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About the Tai Tai club

The tai tai club is not a real club.

We're just a group of girls who went through university together at the UWA and wanted to find a means to keep in touch and up-to-date with the usual gossips of each other's lives. Some now working, some still studying, some doing nothing ... but this is all bound to change, and this "blog" will document it all. Hopefully we will be able to maintain this as long as possible ...

But WHY "tai tai"? Simple - its all our aspirations to become the coveted "tai tai". Yes, it is true we are not real tai tais, merely tai tai wannabes.

WHAT is a "tai tai"?
A definition found at http://hellotaitai.com:

1. A term used in Chinese circles for supreme wife (implying situation where a man is wealthy enough to have several "wives") but no longer strictly interpreted. Term now applies to citizens of the world with an Asian viewpoint who have bounds of time and money. A Tai Tai is a privileged lady of means.
2. Supreme of the Supreme is its literal translation. The term implies respect.
To qualify as a Tai Tai, one has to have lots of leisure time, lots of money to spend and lots of gossip to exchange. Business intelligence online in consumer goods and substantial assets.

Real Tai Tai's meet the following criteria:
1. A tremendous amount of leisure time
2. Lots of money to spend. A Tai Tai travels a lot
3. Concerned about status, social standing, and owning the 'latest in anything" that is remotely hot (ie: Pashminas. Fendi Baguette Bag....) God Forbid a Tai Tai be seen with last year's style!
4. Keenly interested in beauty upkeep (pedicures / manicures/ facials/ slimming treatments) Will stop at nothing to eradicate the tiniest sign of ageing.
5. Often associated with do-good charity works and community.
6. Discerning about the company she keeps. Must be in the right social circles
7. Well educated and global in perspective. Has lived on more than one continents. Experience and detail are what distinguishes a real tai tai from the wanna-be's.
8. Buy in multiples and only the real thing. To get a better price and for their other homes in New York, London, Hong Kong, Vancouver and Singapore.

What you may read here may be absolute garbage or it may be of interest to you. Whatever it is please respect it, and respect us.