The rich kids of Beijing: Super-wealthy daughters of Chinese billionaires flaunt trips on private jets, £5,000 champagne bills and £16,000 rings online (despite the government telling them not to)
- Rich 'fuerdai' kids of China continue to flaunt wealth on social media
- Chinese president has attempted to crack down on ostentatious bragging
- Earlier this month banned rich kids from reality TV shows
- But youngsters continue to post images on yachts and private jets
President Xi Jinping has attempted to crack down on ostentatious bragging by young 'fuerdai', which translates as 'rich second generation', with measures such as introducing a ban on wealthy kids appearing on reality TV shows earlier this month.
But, his efforts may be going to waste if the continued flaunting of wealth on social media is anything to go by.
Sian_vivi_x, 21, is just one youngster who continues to document her enviable lifestyle for her 70,500 Instagram followers
Weymicho cited this haul of goods as the reason why it's not a good idea to do an internship in a shopping mall
Moneyed young women are still showing off their fast cars, designer clothes and trips on private jets on Instagram.
Sian_vivi_x, 21, is just one youngster who continues to document her enviable lifestyle for her 70,500 Instagram followers.
It's likely to be Hong Kong dollars, accepted in Macau, worth £5,350.
Christina Lee no doubt caused envy among her followers with a snap of her and two pals travelling by private jet
Christina and her friends enjoyed a party on a yacht, all wearing matching outfits
Christina showed off an impressive collection of Chanel and Hermes bags
She also recently shared an image of a bucket full of Dom Perignon bottles saying: 'Life is too short for s*** champagne. Cheers my lovies.'
Meanwhile Weymi Cho, 21, has advised her 18,100 followers on Instagram that it's unwise to do an internship at the mall.
The accompanying photo shows a haul of designer gear by Burberry, Kenzo, Agent Provocateur and Dior.
Weymi Cho said she'd need to order another wardrobe to fit her designer gear
Wey Micho in a Ferrari 488 at a luxury auto dealer in Vancouver
The 21-year-old, dressed in Kenzo, currently lives in Vancouver
She also posted about needing to buy another wardrobe to fit all her designer gear and a photo in a Ferarri 488 at a luxury car dealer in Vancouver where she currently lives.
Christina Lee no doubt caused envy among her followers with a snap of her and two pals travelling by private jet.
She also shared another on a yacht in which a chef appeared to be whipping up some fine cuisine in the background.
Sian has an enviable lifestyle and she's not shy about showing it off on social media
Sian spent the equivalent of more than £5,000 in champagne for a party in Macau
Sian recently shared an image of a bucket full of Dom Perignon bottles saying life is too short for s*** champagne
A group of friends joined Sian for champagne on a yacht trip
She simply captioned the image: 'White Party' as all of the guests were wearing matching outfits.
And she's also showed off an impressive collection of Chanel and Hermes bags.
When vickybabyswl treated herself to silver studded Louboutin shoes, she naturally uploaded them for her 803,000 followers to admire - as well as a selfie after a Saint Laurent shopping spree.
A.l.a.l beomaned the fact she'd not brought a car with a bigger boot to hold all her bags after a spree at designer boutiques, including Dior
A.l.a.l from Hong Kong likes to travel first class
A.i.a.i has a penchant for jewellery, sharing images of bling by Chopard and Cartier.
A.i.a.i described this Cartier panther ring as a little surprise after lunch. It costs around £16,000
'OMG so regret we came out with this car,' she wrote. 'So packed. Another shopping day.'
As well as travelling first class she has a penchant for jewellery, sharing images of bling by Chopard and Cartier.
Alongside an image of a Cartier Panther ring, costing around £16,000, she wrote: 'Awwwww surprises after lunch.'
When vickybabyswl treated herself to silver studded Louboutin shoes, she naturally uploaded them for her 803,000 followers to admire
Vickybabyswl shared a selfie after her trip to Saint Laurent
A.l.a.l also enjoys a spot of shopping and beomaned the fact she'd not brought a car with a bigger boot to hold all her bags after a spree at designer boutiques, including Dior and Valentino.
Xiaooyii took things a step even further, showing off a collection of 17 Hermes bags ranging from totes to clutches to her 13,500 followers.
She also has a fondness for Louis Vuitton monogrammed luggage.
However, such flaunting of wealth is unlikely to go down well with the average person in China.
Xiaooyii showed off her owing off a collection of 17 Hermes bags ranging from totes to clutches.
Xiaooyii also has a fondnes for Louis Vuitton monogrammed luggage
Their excess-related behaviour has been frowned upon since 2012 when Ling Gu, son of high-ranking government official Ling Jihua, crashed his Ferrari 458 Spider in Beijing.
Ling Gu, aged 23, was killed in the crash and three female passengers, two of whom were found naked with the other in a partial state of undress, were seriously injured.
BACKLASH AGAINST THE FEURADI
Mentions of the crash were censored on Chinese social media as the government was accused of trying to cover up the incident, fuelling the public's hatred of this protected generation.
This year another Beijing supercar smash-up helped ignite a further backlash.
On April 11 a 21 year-old man surnamed Tang driving a Lamborghini and a 20-year-old man surnamed Yu driving a Ferrari wrote off their cars in a tunnel.
Few details about the drivers were released but police said they were jobless, leading to netizens speculating that the incident was yet another example of fuerdais out of control.
After a massive public backlash against the fuerdai, President Xi demanded that they be taught the value of money - so 70 of the billionaires' children were sent to a 'social responsibility' retreat where the fine for turning up late was £103.
Additionally, he told the United Front Work Department, which is in charge of managing the relations of China's non-political elite, to 'guide private-sector businessmen, especially the younger generation, to help them think about the source of their wealth and how to behave after becoming affluent.'
The department said: 'Some rich young people know only that they are rich, but have no idea where the money comes from. They know only how to show off their wealth, but don't know how to create