The China Edit | Singles’ Day Sales Boom, China’s Shifting Style, Vogue China’s 100th Issue, Carven Expands

Prada Store in Chengdu, China | Source: Prada

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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Top 10 Fashion Films of the Season

This season, brands embraced strong scripts, serious acting talent and heavy-hitting directors like never before, resulting in a crop of winning fashion films largely driven by the kind of compelling storytelling long missing from the genre. Sit back, relax and enjoy BoF’s Top 10 Fashion Films of the Season.

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Market Pulse | Buying Designers Like It’s 1999

Savigny Luxury Index September 2013 | Source: Savigny Partners

The Savigny Luxury Index has gained good ground in September and is up by 3.7 percent, outperforming the MSCI World Index by over one percentage point, as Asian tourist flows to Western fashion hubs remain strong and the world’s largest luxury conglomerates snap up young designers, reports Pierre Mallevays of Savigny Partners.

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Photo Diary | MFW, Day 1-2: Gucci, Alberta Ferretti, MaxMara, Fendi, Just Cavalli and Prada

Gucci Spring/Summer 2014 | Photo: Sonny Vandevelde

MILAN, Italy — BoF contributing photographer Sonny Vandevelde brings us backstage imagery from the Gucci, Alberta Ferretti, MaxMara, Fendi, Just Cavalli and Prada shows, held on days one and two of Milan Fashion Week.

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Prada Looks Project Feminine Strength

Prada S/S 2014 show | Source: Associated Press

MILAN, Italy — Miuccia Prada is the most eclectic designer on the Milan runway. Every season she goes to a new place, either literally or figuratively, for inspiration and comes up with a collection that is different from everybody else's and almost always brings down the house.

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