Tag Archives: Color

Beijing’s Backroads, Somewhere in Beijing

Two weeks ago I went to Beijing to attend Xander Zhou‘s fashion show as well as BNC‘s first anniversary fashion show, but I’ve failed to post about either of them so far because my standards are much higher after working … Continue reading

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Posted in Beijing, Best Dressed Generation, Bikes, Color, Fashion Shows, FW11, Gen Y, Gen Z, Hair, Kids, Socks, SS12, Style | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Androgyny Part 二 + Happy Friday!, Xin Tian Di

Wow this week went by fast… But that’s fine by me because it’s already Friday! So to wish everyone a happy Friday, here is the most cheerfully dressed old man I’ve ever seen in China: It’s a pretty gay outfit … Continue reading

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Posted in Androgynous, Artistic, Best Dressed Generation, Chinese People, Clash, Color, Gen X, Hats, Masculine vs. Feminine, Masculine vs. Feminine, Murse, Murse Project, Sun and Shine, Xin Tian Di | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

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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Individuals vs. The Masses, Jing An District

Behind Plaza 66 lies a quiet little street called Nan Yang Lu [南阳路] that’s usually only used by scooters, as most people end up in the big malls right off of Nanjing Xi Lu. But I was going to pick … Continue reading

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Posted in Artistic, Balance, Chinese People, Color, Conspicuous, Conspicuous Consumption, Counterfeits, Cultural Imperialists, Domestic Development, Gucci, Homogenizing Forms, Jing An District, Louis Vuitton, Peripheral Monogrammed Goods, Ruxury, Style | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Post 105: The CLASH

This final post of my 100th Post Countdown of Shanghai’s Top 5 Sartorial Trends will break down what Shanghai’s style is all about, but first I wanted to point out that I’ve made Maleonn‘s beautiful illustration of 20th Century Chinese … Continue reading

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Posted in Artistic, Bund, Burberry, Children, Chinese People, Clash, Color, Conspicuous Consumption, Context, Cultural Imperialists, Domestic Development, Huai Hai Road, Jing An District, Louis Vuitton, Lu Wan District, Old, People's Square, Style, Stylish, Xin Tian Di, Xu Hui District, Xu Jia Hui | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

To the Shanghai Aquarium!, Pudong

The renowned Shanghai Aquarium lies across the river in Pu-Jersey, but I made the trek the other day since my friend was leaving Shanghai and to see what all the fuss was about. I started to suspect that other people … Continue reading

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Bring on Spring, Xin Tian Di

Chinese friends, designers, and consumers alike have told me that Chinese people don’t like to wear a lot of color, so although this young man may not be anything special Stateside, he stuck out like a sore thumb here in … Continue reading

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Posted in Chinese People, Color, Content, Shanghai Fashion Week, Xin Tian Di | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments