The Daily Digest

  1. Can Maison Kitsuné Make Its Fox the Next Crocodile?

    “With a number of store openings and collaborations planned for Maison Kitsuné in 2015, founders Masaya …More

  2. Luxury-Socks Startup Stance Raises $50M to Expand Into Underwear

    “A Southern California startup selling luxury socks has raised backing from private investors to expand into …More

  3. House of Fraser’s Plans for China May Need More Than Britishness

    “As Prince William arrived in Shanghai this week on a rare royal visit aimed at boosting British business in …More

  4. The Maker of the World’s Coolest Hats is Heading Toward Bankruptcy

    “Borsalino, the legendary Italian hat maker that has been covering the heads of Hollywood stars and the …More

  5. The Rise of Mobile Fashion is Making Everything Flatter

    “The fact is most creative designers, if they work for a big brand, have to strike a balance between being …More

David Zhao of Shangpin Says Convince Yourself Before Convincing Others

Shangpin founder and CEO David Zhao | Source: Courtesy

David Zhao, founder and CEO of Shangpin, reveals how he fended off China’s three online giants — Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent, collectively known as B.A.T. — to become one of the country’s most successful pure-play fashion e-tailers.

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Christophe Lemaire Says Cohesion and Teamwork Are Most Important

Sarah-Linh Tran and Christophe Lemaire of Lemaire | Source: Courtesy

After years dividing his attention between his own label and his work for other brands, Christophe Lemaire is set to give the freshly rebranded ‘Lemaire’ his full attention, with co-designer Sarah-Linh Tran and managing director Bastien Daguzan at his side — and a collaboration with Uniqlo to boot.

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