Shaway Yeh: Imagining Sustainability in the “New Normal”

Fashion media veteran Shaway Yeh is the next creative to be highlighted as part of the Jing Daily community of individuals who have helped build China’s booming luxury industry. This section profiles industry leaders who are contributing to the national and global fashion communities, from consumers and behind-the-scenes employees to business executives and influencers. Shaway …

How a Digital SFW Will Affect Online Showrooms

When Shanghai Fashion Week and etailling juggernaut Tmall announced an entirely livestreamed, digital fashion week, it left many fashion councils scratching their heads. This online shift has drastically altered the very core on which fashion weeks have been built — a physical space for buyers to preview new collections.  Instead, Shanghai’s “See Now, Buy Now” …

Former Harper’s Bazaar China Editor Ventures into Consultancy & More

In “Headlines from China,” we share the biggest news stories about the luxury industry in China that have yet to make it into the English language. In this week’s edition, we discuss: Former Harper’s Bazaar China Editor Ventures into Consultancy NYSE-Listed Qudian Inc. Launches Luxury E-Commerce Platform in China Hong Kong Suffers the Highest Unemployment …

Mia Kong On The Powerful Evolution of Fashion Media

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Jing Daily is placing an emphasis on profiling the movers and shakers that together build the luxury industry. Our profiles are highlighting the individuals who contribute to the fashion community, from consumers and behind-the-scenes employees to business executives and influential creatives. Mia Kong, Dazed China’s newly appointed Style Director, built a following of 900,000 …

CL Yachts Building ‘Rebel’ Flagship CLX96 by Joseph Forakis Design

CL Yachts expects to launch its first CLB88 by July before the model is succeeded as the brand’s flagship by the groundbreaking CLX96, which is scheduled for completion by the end of the year. Both yachts have been drawn by Milan-based Jozeph Forakis Design. ‘Born a rebel’ according to Martin Lo, CLX96 has been designed …

Why Luxury Brands Should Dive into China’s Private Traffic Pool

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the use of live-streaming, digital campaigns, and e-commerce have exceeded all expectations in China. This online disruption of the luxury market is shaping how millions of Chinese consumers shop daily. In fact, all brands and retailers have embraced digital channels to some extent in order to counteract losses in the …

China Coronavirus Impact on Luxury Fashion Updates

Update published March 19, 2020:  The prestigious “Made in Italy” label is the latest victim of the global COVID-19 pandemic, as many Western luxury brands’ — from Chanel to Hermès to Gucci — are shutting down factories in France, Switzerland, and Italy for the next several weeks. “Chanel took the decision, in accordance with the …

How WeChat is Losing the War for Users Attention

This post originally appeared on Walkthechat, our content partner.  Back a couple of years ago, WeChat seemed like an unstoppable force. It was completely dominating the Chinese social media landscape, was beating Alibaba in payments and was making forays into e-commerce. Fast-forward to 2020, and users are already spending more time on Douyin than they …

Prada Sees Double Digit Growth in APAC, Excluding Hong Kong

What Happened Italian luxury fashion house Prada SpA, parent company of Prada, Miu Miu, Church’s and Car Shoe, reported on March 18 that their FY 2019 results (ending December 31, 2019) showed positive momentum, with revenue growing 2.7 percent to 3.22 billion euros with profits up 24.5 percent. In overall APAC, the company reported a …