It’s been one hell of a year to say the least, particularly for those of us based in China. We’ve seen ‘The Tweeter in Chief’ launch (and then halt) a trade war between the world’s two leading economic powers, Fan Bingbing disappear and then reappear (with a major fine to pay) and another record-breaking Singles’ Day haul for Alibaba. To wrap up 2018, our editorial team has put together a list of the year’s most unforgettable viral stories, recounting major occurrences that defined the worlds of sports, tech, arts, fashion and food. Here’s to another year of eclectic, weird and wonderful life in China, we wouldn’t have it any other way.
Sometimes fashion trends just leave us scratching our heads... Below, we take a look back at some of the most bizarre outfits to hit the runway at Shanghai Fashion Week in 2018.
Taking ‘wearing your feelings on your sleeve’ quite literally. Image via shanghaifashionweek.com
Either wearing too much for a beach party or too little for a day at the farm. Image via shanghaifashionweek.com
This Spiderman-inspired dress would make Mary Jane jealous. Image via shanghaifashionweek.com
When your face turns blue because you’re wearing too much blue. Image via shanghaifashionweek.com
Our 4-year-old niece’s DIY princess look isn’t so flattering on a grown-up. Image via shanghaifashionweek.com
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