ANCIENT HISTORY

Best Beard Fashions in Ancient Times

From marking good looks to advancing political careers: See how the rules and styles of facial hair changed in ancient Chinese history

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SOCIETY

Kingdom Of Lingerie: Revealing the Trends in Chinese Undergarments

From “belly covers” to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, here’s how the evolution of Chinese underwear reflected cultural attitudes

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SOCIETY

How an Iconic Shoe Brand Finally Became Cool

China’s most iconic shoe brand, Feiyue, is making great leaps overseas

CHINESE CHARACTERS

On the Character: 帽

A character that wears many hats

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Old Fashioned

The elderly livestreamers making a splash in a youth-focused online world

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Rat Around Town

A guide to the rodent-themed fashions in the Year of the Rat

NEWS

Tea Leaves: Issue 5

Twists and turns in the courts of justice for victims, women, and LGBT

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LIVING IN CHINA

Man Up

Male cosmetics gain growing acceptance in China

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SOCIAL CHINESE

Fitting Remarks

Surviving the fatal ‘how do I look’ question

SOCIETY

Brands Behaving Badly

It’s not just D&G: here are some other foreign brands that have failed to impress Chinese consumers

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