26.07 2020 12:31h

Meet Instagram's Most Unexpected Fashion Influencers

The Taiwanese couple in their 80s have become the newest influencers on the 'gram
Taiwanese Couple, Instagram Influencers

Instagram's newest influencers are in their 80s. Hsu Husiu-e and her husband Chang Wan-ji have been operating a laundry in Taiwan for the past 70 years. Over the decades, mounds and mounds of skirts and suits and shirts and socks have been left behind by forgetful patrons or people who simply moved away.

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抽獎啦!一點來自孫子的感謝小禮物 It's GIVEAWAY time! Here’s small gifts prepared by the grandson 先說方法:只要你在下面留言一句想對萬吉和秀娥說的話,或者想對你自己阿公阿嬤說的話,就可以有抽獎的資格!不需要你去tag誰(當然如果你要推薦給你朋友也很棒!) How to get it: Leave a short message below. It could be anything you would like to say to Wan-Ji & Sho-Er, or anything you would like to say to your own grandparents. No need to tag anyone! (But it’d be great if you really want to. Please feel free to tag and share.) 在滿1萬followers的時候,我已經非常開心,所以自掏腰包做了30個小禮物,想送給喜歡萬吉秀娥和我們「萬秀的洗衣店」的朋友,歡迎大家加入「萬秀的洗衣店」,但沒想到等到做好的時候,人數居然已經23萬,可是我卻還是只有30個小禮物... 這是一個刺繡的貼布章,圖案來自我們家的洗衣機和我們衣物包裝袋上的中文字,我沒學過設計,可能畫的不是那麼好(苦笑),但這可以黏或者縫在你的任何一件舊衣服、舊包包,希望傳達一個概念:「讓大家也能夠透過一點小變化,就讓舊衣服產生新生命!」當然,也成為我們「萬秀的洗衣店」的世界特派員工! 但很抱歉只做了30個,假如留言的人數超過幾千人,或許我會考慮在我能負擔的範圍內多做一些。 來吧!留下你想給萬吉秀娥的話,或者你想分享你對於你爺爺奶奶的話吧! At the beginning, I was so happy when the account had reached 10k followers. So, I’d been trying to express my gratitude by preparing some small gifts to our friends, to those who like ’Wan-Ji‘, ‘Sho-Er', and our 'Wan-Sho Laundry'. And when I finally managed to get those gifts from the manufacturer, the followers had already hit 230k, which was way more than I’d expected! But, there’re only 30 small gifts to give away. This is a badge patch. The design is inspired by our old washing machine and the words on our laundry bag. It’s written 'Wan-Sho Laundry' in Chinese. I'm not a designer, so it's probably not a pretty design (embarrassed laugh). This can be glued or sewn onto any of your old clothes or bags. I would like to share the idea that “By a little change, we can give old clothes a new life'. With this patch, everyone can be a spreader of the spirit of 'Wan-Sho Laundry' all around the world! Again, there are only 30 gifts in total. If more there’s more than a thousand comments, I’d love to do one more giveaway if I can afford it. Here we go! Leave a message for Wan-Ji & Sho-Er, or write a message to your own grandparents! #萬秀洗衣店 #萬秀的洗衣店 #wantshowasyoung #grandparents - - _ #mixandmatch #clothes #ootd #instafashion #style #fashion #couple #夫婦 #80代 #grandma #grandpa #femmefuture #classyvision #vintage #古着 #コーディネート #love #laundry #outfit

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Enter the couple's grandson Reef Chang. He decided it was time for his grandparents to start having some sartorial fun. So he convinced them to pose in the clothes. And he posted the pictures on social media.

The couple enjoys nothing more than playing dress up with whatever they find and the results are often seriously stylish.

In recent weeks, the pair have become Instagram sensations, racking up a whopping 96.7k followers thanks to their hilarious and fashion-forward antics.

The couple said that their various customers have left behind roughly 300 pieces of clothing in nearly 60 years, giving them a whole new wardrobe full of weird and wacky items.

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態度x秀娥自cue的眼神,眼神+10。 秀娥 洋裝:10年以上未取吊帶洋裝 內搭:10年以上未取小碎花白襯衫 貝雷帽:私服 溫馨提醒|洗衣服請記得拿 These old clothes have been abandoned by customers at the laundry for years. Owners of the laundry store, Wanji and Sho-Er who are over 80 years old. Grandson just can't bear to see them overwhelmed with bore everyday. So, ask them to reinterpret fashion, hoping to let everyone know that age is not a barrier to have fun in fashion and even old clothings can transformed into trendy outfits! A friendly reminder|Don’t forget to pick up your laundry. #萬秀洗衣店 #Wantshow #wantshowasyoung #grandparents #mixandmatch #clothes #craftsman #しょくにん #ootd #wiw #instafashion #style #fashion #couple #夫婦 #80代 #grandma #そぼ #dappei @dappei_tw #juksyootd @mixfitmag_snap @uniqlo_ootd #converse @converse #cool_ootd #plainme_snap #plainme_life #ynet #femmefuture #culturecartel @nataliadornellas

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The reception on social media has been both overwhelming and unexpected and Reef has said that the couple now get recognized on the street! The heartwarming images are reminders that we all should remain young and playful at heart!

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