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Chinese Trend of the Day: It's Totally Cool to Have a Sprout Growing Out of Your Hair



China's fashion has grown in a greener direction compared to smog masks of yesteryear.

These days, all the hip kids/adults are putting plastic sprout clips in their hair.

The trend has taken over the streets of Beijing.

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    It's exactly how it sounds

    Via: shanghaiist


    The Bejinger was kind enough to translate a Sohu article which tries to explain the fashion:

    [R]ather than a political comment on Beijing's stance towards pollution, the trend originates from an unspecified cosplay convention, after which time they became the latest hot way to maimeng (??), or act cute.







  • 2

    The trend seems popular with women of all ages

    Via: shanghaiist





  • 3

    But guys seem all about it as well

    Via: shanghaiist





  • 4

    They kind of look just like Pikmin, right?

    Via: pikmin.wikia.com


    If you don't know, Pikmin is a Nintendo series of games where those little guys are plucked out of the ground and use to build, destroy, create.

  • 5

    You can buy them at many stores and they're pretty cheap

    Via: taobao

  • 6

    Keep doing your thing, China. Y'all are cool.

    Via: kinja


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