Tag Archives: Shopping

Original Shanghai fashion: Emily Keller

Emily Keller is a new fashion label created and made in Shanghai. This video says it all, and will likely get you more interested in the brand and clothes!  

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Top news for cook-at-home expats: City Super on Huaihai Rd.

You may know that the shopping mall re-opened at Times Square on Huaihai Road. This is because they had a ‘Lane Crawford re-opening party’, so many – many – people thought that this would just be the kind of irregular, non-representative ‘party’ occasion that they would choose to photograph themselves at and them upload to […]

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Touch Mall, South Xujiahui

The financial cleansing of the South riverside area was certainly a boon for property developers, as precious new square-footage was made available for very tall apartment buildings that you or I cannot afford.   Quite where all of this RMB comes from is not our interest. What we do all have in common is the […]

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Johnny Moo burger, Shanghai (Honqiao / Gubei)

There is a new-looking Japanese mall by Gubei road Manao road, in Gubei. Gubei is kind of Hongqiao and Hongqiao is kind of Gubei. I’m not quite sure where one begins and the other finishes, but I do believe in the boundary-definity of Changning district. It’s there. Gubei is a strange place. A city within […]

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Cultural Musings: Does the young generation know it is ageing?

Once again – not a criticism here. The younger generation – ages 18 to 28 or so – in all countries could be accused of ‘not realising that they are ageing’. When young, people simply accept, or take for granted, that they are “a young person”, and almost accept this as their permanent status and […]

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In praise of Uniqlo

Many people in Shanghai (and the world) take their clothes as the single most important thing in their life. I don’t understand such people. Fashion can be a hobby or even a love, but the idea of spending a huge effort (and expense) and intense thought over how to dress oneself – without seeing the […]

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