Tag Archives: What’s Going On

Post 102: Literal

When it comes to fashion and style, irony is definitely not understood on the Mainland… It’s probably because everyone dresses sooo literally here. Most Chinese people want other people to think to think they are rich, which is why they … Continue reading

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What’s Going On China?, Xin Tian Di

When I first came to China, I quickly became disinterested in the oodles and oodles of (usually fake) Burberry, Coach, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton products that pollute the Chinese fashion system, and I thus stopped documenting it; recently though, I … Continue reading

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