Category Archives: Shopboy

WoAi iapm

The Huaihai road retail scene in Shanghai is really heating up with the recent openings of K11 and Lane Crawford / Times Square as well as Parkson’s recent makeover as well as International apm (iapm) which is officially my new … Continue reading

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Goodbye Old Friend

Today I’m saying farewell to an old friend who has been with me every day since September 2010. Let me be clear, there’s nothing wrong with the phone (apart from the battery lasting about 3 minutes between charges!), but it … Continue reading

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7 Days To Go

The wait is almost over. Not that I’m waiting. In 3 weeks, it’ll be two years since I bought my very first iPhone and apart from the battery life being significantly shorter than when new, it’s still working perfectly. So … Continue reading

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Now I Know!

I never realised having a blog could get you laid. Until now!

Posted in Amusing, Fashion, Shopboy | 12 Comments

Nu Shooz

If you’ve lived in China for any length of time, you’ll know you can get mediocre shoes for a high price, or terrible shoes for a low price, but it’s impossible to get decent shoes for a reasonable price. Purely … Continue reading

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Hollister Coming Soon To Shanghai

Spotted last night at Raffles City in People’s Square. It’s about 25 years too late for me, but I’m sure they’ll be popular with the affluent young Shanghainese fashionistas as well as the odd thirtysomething trying desperately to cling on … Continue reading

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WoAi’s iPad 2 Review

Well, I’ve had the iPad for quite a few weeks now, so I thought I’d share my thoughts on it with everyone. Overall, I have to say I am very impressed by the iPad. Without sounding over the top, it … Continue reading

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The Long Wait Is Over

So almost two months after the US launch, the second generation iPad was launched in mainland China last Friday to waiting crowds in both Beijing and Shanghai. As expected, massive queues formed at all locations the night before the launch, … Continue reading

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Happy Campers

I looked, and saw that outside the store sat a small group of Chinese men and women ready with camping chairs and apparently all the time in the world, preparing for a chilly night on New York’s streets as they … Continue reading

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Hong Kong – Retail Heaven

Well, I thought 5 days in HK would be too much time, but as it turns out, it’s not nearly enough. Everything is just so much easier and less stressful there and shopping seems to be Hong Kong’s raison d’etre. … Continue reading

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