Tag Archives: Bikes

12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Day 7 – PRESENTS

It’s Monday, which means you have less than a full week to get those final Christmas presents bought and wrapped… So get on it like this Chinese lady on her bike!! This is probably more of a delivery of goods … Continue reading

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12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Day 3 – The Right Accessory

Sometimes all you need is the right accessory to turn your ordinary China-red sweater into a festive-appearing look: In this case the right accessory is a green and red bike, which renders this person more Christmas-y than he probably knows.

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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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The Chinese Dandy, French Concession

I love dandies, but I don’t like the way Wikipedia describes them. They portray dandies as middle class people who would imitate the upper class because they wanted or longed to be of that status, but that’s not how I … Continue reading

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Best Dressed Generation Case I, French Concession

I always thought that old Chinese people have great style, but I haven’t yet decided which generation I think is collectively the most stylish in China… So these are what I think are good age categories to study ‘collective’ style: … Continue reading

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Harry Potter is Coming!!, China

OK, so I know people all over the world have had the opportunity to watch the final installment of the epic Harry Potter series for about 3 weeks now, but here in China we had to wait… Having to wait … Continue reading

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CPHNS’s First Video: The Box Lady

I’ve posted pictures of the Box Lady before, but now thanks to vimeo, you can see her for yourself in this inspiring video of human ingenuity and dexterity: The most amazing part of this video is how she’s just nonchalantly … Continue reading

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Post 104: Bikes

As I mentioned in Post 103: Hats and Hair, people riding bikes almost always have the best hats, as well as other interesting accessories like gloves, sunglasses, Darth Vader masks, and capes(!) in the summer. But sometimes the bike itself … Continue reading

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CPHNS’s 100th Post!! : Shanghai’s Top 5 Sartorial Trends

Happy 4th of July everyone!! And apologies for not posting for over a week, but I’ve been moving and my internet has been down; furthermore, I’ve been delaying this post a bit because it’s chinesepeoplehavenostyle’s 100th post, so it had … Continue reading

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Christmas Wish List, Jing An and French Concession

It’s almost here! Christmas!! So since I’ll be in Shanghai this year to pass the holidays, I didn’t really come up with a wish list… But come to think of it, I do have some Christmas Wishes that I hope … Continue reading

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