Textures and colors mingled in this light-hearted but lady-like early winter ensemble. Samantha describes her taste as “simple” though she has a great fondness for color. Shoes with a bit of fuzz are quite popular in China, as they appeal to both the desire of girls to seem cute and their interest in having warm feet.
Skirts in winter are a new phenomenon. A young woman couldn’t really consider wearing a skirt in winter when she was riding a bike to a minimally heated office. Still, traditional Chinese medicine holds that legs and feet are the most important body to keep warm. China is a great market for wool stockings and knee-length boots.