Casey Hall

A Chinese woman walks past a Victoria's Secret store under construction in Wangfujing, Beijing.

Business Features

Uncovering China’s Lingerie Opportunity

Most consumers in the country are still learning about intimate wear, and convincing them to wear it will require redefining what “sexy” is.

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Business Features

Michael Kors in Shanghai, Banks on Asia for Future Growth

Plans for expansion are in the works as the region generally, and China in particular, grow strongly.

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Final sales results flash up on the big screen at an Alibaba event in Shanghai.

Business Features

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day Sales Top $25B

China’s e-commerce consumers once again shattered sales records during the world’s largest shopping festival.

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Executive chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma.

Financial

Alibaba Q2 Results Continue to Surprise

The company reported its fastest pace of sales since a record IPO in 2014.

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A look from BYT and Barneys' luxury upcycled collection of jackets.

Designer and Luxury

Barneys Partners With Luxury Upcycling Brand BYT

The department store and BYT both say the collection proves fashion can be a “force for good”.

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Business Features

Intertextile and Chic Fairs See Growing Desire for Quality, Sustainability in China

An increase in the quality of domestic buyers and a desire for European brands were major talking points amongst participants.

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An exhibit at "Harnessing the Roots"

Parties

Hermès Heritage Exhibit Bows in Shanghai

The “Harnessing the Roots” exhibition references the French luxury brand’s beginnings as a harness maker.

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Rapper VaVa performs for MAC at the Tmall Collection show.

Technology

Alibaba’s See-Now-Buy-Now Extravaganza

Fashion and luxury are increasingly at the forefront of Singles’ Day activities.

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Phillip Lim and Wen Zhou at the opening of the 3.1 Phillip Lim "A Dialogue in Bloom" exhibition in Shanghai.

Business Features

American Designers Poised to Seize China Opportunity

American brands are still underrepresented in China’s huge designer fashion market.

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The front row takes in a show at Shanghai Fashion Week.

Ready To Wear

Positive Forces Collide at Shanghai Fashion Week

The triumvirate of market size, talented young brands and growing fashion retail business infrastructure has combined in China’s most international city.

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Billboard advertisements for Alibaba's upcoming Singles Day, or Double 11, promotional activities.

Business Features

Alibaba Launches Singles’ Day Pre-Sale Activities

Singles’ Day is spreading out its promotions to lighten the load of half a billion shoppers trying to get online during the traditional 24-hour sales period on November 11.

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Angelababy arrives at the Dior flagship opening at Plaza 66 in Shanghai.

Business Features

Dior Defends China Influencer Strategy, Reopens Shanghai Flagship

Dior’s China ambassadors have come under fire for not aligning with the brand’s core values, a charge Dior’s ceo disputes.

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Miuccia Prada and actress Zhang Ziyi celebrate the opening of Prada Rong Zhai.

Designer and Luxury

Prada Unveils Restored Mansion in Shanghai

Prada Rong Zhai was unveiled after a six-year renovation and restoration effort.

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Shanghai, China

Lifestyle

Insider’s Guide to Shanghai

All the best hot spots to check out during Shanghai Fashion Week.

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WOS33 shoes are a new international rebranding of the heritage brand Warrior.

Footwear

WOS33, Reviving a Chinese Cult Sneaker Brand

Warrior sneakers, once worn by Chinese schoolkids across the country, get another overseas rebranding.

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