20 of China's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

By That's, November 17, 2017

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Moving to a new country and adjusting to the cuisine and customs is difficult for anyone. Moving to a new country and suddenly seeing people wearing shirts that say things like "I am a whore"... well, nobody ever warns you about that, do they?

A photographer living in Shanghai certainly wasn't expecting that particular kind of culture shock, so he took to Bored Panda after creating the @ShanghaiObserved Instagram to document all the "ridiculous things" he saw in China. (For more, check out our interview with the person behind the account).

These shirts definitely make a statement, but it's safe to say that the Chinese fashionistas wearing them probably don't know just what kind of a statement they're making.

READ MORE: Why Chinese Designers Pick English Words for T-Shirts

1. It's actually a cute outfit though...

10 of Shanghai's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

2. This little girl was probably the star of her class picture. 

10 of Shanghai's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

3. Something tells us he knows exactly what that shirt says.

10 of Shanghai's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

4. Even the fish behind him are shocked.

10 of Shanghai's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

5. This guy's grocery shopping trip took a weird turn. 

10 of Shanghai's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

6. Always good to have perspective.

10 of Shanghai's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

7. The hard truth.

10 of Shanghai's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

8. Okay, it's not a t-shirt, but:

10 of Shanghai's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

9. No lies detected.

10 of Shanghai's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

10. Fact.

10 of Shanghai's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

11. But it's whats on the outside that matters.

20 of China's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

12. The best kind of style.

20 of China's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

13. Cold.

20 of China's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

14. Don't we all?

20 of China's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

15. Perfect for the playground!

20 of China's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

16. We're loving Nike's bold new direction...

20 of China's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

17. Special Announcement:

20 of China's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

18. He wears his emotions on his sleeves.

20 of China's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

19. No shame.

20 of China's Most Outrageous T-Shirts

20. We're sensing a theme here...

20 of China's Most Outrageous T-Shirts
Yes, it's also not a t-shirt.

[All images used with permission of @ShanghaiObserved on Instagram]


For more, read our interview with the photographer behind @ShanghaiObserved.

In Shanghai? Check out @ShanghaiObserved's works on Saturday, November 18 starting from 7pm at XIMESee event listing here.

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