Happy 2013 to all of my readers!
I took some time off during the holidays to vacation around a bit, so I’m posting this new entry from the 20th floor of my hotel in Beijing. This is the last evening of my trip; I’ll be heading back to Stockholm tomorrow afternoon.
This is also my first time in China. I decided to visit Beijing because I had a stopover here anyway, so what better way to visit a city that I’ve wanted to see for a while now?
Did you know that we have a Hollister store in Stockholm now (in the Gallerian mall)? If you’ve never been to one, Hollister is a brand owned by Abercrombie & Fitch and is a clothing retailer focused on an immersive concept. Hollister’s style of clothing can best be described as “surfer town casual” or “SoCal style.” On a side note, I hope that means that Abercrombie will come soon; I rather like their button-up -shirts!
In any case, I went to Gallerian with a buddy of mine on Sunday. (He’s also American) We first went to Rizzo since I needed to pick up a pair of boots. I asked the checkout girl (who looked like their target customer) if she’d been to the Hollister store and what she thought of it.
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When my friend Josh and I first moved here in the fall of 2007, we did not know the first thing about Sweden. For example, we didn’t know that everyone knew how to speak English, and that they knew it quite well.