The Way of Fashion and Luxury in China

Interview with Iconix China President Veronica Chou

Iconix China Ltd. President Veronica Chou Based in Hong Kong yet perpetually traveling, Veronica Chou represents the new young breed of executives running fashion companies in China. As President of Iconix China Ltd. she is responsible for bringing over 20 international brands such as Badgley Mischka, London Fog, Ed Hardy and Rocawear into Mainland China. She is also involved with her family’s textiles and fashion related companies which  have impressive records of success... Read More

China’s Biggest Fashion Trade Show

Attendees at CHIC 2012 Show Off Their Goodie Bags CHIC is the abbreviation bestowed upon the China International Clothing and Accessories Fair. CHIC is the biggest fashion trade fair in China, held annually in Beijing to coincide with China Fashion Week. Last year I reported on CHIC 2011 and I ventured back there again last week for the 20th anniversary fair. Over four days more than100,000 people stream through the massive exhibition center that comprises eight aircraft hanger... Read More

Flagship Paradise: Hong Kong’s Canton Road

Images from Canton Road in Hong Kong There is a rare breed of streets and avenues around the world that can boast line-ups of the biggest and best flagships the luxury brand fraternity has to offer. Tokyo has Ginza and Omotesando. Paris has Champs Elysees.  New York has Madison and 5th Avenues while Los Angeles represents with Rodeo Drive. Then there Canton Road in Hong Kong. Canton Road begins at the tip of Kowloon’s Tsim Sha Tsui district and runs along the East side of Harbour... Read More

About the Author

Timothy J Coghlan has been living and working in Asia for 15 years and has had a multifaceted experience in the luxury and fashion industry including fashion journalism, producing fashion shows in Tokyo and Hong Kong and product sourcing across China. He is now based in Beijing and works for a leading multinational company advising luxury and fashion companies on how to develop and execute their retail and business strategies across China. Timothy speaks fluent English, Chinese and Japanese