Tag Archives: Domestic Development

Exception de MixMind 15th Anniversary Show, Guangzhou

Have you noticed the changes I made to the blog title? After taking heat about it for two years (including the previous incarnation) and the street style situation changing pretty drastically in China (for the better), I’ve decided to make … Continue reading

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Posted in Chinese Designers, Domestic Development, Exception de MixMind, Fashion Shows, Guangzhou, Just for Fun | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

CPHNS and Exception de MixMind 例外 Anniversaries, Part 二

So I should expand on my previous [double] anniversary post, as it was written in a rush and didn’t really give you a good picture of what I’ve been documenting and analyzing for the past two years in China (it’s … Continue reading

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Posted in Cultural Heritage, Decoster Concept, Domestic Development, Exception de MixMind, Fashion History, Fashion System, Just for Fun, Primitive Consumption, Style, Thesis, Uma Wang, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Fashion Week Part II: Jenny Ji, Helen Lee, and Decoster Concept Rehearsal

So Shanghai Fashion Week went by pretty fast, probably because the weather was terrible so I didn’t make it to many shows… But I managed to make it to most of the domestic Chinese designer brands, which included a lot … Continue reading

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Posted in Chinese Designers, Context, Decoster, Decoster Concept, Domestic Development, Exception de MixMind, Fashion Shows, Fuxing Park, Helen Lee, Jenny Ji, Model, Shanghai Fashion Week, Shanghai Fashion Week, Spring/Summer 2012, SS12, Zhou Yuan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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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Posted in Androgynous, Arbitration, Artistic, Best Dressed Generation, Bikes, Chinese People, Conspicuous Consumption, Dandies, Democratization, Domestic Development, Fashion System, Fashion Theory, Gen X, Gen Y, Imitation, Shang Xia, Social Integration, Socks, Stylish, Thesis, Xu Hui District | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Shanghai’s First Fashion’s Night Out, Xin Tian Di

Last year China’s official FNO was in Beijing (as Vogue is based there), but this year China’s most stylish Gen Y-ers flocked to Infinity Plaza in Shanghai for the shopping portion of the event, and later made their way to … Continue reading

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Posted in Artistic, Best Dressed Generation, Chinese Designers, Chinese People, Contemporary Chinese Aesthetics, Content, Cultural Heritage, Domestic Development, Fashion System, Festive, Gen Y, Huai Hai Road, Just for Fun, Kim Kiroic, Model, Patriotic, Stylish, Uma Wang, Xin Tian Di | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Not Mainlanders (but kinda), Hong Kong

My trip to Hong Kong was short but enlightening and inspiring. They certainly have their own sense of style in Hong Kong, but I don’t think it’s as drastically different as most people make it out to be… It seems … Continue reading

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Posted in Back, Bags, Burberry, Chinese Designers, Chinese People, Clash, Conspicuous, Conspicuous Consumption, Context, Counterfeits, Cultural Imperialists, Domestic Development, Homogenizing Forms, Hong Kong, Joseph Li, Kids, Louis Vuitton, Old, Peripheral Monogrammed Goods, Ruxury, Stratification, Stylish | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

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

Uma Wang Menswear (+WWD article on CFC!)

Today was the best day ever!! I went to Uma Wang‘s studio because she just finished a capsule menswear collection for FW11 for ultra-hip London boutique Vertice and needed to document her incredible work… So I tried on some samples … Continue reading

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Posted in Chen Ping, China Fashion Collective, Chinese Designers, Content, Domestic Development, Nio, Photoshoots, Uma Wang, WWD, Zhou Yuan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

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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Posted in Bags, Bare Belly, Burberry, Chilling, Chinese People, Conspicuous Consumption, Conspicuous Leisure, Context, Cultural Imperialists, Democratization, Domestic Development, Hair, Hats, Historical, Homogenizing Forms, Imitation, Literal, Literal, Louis Vuitton, Modernity, Pajamas, Peripheral Monogrammed Goods, Primitive Consumption, Rain and Snow, Resourceful, Style, Stylish | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments