This is a 21-year-old artist, whose works are already shown at major fairs.
Last weekend, Acupuncture Records staged its first Beijing Electronic Music Festival. The event was on three stages, lasted 15 hours, included 28 artists, and was attended by over 10,000 people. Here is D of D and the Hutong Cats on Stylites again, this time with his dolly.
Mylène Chen appears again as well.
These are the first photos appearing on Stylites by new contributor Weina Zhao. Thanks a lot Weina! Check out Weina’s photo blog at obskure abstrusitäten and find a brief bio of her in the About Stylites section.
From Hong Kong, Victor is in fashion PR. He has a great photo blog, unfortunately blocked in China with the rest of blogspot.
This quirky shirt is by Comme des Garçons.
Vince Li is in the Offset Spectacles, a Hong Kong folk rock band. The three members came to Beijing because its rock scene is so far superior to the one in Hong Kong. They have performed in D-22 and other major venues around the city.
Favorite genres of music are Shoegaze and 80s and 90s NYC underground and, of the most well-known Chinese rock bands, he likes PK-14 most.
I enjoy the orange piping on the jersey-fabric blazer.
In a sweater from Xidan, tall Chicagoan Einar Engström (洪迈) prefers Beijing to his home town. He enjoys the laidback feel and still feels the rush of newness that greeted him on his first arrival about four years ago. For most of his years in Beijing he was a translator (he also majored in Romance Lanuages and Literature) from Chinese to English, but now he is in marketing at China Visual Arts Center (CVAC). His favorite of the more well-known contemprorary Chinese artists is Xu Bing. Einar enjoys Xu’s famous work Tian Shu (A Book from the Sky).
Einar thinks that the Chinese saying “忘恩负义的两足动物” is the best description for man.
Quite a range of colors, patterns, and styles on Li Lu, a Beijing native, has taught for three years in the Beijing branch of the China Recovery Center for Hard-of-Hearing Children (don’t know the formal English name, but the website is www.chinadeaf.com). This look might pull in bit much, but I think it is an adorable and singular blend of East and West.
The jacket comes from a boutique on Nanluoguxiang.
This summer, I have been seeing various shades of these two colors together everywhere. This fellow is a hairdresser in Sanlitun.
100% Manchu, Mr. Fang is part of the Aisin Gioro, the imperial clan of the Qing Dynasty. He lives right by Gulou Street.
This catty girl is doing the jungle prints thing quite convincingly.
Are they both cat?
Liu Sha would not provide the name of his girlfriend, but he did mention that their clothes were mostly custom-made by a tailor near Dongsi. It was quite a hot day, but they didn’t seem to be sweating even in all that black.
Huang Shengsheng studies Management at Beijing Foreign Language University with the aim of starting a career in art management.
From Hong Kong, Vicky studies business at China University of Political Science and Law. She says that in the school of around 3000, there are about 15 students from Hong Kong. The trendy dropped crotch on these reminds me of homie trousers.
On weekends, Yan Jiang often returns to a game from his childhood for exercise. Now working for Beijing Dentsu Advertising Co., Ltd., he grew up in this hutong neighborhood but now lives with his wife near Chaoyang Park. I like the shawl cardigan and cap.
This is the first time I’ve taken someone talking on a mobile phone. In her spare time, Nicole writes a lifestyle column for Madame Figaro. Full time, she worked for a investment consulting company, but she just quit. Her lovely daughter is a model for children’s clothing.