Category Archives: Guangzhou

Colorful Disco Twinkle, The Bund

I got back from my Guangzhou/Shenzhen/Hong Kong trip just in time for the Dior Homme afterparty on the Bund last night… I was so exhausted I wasn’t sure I was going to make it, but after reviewing my pictures from … Continue reading

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Southside, “Greater China”

I’m off to Guangzhou and Hong Kong, and the weather forecast says it will be thunderstorms in both places for the next week. I’m only gone for two days thankfully, so I’ll be back and blogging by the weekend, but … Continue reading

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12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Day 4 – The Roller Disco

I’ve covered Putuo’s Roller Disco before in all its laser-beam, smoke-machine, disco-ball glory… But this time I’m revisiting the theme because it just so happens that Shanghai’s best Roller Disco venue fits in perfectly with our 12 Days of Christmas … Continue reading

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Posted in 12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Active, Best Dressed Generation, Chinese People, Festive, Gen Z, Green, Guangzhou, Just for Fun, Putuo, Red, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Best Perspective is Up, Guangzhou

Even though it’s been raining in Shanghai now for about a week straight, I’m still trying to keep my head and spirits up… But I wouldn’t dare take the perspective of this little girl I pictured in Guangzhou, for fear … Continue reading

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Exception de MixMind 15th Anniversary Fashion Show Part 二, Guangzhou

The pictures I posted previously on Exception de MixMind’s 15th Anniversary Show, which included over 100 full looks shown to live music in Zaha Hadid’s Opera House in Guangzhou, did not do the show or brand justice… So here is … Continue reading

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Exception de MixMind 15th Anniversary Show, Guangzhou

Have you noticed the changes I made to the blog title? After taking heat about it for two years (including the previous incarnation) and the street style situation changing pretty drastically in China (for the better), I’ve decided to make … Continue reading

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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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Literally Violent(ly in Love?), Guangzhou

I totally forgot about this picture I took in Guangzhou that I was saving for Halloween when I did my wrap-up post yesterday, so here is the Chinese girl who will literally “HUNT FOR YOU” Scary, no? I don’t know … Continue reading

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The Future of Chinese Fashion II, ‘Greater China’

I noticed this little girl in Guangzhou scoping out the selection at a local kids clothing “store”, and it struck me as a bit odd to see such a young child be so discerning with her potential purchase (I don’t … Continue reading

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Posted in Bling Bling, Chinese People, Conspicuous, Conspicuous Consumption, Counterfeits, Domestic Development, Future of Chinese Fashion, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Kids, Literal, Xin Tian Di | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

True Colors 本色, Guangzhou

Apologies for my absence over the past few days, but I’ve been in Guangzhou without access to a VPN or proxy, so I’ve been unable to blog since WordPress is blocked in China… But I arrived in Hong Kong this … Continue reading

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Posted in Clash, Color, Context, Domestic Development, Exception de MixMind, Guangzhou, Literal, Ma Ke, Rain and Snow, Ricostru | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments