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CPHNS and Exception de MixMind 例外 Anniversaries, Part 二

So I should expand on my previous [double] anniversary post, as it was written in a rush and didn’t really give you a good picture of what I’ve been documenting and analyzing for the past two years in China (it’s … Continue reading

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Best Dressed Generation Case I, French Concession

I always thought that old Chinese people have great style, but I haven’t yet decided which generation I think is collectively the most stylish in China… So these are what I think are good age categories to study ‘collective’ style: … Continue reading

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Practical Patchwork II, Shanghai

Remember the post Practical Patchwork? I loved those pictures so much that I made sure they didn’t keep getting pushed further and further back into the archives by creating the Best of the Best page to be a permanent home … Continue reading

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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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CPHNS’s 100th Post!! : Shanghai’s Top 5 Sartorial Trends

Happy 4th of July everyone!! And apologies for not posting for over a week, but I’ve been moving and my internet has been down; furthermore, I’ve been delaying this post a bit because it’s chinesepeoplehavenostyle’s 100th post, so it had … Continue reading

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Patterns Patterns Everywhere, French Concession

There’s not much to say about this stylish Chinese lady, as the prints most of the talking: But if I had to say something about this outfit, I would say that I like the conservative silhouette juxtaposed with the wild … 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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Facehunter @ Alter, Xin Tian Di

Facehunter was just at Alter in Xin Tian Di today, which was evident by the flocks of stylish Chinese and foreigners alike crowding around this great boutique that has pioneered the introduction of brands like Shaoo, Linda Farrow Vintage, and … Continue reading

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Twas the Night Before Christmas, Zha Bei District

And all through the subways, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse or this super stylish woman. And because of her weary state, she was an easy subject to snipe some shots of. I got close-ups from head… … Continue reading

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Practical Patchwork, Zha Bei District

Today I traveled to the edges of Shanghai, which are very far away considering it’s a sprawling city of 20+ million. But I had to go to Zha Bei District to open my company chinafashioncollective.com, but the trek was worth … Continue reading

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