Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Southside, “Greater China”

I’m off to Guangzhou and Hong Kong, and the weather forecast says it will be thunderstorms in both places for the next week. I’m only gone for two days thankfully, so I’ll be back and blogging by the weekend, but … 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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Sunbrellas Part 三, Hong Kong

Over the past 10 months, I’ve learned how to make very quick decisions about Chinese peoples’ outfits and whether or not the picture is worth the 2 MB of memory on my computer… But if I take too long debating … Continue reading

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The Future of Chinese Fashion II, ‘Greater China’

I noticed this little girl in Guangzhou scoping out the selection at a local kids clothing “store”, and it struck me as a bit odd to see such a young child be so discerning with her potential purchase (I don’t … Continue reading

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Posted in Bling Bling, Chinese People, Conspicuous, Conspicuous Consumption, Counterfeits, Domestic Development, Future of Chinese Fashion, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Kids, Literal, Xin Tian Di | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Sunbrellas Part 二, Hong Kong

While in Hong Kong (well, Kowloon to be specific), I spotted a conical shaped hat from afar, but this one was different from others I’d seen in China… The material looked to be similar to that of an umbrella or … Continue reading

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Posted in Chinese People, Context, Hats, Hong Kong, Just for Fun, Rain and Snow, Resourceful, Sun and Shine | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 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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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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