The Way of Fashion and Luxury in China

Eve Fashion Group Interview Part II

Eve Group's Notting Hill Public Fashion Show at Beijing's Shin Kong Place Mall Continuing on from Part I of my interview with Eve Fashion Group’s CEO Xie Hua, in Part II, she discusses the relevance of China Fashion Week and the importance of holding fashion shows for company unity. How does China Fashion Week influence the Chinese fashion industry? With 16 years history, China Fashion Week (CFW) has supported the industry, nurtured Chinese... 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

Notting Hill Fashion Show Takes Over Beijing’s Shin Kong Place

Nottng Hill's Designer, VIPs and Models at the Notting Hill fashion Show. Image courtesy of China Fashion Association.   China International Fashion Week continues through this Thursday with fashion shows taking place at the Beijing Hotel and D Park. You can see photos from all the shows on the China Fashion Week website here. Notting Hill was one of the first shows to be held during fashion week and unlike other labels Notting Hill was able... Read More

China International Fashion Week A/W 2011 Starts in Beijing

China Fashion Week A/W 2011 Banners at The Beijing Hotel   China International Fashion Week kicked off today with a press conference held in the Beijing Hotel.  The 15th China Fashion Week (CFW) will be held from March 24 – 31 across different venues around the city, with most shows and events concentrated around the Beijing Hotel and D-Park, part of Beijing’s 798 art district. According to the CFW press release: “40 brands along with... Read More

Shanghai Tang’s Metamorphosis Fashion Show in Beijing

Shanghai Tang's Metamophosis Fashion Show in Beijing Women's Wear   Last Thursday night Shanghai Tang launched their Spring/Summer 2011 collection titled Metamorphosis at Beijing’s JE Mansion. The JE Mansion, a remodeled hotel that mixes Chinese and Western elements such a woodwork, stone carvings and antique Chinese décor acted as the perfect backdrop for the event.  The collection took inspiration from the Miao people, one of China’s... 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