The China Edit is a weekly curation of the most important fashion business news and analysis from and about the world’s largest luxury market.
Chinese e-commerce goliaths like Taobao provide a powerful platform for start-up fashion and apparel e-tailers, reports Genevieve Flaven.
HONG KONG, China — Prada SpA, an Italian maker of $720-euro laced Derby shoes, said it will continue to open stores and promote its brands while monitoring economic conditions after reporting profit that missed estimates.
HONG KONG, China — The Devil, it seems, wears anything but Prada in the eyes of Chinese bloggers determined to expose corrupt government officials flashing luxury labels way past their pay grades.
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.
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.
PARIS, France — For the first time since Raf Simons took the creative helm at Dior, the French fashion house is bringing its Haute Couture show to China, with an event to be held in Shanghai on March 30. The show will be a repeat outing of the Spring 2013 Haute Couture collection that was first presented in January during Paris Couture Week and marks the second couture show in China for Dior, which presented its Spring 2012 Haute