Category Archives: Just for Fun

Off the Grid, Not in Shanghai

I know I’ve been neglecting my blog lately, but I have 3 good reasons why: 1 – I have a new job, and it’s not really in Shanghai… I’m spending a ton of time every day traveling back and forth, … Continue reading

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Happy Ba Ba’s Day!!!!!

Happy Father’s Day to all you Dads out there!! (not sure if they are a target demographic of my blog, but there’s got to be a few, right?) Anyway, I’m not sure if this Chinese guy is this adorable little … Continue reading

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Ba Ba’s Suspenders, French Concession

Father’s Day is coming up, and this morning I saw a couple of Chinese men that reminded me of this special day… You see, older Chinese men, similar to my American Grandpa, love suspenders! Obviously Chinese men prefer to pair … Continue reading

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You Are Not My Father, South Bund

Yesterday I participated in the first “Blog Talks” event organized by Sandy Chu of http://shanghaistyle.net/. I really enjoyed presenting CPHNS (as well as chinafashioncollective.tumblr.com and chinafashionbloggers.com), but I also loved hearing other people talk about their blogs and why they … Continue reading

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Blog Talks Take 1, French Concession

Sandy Chu of Shanghai Style kindly put together an amazing night of blogger presentations, so if you’re available May 23rd (that’s today!) between 8pm and 12pm, please stop by for 2 for 1 drinks and some interesting talks about blogging … Continue reading

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Gym Park, Beijing

I was up early on Sunday morning last week in Beijing, so I decided to ride around on my trusty-ish bike, looking for whatever I could find. Aside from the boys wandering out of Beijing’s major gay club Destination at … Continue reading

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Beijing Street Style, Beijing

Although I rode around Beijing on Vega Wang‘s bike most of this past weekend, I still feel much less capable of describing Beijing’s street style than Shanghai’s… I guess I just don’t have as many pictures and references for understanding … Continue reading

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One Fine Day on “Cheap Road”, Zha Bei District

Aside from super feminine and slightly ridiculous styles on Qi Pu Lu, I also came across a good amount of literal t-shirts. This one, which read “YOU, ONE FINE DAY, ME”, was one of my favorites, although the Chinese girl … Continue reading

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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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Shanghai Sunbrella Hats, the Bund

Sunbrellas are common on the Mainland, but I was ecstatic to find this guy wearing a sunbrella HAT! I’ve seen sunbrella hats in Hong Kong before, but this was the first time I spotted them in Shanghai so I pulled … Continue reading

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