I, Elsbeth van Paridon, am a Sinologist and run-of-the-mill fashion aficionada. After tackling Beijing for some six years and living in Hong Kong for a bit, I currently find myself in the Europe-based throes and woes of the dragon that is a degree in Journalism.
I hunt down the latest in menswear design, women’s clothing, designer newbies, established names, changes in the street scenery and budding photographers.
Exploring 21st Century China through a fashion focused lens, I write about the ongoing change and innovation within the everyday whirlwind that is China Fashion Design.
From Beijing to Shanghai and every corner of the Mainland, China’s fashion scene is a phenomenon that deserves to be explored by the global design and fashion world. In order to capture a real sense of this colorful and inspiring new landscape, I have set up Temper Magazine. A print and online publication which looks into the art of clothing in contemporary China.
“You know the greatest thing is passion, without it what have you got? I mean if you love someone you can love them as much as you can love them but if it isn’t a passion, it isn’t burning, it isn’t on fire, you haven’t lived.” The Empress aka Diana Vreeland.
All imagery used on this website is owned by Brit photographer Tom Selmon. Any form of reproduction without consent is illegal.
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