Category Archives: Xin Tian Di

Nan de Nu de?, Xin Tian Di

“Nan de Nu de” 男的女的 is something I hear all the time… Chinese people are trying to figure out if I’m a boy or girl, and I try and take it as a compliment although sometimes it can be a … Continue reading

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That Hair, Xin Tian Di

I’ve posted a lot about Chinese hair styles before, but this one may take the cake: I love the bright, unique orange/salmon tint he’s got going on up top, and it matches his shoes quite well… His look as a … Continue reading

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May J. by Jiang Ling, Day 7 of Shanghai Fashion Week

May J., a brand I first discovered at Shanghai Fashion Week in October 2009, has come far in her three short years as one of China’s most promising menswear designers. She presented a refined yet edgy collection for Fall/Winter 2012, … Continue reading

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ZucZug by Wang Yi Yang, Day 5 of Shanghai Fashion Week

ZucZug is truly a brand made for everyone. Although their creative director (Wang Yi Yang of Cha Gang) and design team are all Chinese, the brand strives to embrace people of all ethnic backgrounds and ages. ZucZug was the only … Continue reading

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Helen Lee, Day 4 at Shanghai Fashion Week

Helen Lee, a perennial favorite and ardent support of Shanghai Fashion Week since she launched her eponymous label in April 2011, continues to improve upon an already solid foundation and create strong, compelling collections. This season, she mixed a variety … Continue reading

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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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Raffles Student Show, Day 2 at Shanghai Fashion Week

Sorry I’m being so lazy and not posting full written reviews of all of the shows, but there are just so many pictures and videos to sort through and upload and post that I’m afraid I’ll fall behind! So here … Continue reading

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Shanghai Fashion Week, Season 6

I’m about to attend my 6th season of Shanghai Fashion Week, and I have to admit that it has shaped up quite nicely this time around. With shows from Helen Lee, May J. by Jiang Ling, Poesia by Chris Chang, … Continue reading

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Good Friday, Xin Tian Di

I’ve seen this little old lady around my neighborhood quite a bit… Most would call her a Crazy Cat Lady because she goes all around Shanghai feeding many of the homeless cats, but I think she’s a great person with … Continue reading

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April Fools, from China

What do you think of when you see this Chinese lady? You probably don’t think of this: But this is no April Fools’ Day joke, this is real life in China. Respect.

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