Louis Vuitton and Bulgari on Tuesday joined a legion of brands in dropping Chinese-Canadian pop idol Kris Wu, as sexual assault allegations swirling around the star drew condemnation across Chinese social media.
The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode has released estimates revealing that collectively all its catwalk seasons in Paris so far in 2021 scored a Media Impact Value of nearly a quarter of a billion euros.
At least three Chinese celebrities on Saturday dropped German fashion house Hugo Boss, the latest foreign brand caught in a concerted boycott by Chinese consumers over Western accusations of forced labour in Xinjiang.
More foreign retail brands came under criticism from social media in China on Thursday, in the wake of Beijing's propaganda offensive against H&M over the Swedish company's previously aired concerns on Xinjiang.
Swedish clothing giant H&M's decision to no longer source cotton from China's Xinjiang region is drawing a backlash as the country adopts an increasingly assertive stance against accusations of human rights violations.
Fashion label Gucci will open two flagship stores on Alibaba's online luxury shopping platform, underscoring the importance of the Chinese market for high-end brands seeking to reverse a revenue slide due to Covid-19.