Tag Archives: Xin Tian Di

The Autumn Clash, Xin Tian Di

This is the very aiyi (same outfit, different day) who helped me come up with the idea of clashing back in July. Well folks, now that it’s officially autumn my muse is changing it up, and I have to say … Continue reading

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Whipped, Xin Tian Di

So it was National Day a few days ago (October 1st), which marked the beginning of a “Golden Week” in China for its citizens, but the weather would make you think otherwise… It’s been cold and rainy these past few … Continue reading

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Posted in Best Dressed Generation, Chinese People, Foreigners, Gen Y, Masculine vs. Feminine, Murse, Murse Project | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Shanghai’s First Fashion’s Night Out, Xin Tian Di

Last year China’s official FNO was in Beijing (as Vogue is based there), but this year China’s most stylish Gen Y-ers flocked to Infinity Plaza in Shanghai for the shopping portion of the event, and later made their way to … Continue reading

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Posted in Artistic, Best Dressed Generation, Chinese Designers, Chinese People, Contemporary Chinese Aesthetics, Content, Cultural Heritage, Domestic Development, Fashion System, Festive, Gen Y, Huai Hai Road, Just for Fun, Kim Kiroic, Model, Patriotic, Stylish, Uma Wang, Xin Tian Di | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Androgyny Part 二 + Happy Friday!, Xin Tian Di

Wow this week went by fast… But that’s fine by me because it’s already Friday! So to wish everyone a happy Friday, here is the most cheerfully dressed old man I’ve ever seen in China: It’s a pretty gay outfit … Continue reading

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Posted in Androgynous, Artistic, Best Dressed Generation, Chinese People, Clash, Color, Gen X, Hats, Masculine vs. Feminine, Masculine vs. Feminine, Murse, Murse Project, Sun and Shine, Xin Tian Di | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

The Future of Chinese Fashion II, ‘Greater China’

I noticed this little girl in Guangzhou scoping out the selection at a local kids clothing “store”, and it struck me as a bit odd to see such a young child be so discerning with her potential purchase (I don’t … Continue reading

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Posted in Bling Bling, Chinese People, Conspicuous, Conspicuous Consumption, Counterfeits, Domestic Development, Future of Chinese Fashion, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Kids, Literal, Xin Tian Di | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Harry Potter Opening, Xin Tian Di

I saw the first viewing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part II in China at midnight on opening day, and I was not at all disappointed… Well, I was a bit sad to see that the theater was … Continue reading

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Sunbrellas, Shanghai

Did you notice that the lady in the last post Sunday Best was not only rocking street pajamas and heels, but also a ‘sunbrella’? A sunbrella is basically a parasol, just not as delicate and dainty… But they serve the … Continue reading

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Sunday Best, Xin Tian Di

It’s Sunday again, a day for brunch and afternoon naps before the work week starts… again. In a way it’s the most relaxed day of the week, but it can also be one of the most demanding as we all … 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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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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Posted in Bare Belly, Bare Belly, Bund, Chinese People, Conspicuous Leisure, Series, Sun and Shine, Xin Tian Di | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments