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More on NEEMIC


Last month, Beijing-based fashion label NEEMIC launched their Cocoon collection alongside beautiful handcrafted fabrics from Summerwood (夏木). Here, we select some images from the launch event and new collection.

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More on Patrick Li


Patrick Li is a Chinese-born fashion designer living and working in London. After graduating in Fashion Design and Business Studies from Brighton University in 2009, he honed his skills at the Royal College of Art where he acquired an MA in Fashion Womenswear in 2011. He gained crucial experience with some of the fashion world’s most respected and avant-garde designers, including Hussein Chalayan and Victor & Rolf, and has exhibited his work for the past two seasons at Fashion Scout. Patrick Li debuted with his independent label in 2012, which has since been stocked by Joyce in Hong Kong. We asked him about his journey to date”. Via AnyWearStyle.

Chic Young Blood 2013


Founded by China National Garment Association in 2011, Chic Young Blood is an international platform intended “for young domestic and overseas fashion brands to gain new energy and a rooting in the Chinese market”. Head on over to 751 D-Park where this year’s edition of the event is currently underway; until 27 October 2013.

More on Ji Cheng


"Award-winning Chinese designer, Ji Cheng, returned to Fashion Scout this autumn to present her highly-anticipated spring/summer 2014 collection. Inspired by Peony Pavilion, a hauntingly beautiful romance composed by Tian Xianzu in the Ming Dynasty and, arguably, the most acclaimed narrative to emerge from ancient China, the designer’s latest body of work sought to embody the tender passion and desire conveyed by the story’s two main characters". Continue reading.

Design by Shanghai x LFW


"As the crowds pulled in at London’s Somerset House to welcome London Fashion Week’s spring/summer 2014 collections…a similar flurry of activity – a visible mixture of excitement, anticipation, and nerves – was evident at London’s Royal Opera House where Design by Shanghai – a one-day event showcasing 11 of China’s hottest fashion design talents - was presented by Shanghai Fashion Designers’ Association. Xiaoyu Lu of renaître, Stella Lam, Lily Lee of Xisu Shanghai, LUMINIFEROUS AETHER, Zheng Xiaodan and Ji Cheng, as well as five brands represented by multi-brand store Dongliang Studio, personally showcased their collections in an informal but charming indoor garden space, whilst three catwalk shows took place at intervals throughout the day". More via AnyWearStyle.

Shanghai Gears Up For Fashion’s Night Out


"It was created in 2009 by a legion of fashion glitterati to boost the industry during the recession in New York. Now, the late-night cocktails and shopping extravaganza that is Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) has made a proper home in over 20 cities and, unsurprisingly, has come to include Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong in its roster.

Next week, the event is returning to the three cities - on 5 September 2013 in Hong Kong, 6 September 2013 in Shanghai, and 7 September 2013 in Beijing. Hangzhou will also be taking part in the spending frenzy, a sign of the rising role and attention second-tier cities are gaining in China”. Continue reading.

Huishan Zhang Interview


"Unassuming, intelligent, well spoken and driven to change the world’s perception of China – Huishan Zhang is the perfect example of what a young, upcoming Chinese designer looks like today. Last month, Maosuit had the pleasure of interviewing Huishan Zhang while overlooking the most iconic symbols of modern China – The Olympic Bird’s Nest stadium and Water Cube. Huishan spoke with the ease and demeanor that only those supremely confident in what they are doing are able to". Continue reading.

Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong Embellishes Afternoon Tea with Damiani Partnership


"The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong is enlisting Italian jewellery and timepiece brand Damiani to glamorise its afternoon tea events and show off its Belle Epoque collection to guests in September.

Already a key dimension of the hotel’s allure, the afternoon teas will gain an additional flourish by featuring Damiani jewellery alongside jewellery-inspired delicacies. The event follows similar initiatives by the property that will attract guests who value and expect exquisite details to stud their travels”. Continue reading.

Available from 1-30 September 2013 only.

Modes China


Erik Bernhardsson of F de C has just spent two and half years working, travelling and meeting people in China. His latest project, called Modes China, is a collection of essays and interviews that “offer a unique look into the realities of clothes-making in China today”. The volume includes interviews with Zhang Da, Dooling Jiang, artist Alessandro Rolandi, photographer Ren Hang and students of CAFA. Modes China also features a report on Shenzhen-based label ffiXXed and its original mode of production, and a visual essay on China’s rising clothing industry. More.

Modes China can also be purchased in eBook form via Amazon.