taiwanese street style keeps getting better, can you keep up?

Taiwan's capital is buzzing with ideas, energy, and brilliant style.

by i-D Team; photos by Yen Lan Tseng
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14 August 2017, 8:33am

This article was originally published by i-D Australia.

Mango, 28

What do you do? I own a vintage shop called TRIPLE PEACOCK. Tell us about an artist from Taipei we should be paying attention to. The label Side&Geri.

Coco Zhou, 22

Who's giving you fashion inspiration right now? Cyndi Lauper, she is still as unusual as ever, and she's 64 years old! What's your favourite thing about living in Taipei? Singing! You always can find karaoke in Taipei.

CheYi Liao, 32

What do you do? I'm an artist.

Xinju San, 26

W hat's your favourite thing about living in Taipei? My favourite thing is going to exhibitions with my friends. Recently, ManBo's photography and Xuan Xuan's art installations have been super fantastic.

York Yen, 28

What do you do? I'm a tattooer. Tell us about an artist from Taipei we should be paying attention to. There's a young couple I know in Taipei, their names are Han Teng and AUSH. Han Teng is an illustrator. AUSH is making videos.

Coraline Zh, 21

Tell us about a creative person from Taipei we should be paying attention to. The artist Pin Pin! Who's giving you fashion inspiration right now? My sisters.

Pin Pin, 28

Tell us about a creative person from Taipei we should be paying attention to. Angus Chiang, a designer. What's your favourite thing about living in Taipei? Right now, I'm enjoying going out and trying to find interesting older 'Made in Taiwan' things, like vintage toys and old stationery.

Mu Liu, 24

What do you do? I'm a clothing designer. What's your favourite thing about living in Taipei? Definitely is the food! You can have anything you want at any time in Taipei. Anything means anything, no matter western or eastern — and it's never expensive at all.

Miao, 24

What's your favourite thing about living in Taipei? I enjoy taking the bus with music and looking out the window, no matter how long it takes to get to where I'm going. Also, drinking with my friends at a bar.

Ngleinn, 27 & Wenzogg, 30

Ngleinn, w hat's your favourite thing about living in Taipei? Stumbling on cats walking the streets. Wenzogg, w ho's giving you fashion inspiration right now? Haw-lin Services.

Angus Chiang, 26

What do you do? I run the label Angus Chiang.

Erin Song, 23

What do you do? I'm a singer. Tell us about a designer from Taipei we should be paying attention to. Angus Chiang! What's your favourite thing about living in Taipei? I like going to concerts, second-hand bookstores and record shops, cooking, and walking during the night. A simple life brings me the most musical inspiration.

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