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China Young Designer Fashion Week opening show

Wang Lei on the red carpet of China Young Designer Fashion Week opening show. Fashion Weekly are sponsoring, in co-operation with Seasons Place (home of Lane Crawford in Beijing) and Sina Weibo (as media partner), the first China Young Designer Fashion Week.  The format is a week of fashion shows from 3rd to 8th July 2011 for each of the 6 fashion designers chosen followed by an exhibition from 11th or 15th July 2011 for each of the 6 jewellery designers chosen, all held at Seasons Place, Financial Street, Beijing.  We are co-operating with designer label Chic Utopia by providing a number of our outstanding jewellery designs for the catwalk show on the 7th as well as looking at helping...

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LVMH-backed fund hunts for emerging Asian brands

A $650-million private equity fund backed by the world’s top luxury retailer LVMH is on the prowl for emerging Asian brands in the hope of transforming them into global names. http://uk.fashionmag.com/news-171841-LVMH-backed-fund-hunts-for-emerging-Asian-brands This is great news for all us upcoming Asian brands.  To have LVMH interested in this area, not just as a market but a source of brands gives a big boost to our industry.  This proves that Made-in-China or Designed-in-China does not have to be synonymous with poor quality.

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