoster Concept Show Part 三, Fuxing Park

Here are Pablo‘s pictures from the Decoster Concept show (and some backstage shots as well), which capture the details and thus the essence of this debut collection… It was all about finishings for Decoster Concept, as it was through these … Continue reading

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Decoster Concept Show Part 二, Fuxing Park

I just came back from Beijing so I’m officially finished with fashion shows for this season… I saw Xander Zhou and the BNC show, with the former being one of the most impressive menswear shows I’ve ever seen. Unfortunately Pablo … Continue reading

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Posted in Chinese Designers, Decoster Concept, Domestic Development, Fashion Shows, Fuxing Park, Shanghai Fashion Week, Spring/Summer 2012, SS12, Xander Zhou | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Fashion Week Part III: Decoster Concept Closing Show

So first generation Chinese brand Decoster made Chinese Fashion History yesterday night by not only staging their first fashion show in their 11 year history but also by launching their new “Decoster Concept” label, which is meant to be even … Continue reading

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Posted in Androgynous, Chinese Designers, Decoster, Decoster Concept, Domestic Development, Exception de MixMind, Fuxing Park, Historical, Ma Ke, Model, Shanghai Fashion Week, Shanghai Fashion Week, Spring/Summer 2012, SS12 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Fashion Week Part II: Jenny Ji, Helen Lee, and Decoster Concept Rehearsal

So Shanghai Fashion Week went by pretty fast, probably because the weather was terrible so I didn’t make it to many shows… But I managed to make it to most of the domestic Chinese designer brands, which included a lot … Continue reading

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Posted in Chinese Designers, Context, Decoster, Decoster Concept, Domestic Development, Exception de MixMind, Fashion Shows, Fuxing Park, Helen Lee, Jenny Ji, Model, Shanghai Fashion Week, Shanghai Fashion Week, Spring/Summer 2012, SS12, Zhou Yuan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fashion Week Part I: May J. and Chi Zhang, Zhongshan Park

Sorry for the delay in posting about Fashion Week, but I’ve been busy reviewing the shows and trying to find the best content to report on. Out of all the shows I’ve seen so far, I would say only three … Continue reading

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