The China Edit | Asian Designers, Second-Tier Cities, Shangpin’s New Model, E-Commerce Booms

Dresses by Chinese designer Huishan Zhang | Source: Huishan Zhang

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.

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The China Edit | Upside to Slowing Growth, Lululemon’s Challenge in China, Qeelin Expands, Faster UK Tourist Visas

A look from Chinese brand Evening | Source: Brand New China

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.

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5 of Fashion’s Top Global Talent Spotters and Matchmakers

Floriane de Saint Pierre, Christopher Kane, Carla Sozzani at Hyères 2011 | Photo: Saskia Lawaks

Today, BoF highlights five of the world’s top talent spotters and matchmakers, behind-the-scenes influencers who are each experts in identifying and developing the best design and business talent in the global fashion industry.

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The Top 20 Movers, Shakers and Decision-Makers in China Fashion

Adrian Cheng | Source: Getty

BEIJING, China — For the past few years, all eyes have been on China. Captivated by the country’s rapidly expanding economy, large population and seemingly insatiable appetite for luxury goods, global fashion brands have focused their efforts on the Middle Kingdom, opening glittering stores in megacities like Beijing and Shanghai, as well as fast growing middleweight cities like Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Shenzhen and Tianjin, and

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BoF Exclusive | ‘China’s Oprah’ Hung Huang Picks Her Top 5 Chinese Fashion Talents

Hung Huang | Source: Hung Huang

BEIJING, China — Imagine a brand new China where modern women reject increasingly ubiquitous foreign luxury goods, and their counterfeit reproductions, in favour of raiment designed by local Chinese fashion talent. This is the vision that Hung Huang, the entrepreneurial CEO of China Interactive Media Group and the oft-described “Oprah of China” — she also runs fashion magazine iLook, frequently appears on television as a cultural

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