Tag Archives: Chinese Fashion History

Off to Beijing

I’m off to Beijing today to meet with Creative Artists Agency and Vega Wang for my agency China Fashion Collective and hopefully also Hong Huang, Mao Suit, and Xander Zhou if they are all back from their respective trips. So this … Continue reading

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STOP STEALING THINGS Chinese People, + Blog Updates

I love literal clothing in China, and always get a good chuckle from the many misspelled and misportrayed identities of the Chinese people who wear it… I bet less than 10% of the Chinese people wearing clothes with English sayings … Continue reading

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Androgyny, Shanghai

I’ve been wanting and meaning to do a post about sartorial androgyny for forever… But I never had the right pictures to correctly portray the manifestation of this sartorial trend in China, which seems to be more inherent here than … Continue reading

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Posted in Androgynous, Chilling, Chinese People, Context, Fashion History, Historical, Homogenizing Forms, Interpretive, Jing An District, Just for Fun, Masculine vs. Feminine, Uniforms, Xu Hui District | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Harry Potter Opening, Xin Tian Di

I saw the first viewing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part II in China at midnight on opening day, and I was not at all disappointed… Well, I was a bit sad to see that the theater was … Continue reading

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Post 103: Hair and Hats

I always found street pajamas fascinating, but it took me a while to appreciate Chinese hair and hat culture… But after seeing this particular lady, I really started to notice and appreciate interesting and funny things on peoples’ heads. I … 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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Chinese Fashion History Update!!

I’m very excited to announce the addition of one of the most interesting periods in Chinese Fashion History, the founding of the People’s Republic of China… Check out the fourth installment to see what Chinese people wore from 1949-1960.

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In Da Hood, Xintiandi

Remember this guy from the CHILLIN’ post a few posts back? Well, that picture was actually taken in my neighborhood, and inspired me to do a post on some of my favorite characters from da hood. First up is this … Continue reading

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Chinese Fashion History Launch!!

Dear Readership, Please notice the new tab for “Chinese Fashion History” at the top of the page… There are only 4 pictures at the moment, but I’ll be filling them out gradually by decade so you can get a sense … Continue reading

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Chinese Fashion History Launch, 20th Century Shanghai

I’ve spent the past few weeks cataloging some 300 photos of Chinese people from 1900-1980, and will soon launch a section on the blog called “Chinese Fashion History” so you all can see what people wore in the past and … Continue reading

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