Tag Archives: French Concession

Say What?!, French Concession

I scheduled this post for a Monday as I’ll still be in Beijing and thus unable to post and also because I thought you may all need a full week to digest and interpret exactly what these Chinese people are … Continue reading

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Best Dressed Generation Case I, French Concession

I always thought that old Chinese people have great style, but I haven’t yet decided which generation I think is collectively the most stylish in China… So these are what I think are good age categories to study ‘collective’ style: … Continue reading

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Socks on the Subway, French Concession

I love these socks I saw on the subway (Line 10, the Fashion Line of course): There’s a generational gap between the two guys, which is part of the reason for their different styles, but they have the socks that … Continue reading

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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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Pretty Patchwork, French Concession

Chinese people don’t really do patchwork so much, so this lady really stood out from the crowd with this great shirt: I like its happy, light, and slightly quirky disposition, and it made the woman seem very approachable and warm, … Continue reading

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Patterns Patterns Everywhere, French Concession

There’s not much to say about this stylish Chinese lady, as the prints most of the talking: But if I had to say something about this outfit, I would say that I like the conservative silhouette juxtaposed with the wild … Continue reading

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Blogger Spotlight: Accidental Chinese Hipsters & Babies of China

Have you heard about the blogs Accidental Chinese Hipsters or Babies of China? It seems they have only recently started, but they already have some great content. I mean, the names say it all… Who doesn’t love Chinese hipsters (especially … Continue reading

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THE FORCE IS STRONG…, French Concession

WITH THIS ONE: Or so that’s what his Adidas x Star Wars (did they collaborate??) sweater says:             “The Force Is Strong With This One” Speaking of Darth Vader, I’ve only recently noticed that during … Continue reading

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Summer’s Official Arrival (on Mother’s Day!), Shanghai

And with the relatively early arrival of Summer (it’s already a muggy 90 degrees right now) comes the most grotesque sartorial trend in China… Let’s call it the Bare Belly trend (other suggestions welcome/needed!). But the name will suffice for … Continue reading

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Their Easter Best, French Concession

Happy Easter everyone!! Even though it wasn’t the same without family, at least Chinese people put on what seemed to be their Sunday best to brighten up my day. For example, this lovely lady donned a hat for the holiday … Continue reading

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