Jan 22 2024

Patio Bullrich

Posadas 1245, C1011ABE CABA
Buenos Aires

… more pix on Google Maps

A shopping center with parking garage, in Recoleta neighborhood in Buenos Aires.

Salvatore Ferragamo anchors the mall. It’s in Recoleta neighborhood, across street from our hotel Sofitel.

It’s mixed domestic and international midrange shops, such as Zegan, Pandora, MaxMara and Omega.
It’s nicely laid out, very pleasant, with a garage.

Apr 9 2018

South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market

399 Lujiabang Rd, Huangpu Qu,
Shanghai Shi, China, 200000

Yes he’s sleeping.

An average mall. Shopkeepers are not aggressive, a little indifference. A young womam who was selling scarfs lied about the material – my fault, didn’t read the labels closely – I do trust people tho. My bad.


Oct 17 2016

Qipao made to order

Qipao Gallery 人间烟火
570 Yongjia Lu, Xuhui Qu
Shanghai, China

The custom made studio is spacious, inside Brownstone where they hold block brunch party. Nothing really catches my fancy, considering their price tags, hovering ¥5,000 (US$700+). They’ve a wine refrigerator and tea on the table but we are offered neither.

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Aug 20 2014

The Belt Parkway

The parkway off the Verrazano Bridge. It’s the Atlantic Ocean ..


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Jun 20 2014

Silk embroidered multi-floral child’s clothes

At Suzhou Museum. It looks so pretty but not sure it will look as pretty when it’s on someone ..

Silk embroidered multi-floral child’s clothes
Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)


Jun 10 2014

A few oldies in Beijing

Yi Li Bakery 义利; Ruifuxiang, Hengdeli, Daoxiangcun

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Jun 30 2011

Crop top shirt

Or the half shirt isn’t girls only outfit. It’s been popular in Beijing for decades. Middle aged men in particular favored this type of dress in the hot summer day – exposure their abdomens. Call it belly shirt, midriff shirt, they just pull up the bottom of their regular shirt to show their six packs or not. Pump said she could make good fortune selling tummy tops.

Jan 28 2011

The stores and 鏞記 Yung Kee

Is Hong Kong still a shopper’s paradise?
Coach handbags is everywhere, next to boldest names, like Tiffany and LV .. I spot this little thing after lunch at the famed duck restaurant 镛记酒家 – 鏞記 Yung Kee.

initial: the place fo true style seekers looking for something different

It’s different .. but the name plate is missing an r

Duck is one of my favored food .. so it’s fitting to dine here .. The duckie is good .. Yung Kee in Oakland, CA, in 2021

Dec 6 2010

Look at the shoes

New York, 1986

Things always come back after a while .. Pumpkin brought one of those shoes last year and I thought ‘eeeehhhhhhhuuuu’. Then the other day I just found this pic .. And the Ray Ban aviator pilot sunglasses. This pictures was taken by Grandaunt Lucy at Columbia university

Dec 6 2010


Beijing, Xiyuan Hotel, July 1985

How many of you had the dream to be a doctor or nurse? I never did but loved the white outfit.