HONG KONG — Buyers and suppliers at the Interstoff Asia textiles fair here said rising labor costs in China were becoming an increasingly heavy burden on them.
Manufacturers expressed concern over the increasing cost of production as a result of rising minimum wages and the need to provide better benefits to workers in Mainland China. Meanwhile, a decreasing supply of skilled factory laborers also weighed on their minds.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)