Maria Luisa Poumaillou has gone from owning one of the most influential fashion boutiques in Paris to transforming venerable department store Printemps into a serious fashion destination, along the way enabling the careers of some of the greatest names in fashion. Now, on her way to conquer the Chinese market with a slew of new stores and her own fashion brand, the legendary buyer sat down with BoF to share her story.
Baroque Japan — owner of womenswear brands including Moussy, Sly, Rodeo Crowns, Shelter, Black and Rienda — has a new Chinese majority shareholder, which already owns some 25 percent of the Chinese footwear market and aims to create one of the biggest fashion retailers in Asia. JapanConsuming reports.
On the ground in Hong Kong, Divia Harilela sits down with Raphael le Masne de Chermont, the executive chairman of Shanghai Tang.
In China, girls under the age of 25 are breaking with the “cute” style that appealed to their big sisters, a significant shift in tastes that both Chinese and international brands must consider.
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