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Cheap Chic in Shanghai

By on July 17, 2017
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“Looking stylish is not about the expensive price tags. It is merely about having a sense of style and putting the pieces together.”

I am in the center of Jing’An (静安), an area in Shanghai where luxury blings at every corner. Whether it be the shiny sports cars and fine watches, carats of diamonds, big labels handbags you see every 3 seconds you walk down the streets, the retail spaces, the grand hotel lobbies, the…, and the… The list is endless, because we are in China, home to 40% of the world’s luxury consumers.

Back when I was a university student in Shanghai, I did 2 of my internships in 2 of these skyscrapers in the background. The first one was at LVMH Fashion Group, and the second at Burberry. Strolling down this West Nanjing Rd. (南京西路), really brings back many fond memories of the years that I spent in this city. Despite my personal preference and professional experience in the luxury fashion industry, I sincerely believe that looking stylish is not about wearing the most expensive pieces. It is rather about you being true to your own taste and budget, and wearing what you feel really confident in. There is no need to
pretend…

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