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Travel Diary: OC's Jesse Hudnutt Goes to China

November 23, 2015 BY CAPSULE

Opening Ceremony buyer Jesse Hudnutt recently traveled to China. He shared this travel diary with us.

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Walking around Caochangdi with fellow OC buyer Clara. Caochangdi is the artist village in Beijing where Ai Wei Wi has his studio and many international galleries have begun to pop up.

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An antiques dealer in Shanghai giving 0 fucks.

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Buildings under construction in Hong Kong are draped in billowing parachute-esque fabric supported by bamboo scaffolding. Even by NYC standards, HK is so unbelievably full of activity and the city feels so dense and concentrated. It's crazy!

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Yes to this Beijing Uber driver's bejeweled dashboard! In Beijing, the equivalent of NYC's UberX option is branded "People's Uber," and costs about around 25 RMB (less than $4) for a 30 minute or more ride.

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Atop a crumbling, more deserted section of the Great Wall with (R to L) OC buyers Clara, Carol, myself, and our incredible China guide and ambassador, Timothy Parent.