Tag Archives: Chinese Designers

Updates Updates Updates!! + Fashion Show Videos

So many updates! Most importantly I’ve made it easier to browse Chinese Fashion History and Chinese Fashion News by splitting them into categories. Simply scroll over the tabs with your mouse and you’ll get a dropdown breaking down the category … Continue reading

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A Tribute to My Motherland, America (from China)

Tonight in Shanghai it was Vogue China’s Fashion’s Night Out, and even though I was physically there, I had America on my mind. I saw this mother & daughter coming down the escalator at Infinity Plaza where the pre-event took … Continue reading

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Not Mainlanders (but kinda), Hong Kong

My trip to Hong Kong was short but enlightening and inspiring. They certainly have their own sense of style in Hong Kong, but I don’t think it’s as drastically different as most people make it out to be… It seems … Continue reading

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Practical Patchwork II, Shanghai

Remember the post Practical Patchwork? I loved those pictures so much that I made sure they didn’t keep getting pushed further and further back into the archives by creating the Best of the Best page to be a permanent home … Continue reading

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Blogger Spotlight: Shanghai Style File

Have you heard of Shanghai Style File? It’s personally my favorite local blog to follow, as blogger Hart Hagerty is not only a phenomenal writer but an incredible photographer as well… Her pictures always turn out nice and crisp, which … Continue reading

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Designer Spotlight: Uma Wang Wins Audi’s ‘Progress in Design’ Award 2011

Have you heard of the Chinese designer Uma Wang? If not, you definitely should have… I can confidently say that she will become the first internationally successful Chinese designer in many respects, and winning Audi’s ‘Progress in Design’ Award is … Continue reading

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Designer Spotlight: Coko Wan

Meet Coko Wan, China’s most colorful designer: She attended the London College of Fashion in 2000, the end result of which was this amazing bag collection that transforms into clothes: Coko states: “A good bag becomes an intimate extension of … Continue reading

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Helen Lee’s Eponymous Debut @ SFW, Jing An District

Helen Lee presented her eponymous collection on Sunday night at 800Show to Shanghai’s fashion elite, such as this beautiful young lady (my friend Hart from shanghaistylefile.com also noticed her): The young Chinese designer is known quite well for her INSH … Continue reading

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Content目录 SFW Opening Show, Jing An District

So it’s already been a full 24 hours since Content’s opening show at Shanghai Fashion Week, and I’m still blown away ever time I think of it… It was legit one of my top 3 favorite fashion shows at Shanghai … Continue reading

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Introducing Nio of Miss Mean, Part II

I recently made a trip to Nio’s studio to drop off samples I took to the US for Project East, the fashion show at Harvard, and found Nio working away on next season’s sketches. But there are so many great … Continue reading

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