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13-01-2009
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about gucci and prada and louis vuitton, well, they all just buy them because everyone has them, i never go anywhere without seeing at least 6 in 10 people wearing a monogram bag.
this is really true. almost everyone in HK is carrying a monogram bag.

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17-01-2009
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this is really true. almost everyone in HK is carrying a monogram bag.
Totally agree!! So many agnes b, LV, Gucci... And I still find people carrying their "I'm not a plastic bag", you know it got a big hit long time ago....

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interesting discussion, I find HK style to be too polished and sophisticated for me.

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interesting discussion, I find HK style to be too polished and sophisticated for me.
what do you mean by too polished?

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this is really true. almost everyone in HK is carrying a monogram bag.
people chases brands for the sake of it, what they dont realised is that one bag does not make you stylish.
and i think one other reason is that because bags from LV, Prada and Gucci are very obvious, as in as soon as you see it, you know what brand it is from. And people want to show their 'wealth'

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Totally agree!! So many agnes b, LV, Gucci... And I still find people carrying their "I'm not a plastic bag", you know it got a big hit long time ago....
and loads of people wear fake 'i'm not a plastic bag' bag


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and loads of people wear fake 'i'm not a plastic bag' bag
yes! whenever i see someone using that i immediately disregard her(him).

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^ oh me too xD and there are many fake 'i'm not a plastic bag'. lavender version on a 'see-line'?

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what do you mean by too polished?
what's with the a bit immature aren't we.

anyway, HK is either lunching ladies as a walking advertisement for fashion house (aka polished bit), or an imitation of Japanese popular style. Basically nothing individualistic about it.

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and loads of people wear fake 'i'm not a plastic bag' bag

YES!! YES!! GIVE ME 5!!

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YES!! YES!! GIVE ME 5!!
haha

here, *virtual high 5*

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what's with the a bit immature aren't we.

anyway, HK is either lunching ladies as a walking advertisement for fashion house (aka polished bit), or an imitation of Japanese popular style. Basically nothing individualistic about it.
oh, it was meant to be this , but now i dont get what's immature about ?

anyway, i now know wt u mean, too many people buy branded clothes and bags and etc for the sake of having them, in order to show their 'wealth' and that they are 'different' than the others.

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yes! whenever i see someone using that i immediately disregard her(him).
whenever i see these people, whether or not they hv a fake or authentic one, i just say to myself 'yeah, as if...'
:p


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yeah, HK is not a very stylish place. It's a bit too money-obsessed.

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before I came here, I was imagining what the posts would be like. there are a lot of students from HK in vancouver. I can't take how every piece of clothing they have looks so childish! cute this cute that! ah! bunny ears on hoodies?! GAH! please take it away.

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Okay, I was born and raised in Hong Kong. May I say that the pictures that are posted above are very inaccurate portrayal of how local Hong Kong people dress?

In the very first post, most of the pictures are of socialites and celebrities when they go to events and appearances, and the foreigners in Hong Kong aren't really "local" AT ALL. I know I don't dress like the local people either (I have an American BG).

The real HK street style? Let me see, if they are not worshiping Japanese trends, they are worshiping designers, not for how well they incorporate into their own personal style, but solely for the name brand.

I must be frank here, most foreigners do not think local people have a ssense of style whatsoever. Everybody pretty much dress the same and they judge you for dressing slightly different.

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I think people in Beijing are actually more unique. There just isn't much a bohemian thing in HK.

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i was about to go to bed last night when i had this thought.

i think climate is a huge factor in determining how people dress.
most of the time in hk it's wet, hot and especially in the summer, stifling.
and this already limited the possibility of the clothes people can wear.
unless you are the kind of person who really wants to hv your own style regardless the weather, and i mean really wants to. then basically tshirt and shorts are all you can wear.

i'm not saying tshirts and shorts are not stylish, of cos, you can make anything look stylish if you put the effort in, but it does limit your choices.

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i was about to go to bed last night when i had this thought.

i think climate is a huge factor in determining how people dress.
most of the time in hk it's wet, hot and especially in the summer, stifling.
and this already limited the possibility of the clothes people can wear.
unless you are the kind of person who really wants to hv your own style regardless the weather, and i mean really wants to. then basically tshirt and shorts are all you can wear.

i'm not saying tshirts and shorts are not stylish, of cos, you can make anything look stylish if you put the effort in, but it does limit your choices.
Hmmm, perhaps, but I mean, there are different types of light-weight tops and shorts, and don't forget summer dresses and accessories! If you do have a certain personal style, I do believe that it will show, regardless of the climate "limitation".

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