China’s fast-growing economy is fueling a rise in outgoing tourism, with shopping for high-end fashion and beauty products near the top of travelers’ agendas — a windfall that is creating happy smiles among luxury brands and retailers from Paris to Los Angeles. Brands from Louis Vuitton to Ralph Lauren, Graff to Gucci have all pointed to the wave of Chinese tourists traveling abroad as a key factor in luxury’s resurgence after the global recession of 2008.
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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?"