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Fashion Theory Update!

The poor “Fashion Theory” page hadn’t been updated in over 7 months, so I recently beefed up this section with a definition of clothing, fashion, and style; I also added my works cited from my thesis so that those of … 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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Top 10 of 2010 Installment 5: The Future, aka Chinese Kids

I’ve posted about kids being the future of Chinese fashion before, so I had to include a bit about where Chinese fashion was heading on my Top 10 List… So for your consideration: Please note the shoes on the ground: … Continue reading

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Top 10 of 2010 Installment 2: Conspicuous Consumption (of Pajamas)

As the first installment of the Top 10 List focused on solely the negative, I wanted the second installment to sort of bridge the gap between negative and positive (the rest of the Top 10 List will be all truly … Continue reading

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Top 10 of 2010 Installment 1: Primitive Consumption

Please excuse my absence for the past week, but I discovered that my iPhoto was extremely unorganized, which made it nearly impossible to sort through the 13,000+ photos I have (since 2007) to compile my final Top 10 of 2010 … Continue reading

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The Future of Chinese Fashion, China

After spotting this little guy on Christmas morning munching out on a baozi (Chinese for dumpling), I suddenly realized that HE is the future of Chinese fashion! Well, not him specifically, but rather ALL Chinese children are the future of … 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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