Bigger plus bolder equals better? Plus-size modeling is a relatively new business in China, surfacing around 2010. From the trending A4 waist to a size 5XL, Fan Yiying of The Sixth Tone looks on the plus side of modeling in China.
Paris haute couture closed on July 6 featuring two of China’s most inimitable designers, Guo Pei and Laurence Xu, leading the increasingly foreign Paris fashion invasion. Susan Owens reports for Jing Daily.
A stay-at-home dad with a knack for design. Qian Xiaofeng has created over a hundred outfits for his 5-year-old daughter and in het process has become a Chinese social media star on the rise. Manya Koetse reports for What’s On Weibo.
Chinese regulators on June 23 shut down web-casting services on popular platforms in China for violating government standards by broadcasting negative commentary on political and social news. Jessica Rapp reports for Jing Daily.
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.
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.