Since its founding in 1994, Shanghai Tang has staked out a distinctive niche in the luxury-brand landscape. Now it's poised for emergence as a market-shaping made-in-China brand.
Lovers of whimsical prints, airy fabrics and Peter Pan collars rejoice: Hong Kong's Book of Deer is set to become your new favorite label.
Though they clearly have an interest in all the trappings of "the good life," from private jets to tropical getaways and property around the world, China's rich and fabulous have yet to jump into the wide world of yachting with both feet.
In Western countries, online traffic is moving from Web and PC’s to mobile while, in Asia, consumer and tech entrepreneurs have leapfrogged directly into mobile, creating popular apps like WeChat, Line, and Kakao Talk.
As China's mobile-obsessed consumers develop an interest in fashion, brands are finding that digital marketing via Weibo or WeChat might not be enough to drive shoppers to stores or boost online sales.