Is this a case of a sleep-walking shopper, or is she a fashion forward trendsetter, shoving her devil-may-care-attitude in the face of the people?* The mystery is making me feel like I’m in the X Files of Accidental Chinese Fashion. Supernatural uncanniness aside, I will say that her hue compliments the red meats nicely.
*Another theory: she is too busy to change out of pajamas.**
**One more: Sanrio and/or the Global Council for the Advancement of Fleece have a new guerrilla marketing strategy.
Local resident Tiffany Hynek saw the Hello Kitty Lady at a wet market in Pudong, Shanghai. She and I share a similar line of thought about the patterned sleeve covers, which is: “Okay, they’re functional for protecting the clothing on your forearms, maybe, but whaaaa?” How did this mutated accessory survive so long in the fashion gene pool?