Artisanal aka “made in a traditional or non-mechanized way”. Alina Raetsep of SIX Magazine divulges on the one topic she is truly passionate about — traditional artisanal skill-ship. In China, mind you.
Temper Magazine and Chic Xique embrace the cheongsam: From the desire to repeal all dusty imperial customs and reinvent China — Republican style; from sexual to national symbol… It’s the evolution of a cultural revolutionary.
Controversial in history, restrictive by nature and trendsetting for tens of decades. Temper Magazine has a quick cuddle with the cheongsam: Past, present and future.
A bookend style statement to our daily lives, lingerie sets the mood for how we wake up in the morning and go to sleep at night — a theory with which designer Rose Fulbright-Vickers wholeheartedly seems to agree. And so we dive beneath the surface with Jessica Laiter.
Just a perfect day to go back in time five years, re-hash some China fine fashion trivia and re-watch an oldie but goodie: “Perfect Night” by China’s Electro Dame Shang Wenjie.
In “ChinaNOW”, Director Thomas Rhazi puts the spotlight on the fertile state of creativity in the world’s most populous country.
From Bardot berets to Brando-suaveness and Wild West boots, it’s time to take a style-provoking note from Taipei. Shot by Xu Anrong for The New York Times.
Nowness presents… The Guanjiang Shou scare off bad spirits with the help of some fierce makeup, elaborate dressing-up and firecrackers.
The book “China Chic”, written by Guangzhou-born fashion designer Vivienne Tam, is a cross-cultural exploration of the hybrid worlds of the East and the West that have inspired fashion designer Vivienne Tam. Jessica Laiter shares some thoughts.
Designed by Beijing native Zhang Na, the Fake Natoo label in 2008 launched itself into out-of-this-world fashionably healthy spheres, quickly landing on China’s most-wanted designer list. Jessica Laiter puts on her cloche hat and chases down this dragon for us.