Tag Archives: Murse

Whipped, Xin Tian Di

So it was National Day a few days ago (October 1st), which marked the beginning of a “Golden Week” in China for its citizens, but the weather would make you think otherwise… It’s been cold and rainy these past few … Continue reading

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Posted in Best Dressed Generation, Chinese People, Foreigners, Gen Y, Masculine vs. Feminine, Murse, Murse Project | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

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

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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Posted in Androgynous, Artistic, Best Dressed Generation, Chinese People, Clash, Color, Gen X, Hats, Masculine vs. Feminine, Masculine vs. Feminine, Murse, Murse Project, Sun and Shine, Xin Tian Di | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

STOP STEALING THINGS Chinese People, + Blog Updates

I love literal clothing in China, and always get a good chuckle from the many misspelled and misportrayed identities of the Chinese people who wear it… I bet less than 10% of the Chinese people wearing clothes with English sayings … Continue reading

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Posted in Chinese People, Domestic Development, Imitation, Just for Fun, Literal, Shanghai Suburbs, Xu Jia Hui | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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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Posted in Androgynous, Chilling, Chinese People, Context, Fashion History, Historical, Homogenizing Forms, Interpretive, Jing An District, Just for Fun, Masculine vs. Feminine, Uniforms, Xu Hui District | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

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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Posted in Just for Fun, Line 10, Masculine vs. Feminine, Socks | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Murse Project, China

I thought of doing a photo series on the “man purse” in China only after I had seen dozens of different dudes sportin’ their girlfriends’ bags as if they were their own… I now have 20 or so images of … Continue reading

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Posted in Androgynous, Bags, Burberry, Chinese People, ChongQing, Conspicuous Consumption, Cultural Imperialists, Homogenizing Forms, Masculine vs. Feminine, Murse Project, Peripheral Monogrammed Goods, Primitive Consumption, Series, Xin Tian Di, Yunnan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments