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Influence Peddler: Can Anny Fan Make It in America?

Leading Chinese fashion influencer Anny Fan is temporarily moving to the States to learn more about creating innovative digital content and to crack the international market.

clock December 31, 2018Nyima Pratten

A design by Angel Chen.

Designer and Luxury

Home Is Calling for Young Chinese Designers

Young Chinese designers, many of whom have returned home from studying overseas, are at the forefront of a monumental shift in the fashion sector as it moves from “Made in China” to “Created in China.”

clock December 28, 2018Nyima Pratten

--FILE--Female Chinese workers sew clothes to be exported to Europe and the United States at a garment factory in Huaibei city, east China's Anhui province, 27 March 2017.China's exports in yuan-denominated terms rose 14.8 percent year on year in the first quarter, while imports increased 31.1 percent, customs data showed Thursday (13 April 2017). Foreign trade volume reached 6.2 trillion yuan (about 902.47 billion U.S. dollars) in the first quarter, up 21.8 percent year on year.

Government and Trade

China’s Fashion Factories Are Cleaning Up Their Act, Quickly

A powerful government, eco-conscious European clients and shifting local priorities are fueling greener manufacturing, experts say.

clock December 19, 2018Nyima Pratten

Longchamp x Mr. Bags Year of the Pig capsule.


EXCLUSIVE: Longchamp x Mr. Bags Release Second Chinese New Year Capsule

Playful and irreverent year of the pig designs feature on the limited edition Le Pliage Cuir series.

clock November 30, 2018Nyima Pratten

Dolce Gabbana has become the source of huge controversy in China yet again.

Fashion Features

Dolce & Gabbana Shanghai Show Canceled, Chinese Celebs and Models Flee Furor

Stefano Gabbana claims insults about China posted from his personal Instagram were from a hacking.

clock November 21, 2018Nyima Pratten and Tiffany Ap

Alibaba Singles Day Gala 2018

Business Features

Another Singles’ Day, Another Record

As has become expected, Alibaba’s Singles’ Day saw record spending of over $30 billion, with more than 1 billion orders delivered.

clock November 10, 2018Nyima Pratten

New World Wool Gala Shanghai exhibition

Business Features

The Woolmark Company Hosts Gala in Shanghai

The night celebrated capsules from Ban Xiaoxue, Ms Min, Uma Wang, V Major, Xu Zhi, and Yang Li.

clock October 26, 2018Nyima Pratten

Shanghai, China

Government and Trade

China’s GDP Growth Falls to Lowest Rate in a Decade

China’s debt pile, stagnating growth and the U.S. trade war are all playing a role.

clock October 19, 2018Nyima Pratten

Shanghai Fashion Week Spring 2019

Fashion Features

Shanghai Fashion Week: The Pluses and Minuses

There were standout and innovative shows in the mix, but attendees said workmanship remains an issue and most collections remain geared to the local market.

clock October 18, 2018Tiffany Ap

Marco Bizzarri, Anny Fan, and Caroline Rush

Fashion Features

British Fashion Council Celebrates Young Creatives in Shanghai

Model Jing Wen, stylist Fan Qiong and hair stylist Wen Zhi were among the names pinpointed as global rising talents.

clock October 16, 2018Nyima Pratten

At Chic Shanghai, Chinese brands focused increasingly on quality over quantity and more on the domestic market.


China’s New Strategy: Think of Home

Domestic apparel brands prove that the “Made in China” label has forever changed, as brands focus on quality over quantity, and focus increasingly on the local market.

clock October 9, 2018Nyima Pratten

Exhibitors at Intertextile Shanghai expressed worries over the impact of the brewing U.S.-China trade war.


Sustainability, Performance Key Focus for Chinese Textile Producers

At the Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics fair, apparel fabric brands discussed the features of innovative and sustainable textiles.

clock October 8, 2018Nyima Pratten

The trend area at SpinExpo Shanghai for fall-winter 2019.

Government and Trade

Chinese Spinners Move to Luxury as U.S. Trade War Looms

Knitters, weavers, knitwear and yarn producers at SpinExpo Shanghai add value through better techniques and luxury products, while looking domestically for growth.

clock September 11, 2018Nyima Pratten


JD.com Claims Founder Arrested in Error

Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong, who was held overnight Friday at the Hennepin County Jail in Minneapolis over sexual assault allegations, denies any wrongdoing.

clock September 3, 2018Nyima Pratten

Du Juan was the first major Chinese model to strike it big on the international fashion scene.


Chinese Modeling Pioneer Du Juan on #MeToo in China and Her Career Moves

A breakthrough face for Asian models, Du looks back on her career and what lies next.

clock July 19, 2018Nyima Pratten

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