You are walking down the street in the middle of the day and you see someone wearing a green hat. What are the thoughts going through your head? Are you going to have any thoughts at all? Or will you go about your day like nothing big happened?

Some people will think it’s fashionable while others won’t care at all. However to a Chinese person, this is big. It is taboo to wear a green hat, especially for men. Here are four colors and their significance in Chinese culture.



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Amie Lin

Amie Lin is currently attending Hunter College double majoring in Mandarin and Media Studies. She is such a foodie and loves Chinese dramas.