Tag Archives: Jing An

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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At the Gym, Jing An District

CNNgo recently gave 50 reasons why Shanghai is the number 1 city in the world, and I realized that I had photographic evidence to back up a lot of these points… My favorites may be numbers 13: Ballroom Dancing and … Continue reading

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Globalization and the Conflation of Culture, China

The woman below just barely missed making the Top 10 of 2010 List, but I felt that I could structure a whole post around her because she looks like the ultimate mixed baby… She looks like she could be from … Continue reading

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Christmas Wish List, Jing An and French Concession

It’s almost here! Christmas!! So since I’ll be in Shanghai this year to pass the holidays, I didn’t really come up with a wish list… But come to think of it, I do have some Christmas Wishes that I hope … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Christmas Past, Jing An District

These pictures of a shadow-y figure were taken during the Shanghai Snowstorm. I think that because of the angle and lighting of the photo, she looks especially creepy… so I call this the Chinese version of the “Ghost of Christmas … Continue reading

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If Santa Were Chinese…, Xu Hui to Jing An District

So this post may not qualify exactly as a “Christmas-Theme Post” as promised on Saturday, as I have to make a bit of a stretch here with this one… but it’s loosely Christmas themed and hopefully also amusing. So remember … Continue reading

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Chinese Santas, Jing An District

As it’s only a week until Christmas, I’m going to make only Christmas-related posts for the next seven days. So to kick things off, here are some Chinese Santas I spotted at Plaza 66: This one’s got a bad case … Continue reading

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Shanghainese Snowbunnies, Jing An District

I got a call this morning from my friend Lexie that she just spotted a woman wearing a bag over her head to shield herself from the minor blizzard we were having (I wonder if snow is as polluted as … Continue reading

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Dumpster Divers (and Dumpers), Jing An District

So this afternoon I saw this woman looking rather peculiar, but not too different from the other old folks I see collecting trash/treasure (depending on your point of view) in Shanghai during the winter. I decided to keep photographing her … Continue reading

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My Friends from Xin Jiang, (in) Jing An District

Today we have pictures of some of my best friends in China: the good people of Xin Jiang! Not only are the usually well-dressed (maybe I’m biased in judging their well-dress-edness cause they are always wearing stuff that looks sort … Continue reading

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