Luxury brands based in the region have had to grapple with harsh new realities including budgets and traffic. A luxury brand head talks about the opportunities that lie ahead and how the region can maintain its unique competitive edge.
Transitioning from an emerging designer to an established global brand has become extremely challenging. A veteran buyer and renowned designer discuss how the industry can help designers build and grow their own successful brand.
Over its 172 year history in Greater China, Lane Crawford, Asia’s pre-eminent luxury retailer has thrived through market expansion and the boomtimes of luxury growth, and navigated the challenges of wartime takeover, social flashpoints and pandemics. Its new leader talks about what’s important to the business now and what’s next for retail.
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?
Asia’s role in the global fashion system is evolving fast. An industry veteran reveals how the region is poised to become a hub of innovation and influence for the luxury world.
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.
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
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?
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.