When fashion weeks in Asia were called off, designers and organisers had to think on their feet and turned to livestreams to engage with their communities digitally. Here’s what worked and what didn’t.
With its growing network of trade shows, showrooms and B2B events, China’s leading fashion week has produced an influential group of power brokers at the ready-to-wear event. Read China Decoded to make sense of the market.
As the ecosystem around Shanghai Fashion Week matures, a young professional class of fashion upstarts are focused on finding new opportunities on and off the catwalk.
As Shanghai Fashion Week draws to a close, the city cements its position as the springboard for progressive Chinese design. BoF highlights eight of its most promising designers.
Dynamic, ambitious and sometimes chaotic, Shanghai Fashion Week is becoming a global centre of gravity for Asia’s sprawling fashion trade.
Japan’s YKK Group and China’s SBS control more than half the world’s zipper supply. In this global fastening arms race, who will come out on top?
China has nurtured a crop of young designers who have begun to establish themselves in the major fashion capitals of Europe.
This season, Dalì’s surrealism informed the exaggerated wrapped and drooping forms of her shaggy chenille sweaters and asymmetric sleeves.
Zhang’s latest offering gave a sense that he is shaking off his earlier use of Chinese tropes in favour of a more universal view of femininity.
In spite of the country’s slowing economy, stock market turmoil and a climate of uncertainty, China’s luxury market still presents lucrative opportunities if you know which direction to look.
Fashion weeks in Tokyo, Shanghai and Seoul showcase some of Asia’s most promising fashion talent, but many still lack global visibility.
See the full list of twenty-six designers shortlisted for the second annual LVMH Prize, the winner of which will receive €300,000 and a year-long mentorship.