The Way of Fashion and Luxury in China

Flurry of Flagship Store Openings End 2012 in Beijing

Miu Miu's New Beijing Flagship Store - The Biggest in China To finish off 2012, Beijing has witnessed a flurry of new flagship fashion and luxury store openings over the last month. The most impressive of these stores is the new Miu Miu Beijing flagship – the brand’s biggest in China, which has just opened in the Sanlitun North Village shopping complex. Miu Miu now joins a stellar line up of prestigious brands who have all built mega-stores... Read More

Alan Fang – Novo CEO Interview

Alan Fang - CEO of Novo at Their HQ in Shanghai It seems Alan Fang – CEO of Novo Holdings has always been ahead of the game. He launched Novo Concepts – one of China’s biggest multi-brand fashion retailers back in 2003, way before China was hot and the floodgates of global fashion brands coming to China opened. Then in 2010, he launched Novomania – China’s only independent fashion and accessories trade fair, to help fashion brands enter... 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