In the quest for China's retail dollars, the "only-child" generation has emerged as the one to watch — and woo.
Wen Ya is an adorable 23-year-old, petite and bubbly, with pink-framed glasses and a cropped bob haircut. Her nails were painted glossy black with sparkly silver tips — a sleekly modified French manicure — and she beamed broadly as she rattled off the foreign celebrities she idolizes, such as Victoria Beckham and Avril Lavigne.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"