Casey Hall

Melilim Fu

Business Features

China’s New Breed of KOLs: Not Just Pretty Faces

New platforms, along with increasingly international Millennials and a professionalizing fashion industry landscape, are changing the attributes required of China’s KOL class.

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SKP Xian, designed by Sybarite Architects, is one of the latest moves.

Real Estate

Chinese Retail Real Estate Evolution: So Much More Than Brick-and-Mortar

A move toward experiences and an extension into second-tier cities is revitalizing the mall landscape.

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Jessica Liu, Tmall's president of fashion and luxury, speaks at a forum in Shanghai.

Business Features

Chinese E-commerce Giants Make More Luxury Moves

Big data and online to off-line initiatives are being used by Alibaba and JD.com to attract luxury partners to their respective platforms.

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The presentation of newcomer Oude Waag's Fall 2018 collection at Shanghai Fashion Week.

Fashion Features

Shanghai Fashion Week Grows Business, Searches for Identity

The event has already built an exciting design community and business infrastructure — the next step is to define what sets Shanghai apart from other fashion hubs.

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The 12 looks in the capsule collection were inspired by Chinese fans.

Couture

Dior Brings Couture to Chinese Fans

The French house celebrated surrealism and China in style.

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Artworks on display at Shanghai's historic Rong Zhai mansion.

Parties

Prada Brings Italian Art to Shanghai

A high point of Italy’s 20th-century creative life is the focus of the “Roma 1950-1965” exhibition.

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CHIC Shanghai

Fashion Features

At Chic Shanghai, Quality and Design Grow in Importance

China’s “consumer upgrade” is driving spending on designer fashion from local and international brands.

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The scene at Intertextile Shanghai.

Textiles

At Intertextile Shanghai Spring Edition European Product, Sustainability Are Key Among Fairgoers

Bigger isn’t always better, but the Intertextile Shanghai trade show is growing bigger as its customer base demands better-quality product.

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The Magic Mirror showcase.

Beauty Features

Alibaba’s Tmall Platform Hosts Beauty Awards, Summit in Shanghai

Innovation, influencers and growth sectors were all on the agenda as Tmall toasted award winners and released new research on China’s e-commerce beauty consumers.

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Becky Li, one of China's most famous fashion bloggers, has launched a mini-program through WeChat to sell her own line of clothing.

Technology

WeChat Influencers Crack Sales Code

WeChat mini-programs are making it possible for influencers to open their own, highly lucrative, e-commerce operations on China’s biggest social media platform.

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Daniel Zhan Daniel Zhang, CEO of Alibaba Group speaks on the "Singles' Day" global online shopping festival in Shenzhen, southern China's Guangdong province . In a bright spot for China's cooling economy, online shoppers spent billions of dollars Friday on "Singles' Day," a quirky holiday that has grown into the world's busiest day for e-commerceChina Singles' Day, Shenzhen, China - 11 Nov 2016

Technology

Alibaba’s Q3 Growth Leads to Upward Revision in Full-Year Revenue Expectations

Revenue for the quarter was up 56 percent year-over-year.

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Yang Mi

Fashion Scoops

Influence Peddler: Yang Mi

For Yang Mi’s 75 million-plus followers, a picture is worth a thousand words.

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A screenshot from the homepage of luxury e-commerce platform Secoo.com

Technology

Chinese Research Confirms Positive Luxury E-commerce Trends

Millennial Chinese consumers are willing, and able, to buy an increasing amount of luxury products online.

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Limited edition Trunk Bags on show at Shanghai's Reel Department Store.

Fashion Scoops

Marni’s Christmas Cheer

The holiday season and a renovated Shanghai boutique proved equally good reasons to celebrate.

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Baidu's Charly Cai talks artificial intelligence at the Luxury Society Keynote in Shanghai.

Technology

China’s Top Tech Companies Talk Innovation for Luxury Brands

The third annual Luxury Society Keynote covered Millennials, artificial intelligence and advertising on WeChat.

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