Tag Archives: Jing An District

Androgyny, Shanghai

I’ve been wanting and meaning to do a post about sartorial androgyny for forever… But I never had the right pictures to correctly portray the manifestation of this sartorial trend in China, which seems to be more inherent here than … Continue reading

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Individuals vs. The Masses, Jing An District

Behind Plaza 66 lies a quiet little street called Nan Yang Lu [南阳路] that’s usually only used by scooters, as most people end up in the big malls right off of Nanjing Xi Lu. But I was going to pick … Continue reading

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CPHNS’s First Video: The Box Lady

I’ve posted pictures of the Box Lady before, but now thanks to vimeo, you can see her for yourself in this inspiring video of human ingenuity and dexterity: The most amazing part of this video is how she’s just nonchalantly … Continue reading

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Helen Lee’s Eponymous Debut @ SFW, Jing An District

Helen Lee presented her eponymous collection on Sunday night at 800Show to Shanghai’s fashion elite, such as this beautiful young lady (my friend Hart from shanghaistylefile.com also noticed her): The young Chinese designer is known quite well for her INSH … Continue reading

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Content目录 SFW Opening Show, Jing An District

So it’s already been a full 24 hours since Content’s opening show at Shanghai Fashion Week, and I’m still blown away ever time I think of it… It was legit one of my top 3 favorite fashion shows at Shanghai … Continue reading

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Content 目录 Opening Fashion Show for Shanghai Fashion Week, Jing An District

The show isn’t until tomorrow, but I just received my tickets and a customized pair of pants from Content to wear to their show which will officially open Shanghai Fashion Week. I’m a huge fan of the show’s concept, which … Continue reading

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Top 10 of 2010 FINALE: Jing An and Shanghai Railway Station

So I know it was just yesterday that I posted Installation 5 about Chinese Children, but I somehow forgot the most exceptional examples of childrenswear I’ve found in China: Her sister’s dress with its long silhouette and beautiful print stood … Continue reading

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At the Flower Market, Northern Jing An District

Upon entering the Bird and Flower Market, I was greeted by this fine specimen: I must say, she was very appropriately dressed for her line of work. I guess this is kinda what “business casual” is in China… This lady … Continue reading

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The Craziest Thing on a Bike, Jing An District

So unfortunately I can’t upload video of this amazing testament to the will and spirit of mankind until I upgrade wordpress, but at least there are pictures to start. I spotted this magnificently skilled biker from afar, and had to … Continue reading

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Military Biker, Jing An District

I spotted this guy from my scooter on Xin Zha Road, and loved the silhouette and color. I was pleasantly surprised when I saw that his jacket’s military green was repeated. I took a risky shot after passing by him … Continue reading

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