Tag Archives: Gen X

Match Set, Shanghai

In honor of the Rolex Masters that are finishing up in Shanghai, I present you with: match sets. I see (usually elderly) Chinese women all the time wearing quick, easy two-piece outfits that match, and I think they should be … Continue reading

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The Autumn Clash, Xin Tian Di

This is the very aiyi (same outfit, different day) who helped me come up with the idea of clashing back in July. Well folks, now that it’s officially autumn my muse is changing it up, and I have to say … Continue reading

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Posted in Best Dressed Generation, Chinese People, Clash, Color, Fall/Winter 2011, Gen X, Lu Wan District | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

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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The Murse Project Part 二, Shanghai

I started posting about the prevalence of “murses” in China a while ago, but I think I might have been too judgmental at first… I used to think that the average Chinese guy who totes around his girlfriend’s bag was … Continue reading

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Posted in Androgynous, Bags, Best Dressed Generation, Chinese People, Gen X, Gen Y, Gen Z, Kids, Masculine vs. Feminine, Murse Project, Old | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Shanghai’s Hutongs, South Bund

A month ago I was looking at “Places” in iPhoto and I realized that in my journey to document Shanghai’s sartorial culture I had neglected an entire section of the city… Granted, it was the South Bund that barely anyone … Continue reading

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Posted in Best Dressed Generation, Chilling, Chinese People, Clash, Cultural Imperialists, Gen X, Just for Fun, South Bund, Stylish | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Trip Wrap Up, Beijing

So I got back from Beijing on Tuesday night, and it was quite a trip… Not only did I have the pleasure of meeting with top Chinese designers Xander Zhou, Vega Wang, and Liu Lu, but I also went to … Continue reading

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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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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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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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