Tag Archives: Shanghai Fashion Week

Chinese Style, French Concession

As Shanghai Fashion Week approaches, the fashion media will inevitably ask both attendants and participating designers alike silly questions, the most likely being “What is Chinese style?” I say such questions are silly only because they are unanswerable by a … Continue reading

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Gen Z: The Future of Chinese Fashion Part III, China

Kids in China: Some kids in China are as plugged into technology as their Western counterparts, but all kids have their possessions, obsessions, and companions, right? I don’t always love childrenswear, but some kids are just really well dressed. It’s … Continue reading

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Posted in Best Dressed Generation, Children, Chinese People, Color, Future of Chinese Fashion, Gen Z, Shanghai Fashion Week, SS12, Zhang Chi | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Decoster Concept Show Part 三, Fuxing Park

Here are Pablo‘s pictures from the Decoster Concept show (and some backstage shots as well), which capture the details and thus the essence of this debut collection… It was all about finishings for Decoster Concept, as it was through these … Continue reading

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Decoster Concept Show Part 二, Fuxing Park

I just came back from Beijing so I’m officially finished with fashion shows for this season… I saw Xander Zhou and the BNC show, with the former being one of the most impressive menswear shows I’ve ever seen. Unfortunately Pablo … Continue reading

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Fashion Week Part III: Decoster Concept Closing Show

So first generation Chinese brand Decoster made Chinese Fashion History yesterday night by not only staging their first fashion show in their 11 year history but also by launching their new “Decoster Concept” label, which is meant to be even … Continue reading

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Posted in Androgynous, Chinese Designers, Decoster, Decoster Concept, Domestic Development, Exception de MixMind, Fuxing Park, Historical, Ma Ke, Model, Shanghai Fashion Week, Shanghai Fashion Week, Spring/Summer 2012, SS12 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Fashion Week Part II: Jenny Ji, Helen Lee, and Decoster Concept Rehearsal

So Shanghai Fashion Week went by pretty fast, probably because the weather was terrible so I didn’t make it to many shows… But I managed to make it to most of the domestic Chinese designer brands, which included a lot … Continue reading

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Fashion Week Part I: May J. and Chi Zhang, Zhongshan Park

Sorry for the delay in posting about Fashion Week, but I’ve been busy reviewing the shows and trying to find the best content to report on. Out of all the shows I’ve seen so far, I would say only three … Continue reading

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The Tents, Fuxing Park

The tents that will house Shanghai Fashion Week (starting tomorrow!) have already gone up and have temporarily displaced our bumping, grunting, hollering, dancing Chinese friends. This is what the giant main lawn of Fuxing Park usually looks like: But it’s … Continue reading

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The End of Dynastic Rule, China

I’m pretty sure there are very few Chinese people and even fewer foreigners who are aware of the importance of today, but October 10, 1911 was the date of the Wuchang Uprising which began the end of dynastic rule in … Continue reading

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Posted in Active, Chinese People, Dancing, Democratization, Domestic Development, Fashion History, Fashion Theory, Fuxing Park, Lu Wan District, Old, Park, Social Integration, Stratification, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Updates Updates Updates!! + Fashion Show Videos

So many updates! Most importantly I’ve made it easier to browse Chinese Fashion History and Chinese Fashion News by splitting them into categories. Simply scroll over the tabs with your mouse and you’ll get a dropdown breaking down the category … Continue reading

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