At Prada’s Spring/Summer 2018 show in Milan last week in a warehouse papered with giant pop-art comic strips, one name in the coveted front row stood out: Tao Liang, otherwise known as Chinese blogger ‘Mr Bags’.
At least one Trump is good for business: American fashion may be keen to distance itself from the US first family, but Shanghai-based label Taoray Wang is proudly standing by the president's youngest daughter.
Chitose Abe is the most influential designer out of Asia this century; the woman who single-handedly revived Japanese fashion and current star of Colette and Dover Street Market, but her style is pure jumbled-up Tokyo.
Small and medium-sized enterprises in China are capitalising on the e-commerce boom to restructure the way business is done. Online sales of consumer goods in China soared 26.2 per cent from the previous year in 2016.
H&M’s next autumn/winter designer collaboration will be with one of London Fashion Week’s most popular names, Erdem and Baz Luhrmann will “bring the collection to life through his unique storytelling,” the company said.
The fashion buzz about LA continues. The multi brand retailer is opening a 10,000-square-foot retail location in Los Angeles' Arts District, its second US location, designed by store founder Rei Kawakubo.
The second season of Gosha Rubchinskiy and Tolia Titaev’s skater clothing brand PACCBET has been launched exclusively at the Comme des Garçons Trading Museum in Paris and Dover Street Market stores worldwide.