My interview with Jason for That’s Mag. Originally posted on http://www.thatsmags.com/shenzhen/post/22742/interview-designer-jason-li-on-chinese-fashion-inspirations Designer Jason Li went from ice to fire, making his way from Harbin to Shenzhen, two geographical extremes in China. His story reflects a changing Chinese fashion scene which blends North and South, West and East, youth and experience. We chatted with the creative… Read More Dongbei Designer Talks Philosophy, Cool Couture at Shenzhen Fashion Week
You can now go watch and vote for my most nominated work, Shiraz: Nightingales and Roses at PSFF18, 19:30 Mon at Gregory College House in UPENN. http://cinemastudies.sas.upenn.edu/events/2018/March/PSFF2018OpeningNight
I caught up with the choker designer Cui Xu on her inspirations on the new design before #NYFW2018. I discovered many of herpersonal lessons only to share with you. Zhu: Who is the ideal Cuixu customer? Cui Xu: It does not matter if the customer is a girl, a boy, young or old. I… Read More Decipher Cui Xu: A Braveheart and A Free Spirit in Fashion — Interview with the designer behind Cuixu
Autobiography of A Yogi, P. Yoganada The first app. Steve Jobs installed onto Apple Store, the classic of yoga and eastern spiritual piece had been a long-lasting inspiration for generations. I met Alexander, the CEO of a mindfulness site, at the airport of Moscow while transferring, and assimilated this note. It is more a book… Read More The Books I Chopped Off H1 2017: A Book Recommendation
Death, the eventuality of all men, is an unalienable right. To die properly and in lasting calmness, is fundamental to our living, yet gravely deprived in the modern reality. Above words condensed from the Tibetan milk I have been fed, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. The book illustrated points that put me in… Read More Tibet, of Life, Death, & Sex
Like many other societies, China had sailed fast; like the palms of Jykell and Hyde, good and bad. I started my grand trip of Eastern 3 cities: Shenzhen, Shanghai, & Hong Kong this Thanksgiving break. The opinions might not be the most comprehensive, yet may the attempt snatch some tinkering. Upon landing, I wheeled into… Read More My Home is Not My Home: Shenzhen, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Aftermath.
I decided to go to Mexico City for my birthday. Having spent my last birthday in utter drunkness and blackout situation, I made up my mind to not repeat such farce. Life is supposed to be spent in a meaningful way especially on such a memorable day of my short living.… Read More Mucho Amor: Mexico City Earthquake and My Thigh Pain