FORUM VIDEOS

AN ONLINE ARCHIVE OF PAST EDITIONS OF FASHION CHALLENGES FORUM CONVENING INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS DEBATING CRITICAL ISSUES, FROM CROSS-INDUSTRY COLLABORATION TO THE IMPORTANCE OF TECHNOLOGY.

Fashion Unites Greater China
Andrew WuGroup 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 DingPresident of JD International Fashion & Head of TOPLIFE
In conversation with Caroline IssaCEO, 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 ChisatoFashion Designer
UchiideInternational Artistic Director, shu uemura
Ludovic EngrandArtist Relations Manager
Moderated by Caroline IssaCEO, 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 JungCreative Director, BLANC & ECLARE; Singer and Actress
In conversation with Caroline IssaCEO, 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 HatzisCMO & Creative Director, Frank Body
Rachael TrewGeneral Manager Events, David Jones, Publicity & Partnerships
Moderated by Graeme LewseyCEO, 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 BonhommeVice President Greater China - Commercial, Farfetch
Grant PearceEditorial Director, GQ Conde Nast Asia Pacific
Lu YanFounder & Owner, COMME MOI
Moderated by Karchun LeungEditor-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 LeonCo-owner & Creative Director, Opening Ceremony and Co-Creative Director, KENZO
In conversation with Caroline IssaCEO, 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.