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Chanel Pre-Fall 2010

Fashion Features

Karl Lagerfeld Talks Shanghai and Fashion

Karl Lagerfeld explores exclusively and unapologetically the imagined and the exotic in Chanel’s Paris-Shanghai Metiers d’Art Collection.

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A handbag display at the flagship.

Designer and Luxury

Chanel’s Shanghai Boutique Opens

Peter Marino said the new flagship in Shanghai, long known as the “Paris of the East,” derives its inspiration from the Paris apartment of Coco Chanel.

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High rises under construction in Keqiao.

Government and Trade

China’s Textile City Grows in Stature

Keqiao benefits from government programs.

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Keqiao Fair Show attendance rose 17 percent to nearly 24,000.

Textiles

China’s Keqiao Fair Shows Staying Power

The recent edition of the China Keqiao International Textile Expo might not have been a blockbuster, but organizers said attendance was up more than 17 percent

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The runway show at the opening of the Fendi Asia Flagship store in Plaza 66, Shanghai, China.

Designer and Luxury

Fendi’s Big Shanghai Move

Luxury brand Fendi opens its largest store in the Asia-Pacific region.

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The Intertextile Fabric show drew more than 2,400 exhibitors and 53,000 visitors.

Textiles

In China, Intertextile Fabric Fair Rolls With the Times

Intertextile Fabric Fair maintained last year’s scale, featuring more than 2,400 exhibitors from 21 countries and regions.

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Shopping for leather at the China Leather fair.

Textiles

Improvement Seen at Shanghai Leather Show

Market conditions for Chinese and Asian leather producers are improving, but challenges persist.

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Scenes from the Shanghai Tang fashion show and party.

Designer and Luxury

Shanghai Tang Bullish on China

Shanghai Tang brand forecasts significant growth on Mainland.

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Soldiers aided those trapped by floods after Typhoon Morakot hit Taichung, Taiwan.

Financial

Production Areas Unscathed by Typhoon Morakot

Production was barely affected in China’s textile and apparel-manufacturing hub of Zhejiang Province.

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Financial

Cosmoprof Shanghai Postponed Until 2010

The event, recently renamed Shanghai Style, has been rescheduled to an unspecified date in 2010.

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Textiles

China’s Textile Sector Squeezed

China’s economy might be growing faster than almost any other country’s, but the mood within the nation’s textile and apparel sector is decidedly somber.

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Mimi Tang, Patrizio di Marco and Frida Giannini at the ribbon-cutting for the Shanghai flagship.

Designer and Luxury

Gucci’s Shanghai Celebrations

Even as luxury faces a global slump, Gucci chief executive officer Patrizio di Marco maintains a cautious optimism toward China and the rest of Asia.

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Government and Trade

Chinese Textile Firms See Little Relief in Gov’t Plan

Chinese textile producers criticized the stimulus plan for their industry as inadequate to deal with the challenges they face.

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Retail

Uniqlo to Sell Online in China With Taobao

Japanese brand forms partnership with Chinese e-tailing giant.

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Twin villas in Shanghai house Dunhill and Vacheron Constantin flagships, as well as the  ShanghArt art gallery.

People

Richemont Fuses Fashion and Art in Shanghai

Compagnie Financière Richemont’s recently restored villas in former French Concession are also home to the city’s oldest contemporary art gallery, ShanghArt.

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