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30 Ridiculous Fashion Choices This Foreigner Captured In China

Published 3 weeks ago

China is the most populated country in the world, with over a whopping 1.4 billion people living there. And even though it has rich culture and deep traditions, a barrier exists between the English and Chinese languages, that often leads to some hilarious misunderstandings.

Alex Greenberg is a foreigner living in Shanghai, China, who captures all of the weird stuff he stumbles upon on his Instagram called Shanghai Observed.

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Alex moved to Shanghai 4 years ago and instantly fell in love with the fast moving city.

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“Shanghai has a great skate scene which is what drove me to move here in the first place,” said the blogger in an interview with Bored Panda.

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He loves exploring the city and stumbling across “startled circumstances that defy explanation”.

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Alex started Shanghai Observed back in 2016 after getting a new iPhone.

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He wanted to start a daily photo project that forced him to shoot more street photography of the daily life of Shanghai and the stuff his family and friends would be interested in.

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“When the account started to grow and I gained a following I started to get submissions from other people at that point I began to post only the best of the best. The types of situations I like to share are ones that make you double take or say ‘wtf,'” said Alex.

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One of the most common things posted on this Instagram are people wearing shirts with ridiculous things written on them.

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“I’m guessing 99% of the time these people have no idea what the shirt says because they don’t speak English,” joked Alex.

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“This makes for an amazing photo because you often see a great juxtaposition between what the person’s face says, and what the shirt says.”

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Alex says he loves photos and videos that instantly make him laugh or question what is happening and Shanghai seems to share that every day.

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This hilarious Instagram already gathered over 68k followers and counting.

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We’ve already featured some hilariously questionable choices before here, now check out some more below!

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