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Fashion Challenges Forum

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Fashion Unites Greater China

Andrew Wu・Group President, Greater China, LVMH China

Initiatives such as the Greater Bay Area are forging closer ties between China’s key cities.

How has fashion already influenced the fast-evolving Greater China market and transformed Chinese consumers? And how can we predict what’s to come?

The 21st Century Omnichannel

Xia Ding・President of JD International Fashion & Head of TOPLIFE

In conversation with Caroline Issa・CEO, TANK Group

Through cutting-edge technologies such as artificial Intelligence (AI) and big data, e-tailers
are re-inventing the shopping experience online. An omni-channel expert weighs in on
industry trends and the latest innovations.

The Fashion Palette

Tsumori Chisato・Fashion Designer

Uchiide・International Artistic Director, shu uemura

Ludovic Engrand・Artist Relations Manager

Moderated by Caroline Issa・CEO, TANK Group

More fashion designers are collaborating with established cosmetics brands to reach a
new audience. The creatives behind some of the most successful partnerships discuss how
a fashion designer can bring a fresh perspective to the world of beauty.

Up Close with Jessica Jung

Jessica Jung・Creative Director, BLANC & ECLARE; Singer and Actress

In conversation with Caroline Issa・CEO, TANK Group

Celebrities have cashed in on their unique style and become fashion entrepreneurs. One
of Asia’s biggest stars reveals how she transformed her passion for fashion into a thriving
global business.

Brand Communications Today

Jess Hatzis・CMO & Creative Director, Frank Body

Rachael Trew・General Manager Events, David Jones, Publicity & Partnerships

Moderated by Graeme Lewsey・CEO, VAMFF (Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival)

Traditional PR is challenged in a world dominated by social media and digital revolution.
Industry experts uncover the best strategies and approaches necessary to succeed in a
digital era.

Creativity to Commerciality

Alexis Bonhomme・Vice President Greater China - Commercial, Farfetch

Grant Pearce・Editorial Director, GQ Conde Nast Asia Pacific

Lu Yan・Founder & Owner, COMME MOI

Moderated by Karchun Leung・Editor-in-Chief, Numéro China & Modern Weekly Style

As Chinese consumers become more sophisticated, designers and e-tailers need to
shift their focus from creativity to saleability. How do they adapt to changing consumer
behaviours and still maintain their creative edge?

A Family Affair

Humberto Leon・Co-owner & Creative Director, Opening Ceremony and Co-Creative Director, KENZO

In conversation with Caroline Issa・CEO, TANK Group

Many fashion creatives attribute their success to building an extended network of close
collaborators. Humberto Leon talks about how his ties to Hong Kong and his “family” have
helped him build a globally-renowned fashion business.