- A very old couple, Chang Wan-ji and Hsu Sho-ere, have built a huge following for themselves on social media by modelling forgotten clothes
- The idea to start modelling began after many of their customers brought clothes to their laundry shop without picking them up
- Chang and Hsu hit massive success that thousands of people now follow their Instagram account to get fashion ideas on vintage clothes
An old couple, Chang Wan-ji and Hsu Sho-ere who are both 83 and 84 years old respectively got media attention in 2020 for their unconventional method of fashion.
They both run a laundry service and they always had to deal with the situation where people forget their clothes and never pick up, New York Post report.
Why not wear them?
One day, their grandson, Reef Chang, who is a fashion enthusiast thought up an idea for them to put the clothes into good use.
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He persuaded them to wear the old clothes and pose for the camera so that he can help them post on social media, South China Morning Post report.
People love their style
The couple who had never in their lives had a social media account now have over 600,000 people following them on social media.
Speaking to the media, Reef said that his grandparents are now very happy with their newfound success, feeling as if they have many grandchildren around the world.
“Through these posts now, my grandparents also want to tell elderly people not to limit themselves and live every moment to the fullest.”
When their photos were posted on Instagram, below were some of the reactions:
"They look so cool."
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"See, now this is what an influencer is TRULY."
"Not them having better fashion sense than me."
"Brilliant story! I wonder if anyone seeing this will recognise their clothes."
"Grandson is a man of vision."
"These two were a bit of good medicine last year."
An old couple renewed their love
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian man, Micheal Maduka, on Saturday, August 21, took to Facebook to celebrate his parents who had their wedding ceremony.
Micheal who shared photos of the event done at a church revealed that his 99-year-old dad took his 86-year-old partner to the altar.
The son appreciated God for the success of the ceremony as he said that the deed has finally been done. Nigerians took to his comment section to commend the old man for still loving his wife even at an old age.