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Very Fashion China 10: Big Bleached Hair!

Whether your strutting down the ready-made catwalks of “not yet skyscraper” alley or swinging your hips through the fake goods of Fashion Lady Mall: curl, fluff, extend, bleach, set, everything-else-you-can-think-of that hair and claim those extra inches you deserve! More persuasive and direct than a billboard and less money too! Bound to attract the attention […]

Very Fashion China 9: Shoes for Dogs

“Never before in my life have I seen something so ridiculous as a little shit dog in 4 carefully laced up and double knotted high tops.” That’s what I said last week when I saw my first baby-shoe sporting pooch. Later in the week, not a half block from the first sighting, we spotted the […]

Very Fashion China 8: Dyed Pooches

Though China’s beloved breed of dog, the Pekingese, is known for its gremlin-like shape and faulty hips and repulsive, inbred pout, the peculiarly striking colorations on the pictured specimen are not among the prized defects of its DNA. This dog has in fact been cosmetically altered, and by no accident. Miniature canine princesses such as […]

Very Fashion China 7: Matching Couples Outfits

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Very Fashion China 6: The Do it Yourselfers

Due to the movement of foreign-financed sweatshops to less powerful and less demanding nations like Vietnam and Cambodia, many Chinese nationalists have begun to test their creative impulses and luck in the garment industry. With an abundance of leftover Western-style dummies at their disposal, aspiring designers can finally dress life-size foreigners to their pleasing. The […]

Very Fashion China 5: The Bowl Cut

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Very Fashion China 4: Face Shield

As everyone in China knows, the sun – aside from being the magnificent giver of life – is also the ultimate evil, at all times threatening to thwart your efforts to maintain a perfectly colorless epidermis. How deranged is the paradox of that great ball of fire – at once offering light and creating darkness. […]

Very Fashion China 3: Socks and Sandals

No, really, it is absurdly hot in this city these days. Hot and humid; which explains all the bare calves in our images. For many women this craze consists of sheer, ankle-height, leg-bulgingly-tight nylons. Of course, these wunder-hosen usually accompany hooker heels and are accessorized by umbrella (so as to protect the effects of the […]

Very Fashion China 2: Shirtless Sleeves

As anyone into fashion these days can tell you, it is not cool to have your lower arms covered in mud and chicken blood. Luckily, you can always slip on these practical shirtless sleeves when you need to keep your wrists clean. Since you’re spending all your money on fancy new clothes, the most logical […]

Very Fashion China 1: Hooker Boots and Hard Labor

Our more perceptive readers may have gathered through the blur and reflections that this picture was snapped from a moving vehicle. A public bus to be precise, and though it was filled with people wearing similar outfits, my western mind judged it an inappropriate place to begin our quest to define China fashion. And besides, […]