Tag Archives: Series

Blogger Spotlight: Shanghai Style File

Have you heard of Shanghai Style File? It’s personally my favorite local blog to follow, as blogger Hart Hagerty is not only a phenomenal writer but an incredible photographer as well… Her pictures always turn out nice and crisp, which … 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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Hot and Muggy, The Bund

In a surprising spell of “good” weather, the rain has held off for the past three days and it’s immediately become another humid and smoggy summer in Shanghai. But I don’t think I like the trade-off of this “good weather” … Continue reading

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Chinese Fashion History Update!!

I’m very excited to announce the addition of one of the most interesting periods in Chinese Fashion History, the founding of the People’s Republic of China… Check out the fourth installment to see what Chinese people wore from 1949-1960.

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The Chinese Bag Lady Part 二, Xintiandi

It’s been raining cats and dogs for the past two weeks or so in Shanghai, and it shows no signs of slowing up any time soon… But despite this consistent rain, it seems as if some of Shanghai’s residents have … Continue reading

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Designer Spotlight: Uma Wang Wins Audi’s ‘Progress in Design’ Award 2011

Have you heard of the Chinese designer Uma Wang? If not, you definitely should have… I can confidently say that she will become the first internationally successful Chinese designer in many respects, and winning Audi’s ‘Progress in Design’ Award is … Continue reading

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Blogger Spotlight: Accidental Chinese Hipsters & Babies of China

Have you heard about the blogs Accidental Chinese Hipsters or Babies of China? It seems they have only recently started, but they already have some great content. I mean, the names say it all… Who doesn’t love Chinese hipsters (especially … Continue reading

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Designer Spotlight: Coko Wan

Meet Coko Wan, China’s most colorful designer: She attended the London College of Fashion in 2000, the end result of which was this amazing bag collection that transforms into clothes: Coko states: “A good bag becomes an intimate extension of … 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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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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