Tag Archives: Fashion Theory

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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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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Fashion Theory Update!

The poor “Fashion Theory” page hadn’t been updated in over 7 months, so I recently beefed up this section with a definition of clothing, fashion, and style; I also added my works cited from my thesis so that those of … Continue reading

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