Tag Archives: Conspicuous Leisure

Sunday Best, Xin Tian Di

It’s Sunday again, a day for brunch and afternoon naps before the work week starts… again. In a way it’s the most relaxed day of the week, but it can also be one of the most demanding as we all … Continue reading

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Post 101: Chillin’

“Chillin’” is much more than simply relaxing… In China, this categorical trend refers to the mindset of the Chinese, where people treat public space as if it were private space. This mindset is in turn reflected in a number of … 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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Hot and Muggy, The Bund

In a surprising spell of “good” weather, the rain has held off for the past three days and it’s immediately become another humid and smoggy summer in Shanghai. But I don’t think I like the trade-off of this “good weather” … Continue reading

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At the Gym, Jing An District

CNNgo recently gave 50 reasons why Shanghai is the number 1 city in the world, and I realized that I had photographic evidence to back up a lot of these points… My favorites may be numbers 13: Ballroom Dancing and … Continue reading

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Top 10 of 2010 Installment 3: Ladies who Lounge, Yunnan

Remember Ladies who Lunch? Well in Yunnan in Western China, ladies lounge. Consider these three lovely lounging ladies: It seems as if they don’t have a lot of things to do, so they just sit idle while their eyes and … Continue reading

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