Mapping the Future of Fashion in China
China’s big hitters, global executives and BoF’s growing local community come together to discuss the issues, challenges and opportunities facing the fashion industry in China and beyond.
The co-founder and creative director of Hong Kong-based streetwear brand and sneaker boutique Clot. The actor and rapper turned entrepreneur bridges streetwear culture between China and the west through runway shows at New York Fashion Week and collaborations with the likes of Nike and Fragment.
A writer, designer and the chief executive of Magmode, a menswear brand incubator that has been aiding the growth of home-grown brands such as Seanbysean and Mattitude since 2015.
The co-founder and chief brand officer of luxury e-tailer Moda Operandi, the only luxury ecommerce platform allowing customers to pre-order pieces straight from the runway.
The brand account general manager of China’s leading social ecommerce platform Xiaohongshu. Shi helms platform operations and brand partnerships for platform’s dynamic and transactional community, whose impressive growth has attracted brand partners such as L’Oréal, Tom Ford Beauty, and Tiffany & Co.
The chief executive of Moda Operandi — a position that he has held since August 2018. He was previously the vice president at Tesla and has served various roles over the span of a decade at Burberry, where he worked on strategy, business development, customer insights, marketing and retail.
The LVMH group president of Greater China, who overseas more than 60 brands in luxury’s largest market, from Dior to Louis Vuitton. Shanghai-born and raised, Wu is one of the most knowledgeable executives working in the country.
The founder and general manager of OIB China, a Beijing-based creative agency that focuses on branding and marketing for consumer goods. With over 20 years of experience in the field, Wu has consulted global brands such as P&G China and Shiseido.
The creative director of Chinese streetwear brand Sankuanz, which he founded with two friends and 3,000 yuan (around $450) in 2013. Shangguan’s collections have been showcased on runways from London to Paris, and he has launched successful collaborations with Puma and Vans.