I live a 15-minute walk away from West Nanjing Road, Shanghai’s version of Rodeo Drive. This busy street is lined on both sides by luxury brand stores and massive high-end shopping malls, almost all of which are now decorated for Christmas. I was walking home via Nanjing Road last night when I passed by one Christmas tree that made me look twice: outside the Plaza 66 mall, a massive tree is decorated with actual Mini Cooper cars, a security guard wandering around its base.
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