The Way of Fashion and Luxury in China

Mao Suit Weekly June 12

  Sir Paul Smith Poses With Guests at his Beijing Flaghsip Opening Today is the 5th day of the 5th Lunar month and so marks the celebration of the Dragon Boat festival across the Chinese world and many parts of Asia. Today is a public holiday in both the Mainland and Hong Kong and people will celebrate by eating rice dumplings. More on the festival via Wikipedia. Mainland China has a system of trading weekend for weekday public holidays. So,... Read More

Alexander McQueen’s All Asian Fashion Show

Alexander McQueen Fashion Show in Beijing With an All-Chinese Model Cast Perhaps it was the deathly skull inspired designs and mystique surrounding the brand name.  Perhaps it was the curiosity on how a brand could continue after its namesake founder/designer passed away by his own. Or, perhaps it was just the fact that everyone one was talking about it. Whatever the reason, the Alexander McQueen store opening and fashion show held last week in Beijing... Read More

New Marni, Margiela & McQueen Flasghips Make Beijing a Fashion Mecca

Marni CEO Mr Gianni Castiglioni, Marni Designer Ms Consuelo Castiglioni ans Chinese Models and Celebrities at the Marni Store Opening in Beijing Last week was very exciting time in Beijing. China Fashion Week saw the domestic designers and media in a frenzy with fashion shows and events going on all over the city. Whether coincidence or deliberate planning, multiple international brands including Maison Martin Margiela, Marni, and Alexander McQueen... Read More

Beijing Gets Burberrized, Burberry’s Digital Fashion Show and Party in Beijing April 13, 2011

A Burberry Handbag Hovers Above the Crowd During Burberry's Digital Fashion Show in Beijing In the countdown to Burberry’s Beijing celebration the event was branded as Burberry’s  biggest ever event and last night the 155 year old company brand didn’t disappoint. Beginning with an opening reception at the Beijing Flagship Store Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts and Chief Creative Director Christopher Bailey entertained fashion industry... Read More

Burberry to Celebrate China – Livestreaming British Music, Technology and Virtual Fashion Show Globally from Beijing

Countdown to Burberry Beijing Christopher Bailey Invites You To Celebrate Burberry in China Burberry executives including CEO Angela Ahrendts and Chief Creative Director Christopher Bailey landed in Beijing yesterday ahead of tonight’s Asia Flagship Store opening, music performance by Keane and virtual fashion show and party which is said to be Burberry’s biggest event ever. The night will kick of with the official opening of Burberry’s Beijing... 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