Category Archives: Hong Kong

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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Literally Wishing You “Gong Xi Fa CAI”, Greater China

It’s officially 2012 on the East Side!! The streets are littered with red paper and the people living here slightly more deaf than before, but China will be mostly cleaned by daybreak and people should mostly have their hearing back. … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Your Hair Did (Men’s Version), French Concession and Hong Kong

Last year as Chinese New Year approached, I noticed a lot of Chinese women Gettin’ Their Hair Did. In what ended up being one of CPHNS’s most popular posts last year, I captured some priceless shots of women with large, … Continue reading

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Posted in Androgynous, Best Dressed Generation, Children, Chinese People, Cultural Heritage, Ethnic Minorities, Gen Y, Gen Z, Hair, Historical, Hong Kong, Masculine vs. Feminine, Patriotic, Xu Hui District | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Will All You Clones Please Line Up, Hong Kong to Shanghai

My trip to Hong Kong was quick yet productive (which is why I haven’t had time to catch up on blogging until now), and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting the Lane Crawford team and visiting their stores again. I ended up … Continue reading

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Posted in China Fashion Collective, Chinese People, Conspicuous Consumption, Cultural Imperialists, Homogenizing Forms, Hong Kong, Imitation, Jing An District, Louis Vuitton, Peripheral Monogrammed Goods, Ruxury | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Other Side, In Between

I hopped across the harbor to Hong Kong to meet with Asia’s most venerable retail group (Lane Crawford, JOYCE, and On Pedder), and am stoked to be here… I can access YouTube, Facebook, and most importantly WordPress without going through … Continue reading

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Happy Monday!, from Greater China

Happy Monday everyone!! From Hong Kong and Shanghai (Pu-Jersey to be exact, but still Shanghai I guess), here are some of the best smiles I’ve photographed to brighten up your potentially gloomy Monday: This lady was all smiles on the … Continue reading

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Sunbrellas Part 三, Hong Kong

Over the past 10 months, I’ve learned how to make very quick decisions about Chinese peoples’ outfits and whether or not the picture is worth the 2 MB of memory on my computer… But if I take too long debating … 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

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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