Shanghai really was something, it was ancient, classic, and modern at the same time. A city that offers you the exotica of Gong Li’s films; of red lipstick, and wavy coiffure. At the same time also rapid consumerism. I did not take many photographs as I enjoyed my time so much, that I even forgot to set my camera right, so pardon the grainy images. But here are some of the blimps of Shanghai that some people consider cutting edge, while others might consider kitschy.