Photo of the day: The Dream of the ’90s is Alive on Taobao

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10:54 PM HKT, Tue October 24, 2017

Our photo theme this week is “The ’90s in China.” Not China in the 1990s, but “The Nineties” as a global pop cultural form as it has been consumed and reworked inside China, both then and now.

In a recent Deep Taobao exploration, a member of the Radii community came across this amazing poster vendor lurking in the shadows of the e-commerce platform. Its basically your one-stop-shop for ’90s nostalgia as relived through the lens of Chinese consumerism. Our favorite offering is probably this Happy Shaq poster:

But there’s also some excellent posters of John Stockton and other long-gone Dream Teamers to be found, plus glossies of Shania, Mariah, Oasis and the Backstreet Boys, in case you need to decorate your middle school locker circa 1995.

Browse at will here.

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