The Way of Fashion and Luxury in China

Eve Fashion Group Interview Part I

Eve Fashion Group Founder & Chairman Xia Hua As Founder and Chairman of Eve Fashion Group and also acting in other prominent roles for the China Fashion Association and China Entrepreneur Club etc. Ms. Xie Hua is an influential figure in the Chinese fashion industry. She is a regular speaker at domestic and international fashion events and never shy to speak her mind on what is (and should be ) taking place in China’s fashion industry. The... Read More

The History of The Mao Suit

Maosuit artwork by Sui Jianguo The Chinese tunic suit known as the Mao Suit in the West and as Zhongshan Zhuang in Mandarin first graced the catwalks of China in 1911 when Sun Zhongshan (called SunYat Sen in Cantonese) overthrew the imperial Qing dynasty and founded the Republic of China. Sun just wasn’t getting the attention he wanted as he strutted around town 100 years ago. Sadly, the imperial garb and other royal attire of the Court was... 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