Fashion Controversy in China: How Givenchy, Coach and Versace Are Involved

Brands such as Givenchy, Coach and Versace have all come under fire recently for marking Hong Kong as its own country on their merchandise and web sites. The brands have been criticized for offending Chinese sovereignty as the Hong Kong protests continue after 10 weeks. The fashion controversy in China continued in the past week when models Liu Wen and Yang Mi ended their newly-minted contracts with Coach and Versace, respectively. Givenchy’s t-shirt  Courtesy The models’ split from the luxury brands is part of a larger controversial issue surrounding fashion designers and Chinese geopolitics that have caused other Chinese ambassadors to break ties with the brands. From which models are involved to the brands’ apologies, here is everything you need to know on the fashion controversy in China. How are Givenchy, Coach and Versace involved in the China fashion controversy?  Coach, Versace and Givenchy have made materials seen as insensitive toward Chinese sovereignty. Each of the brands have released t-shirts that show a list of cities followed by their respective country, however, Hong Kong is listed as its own country instead of as part of China. One of the controversial Coach T-shirt designs.  Courtesy Additionally, on Coach and Givenchy’s t-shirts, Taipei is listed as “Taipei, Taiwan.” On Coach’s web site,

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EXCLUSIVE: H&M Teams Up with Angel Chen on First China Designer Capsule

SHANGHAI — H&M is bringing its fashion designer collaboration initiatives to China, and designer Angel Chen has created a 45-piece capsule with the retailer’s design team. The collection is due to hit stores in September.
This marks the first time H&M has worked with a Chinese design talent in pursuit of generating buzz among the local fashion community, as well as tapping into the young, fashion-minded, affluent and well-traveled Chinese speaking consumer since the collection will not only be available in China both online and in stores but also in countries with dense Chinese populations, such as Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and Canada.
Magnus Olsson, country manager of H&M Greater China, said, “The fashion industry is undergoing a transformation, and consumers are constantly changing. We always aspire to create fashion that offers our local customers something new, delivering a good balance between fashion basics, current fashion and the very latest trends. Therefore, we are experimenting with various ways in different markets around the world to bring outstanding design and products to local consumers.
“Angel Chen is a pioneer Chinese designer brand with its colorful approach to fashion coupled with the brand’s core concept of fusion of Eastern and Western aesthetics,” Olsson said, adding that

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China National Garment Association To Organize Sino-Italian Fashion Summit

SILK ROAD: Reinforcing the relationship between the Italian and Chinese fashion industries and developing new strategies is the goal of the 2019 Sino-Italian Fashion Summit, which will run from June 24 to 26 in Hangzhou, an important industrial hub located half an hour from Shanghai.
The summit, which will include the participation of major Italian institutions, as well as designers and managers from important fashion houses, is organized by the China National Garment Association, a Chinese government association for the fashion industry.
The summit, which is patronized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will offer a clear picture of the Chinese fashion sector and will put the focus on the evolution of the country’s customers seeking high-end Made in Italy products.
“In the last decade, the Chinese market dramatically changed. Ten years ago, many international luxury players were registering a double-digit growth in China by leveraging only on the strength of the brand and on the huge dimension of the market,” said Francesco Fiordelli, official representative for the relationships between the China National Garment Association and Italy. “The market we are facing is more and more populated by a new middle class, mature and structured, with spending habits more precise and completely

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British Fashion Council Expands China Partnerships Strategy With Ontimeshow

LONDON — The British Fashion Council is expanding its China partnerships strategy with Ontimeshow, one of Shanghai’s largest trade shows, to promote British brands during Shanghai Fashion Week later this month. They will also host a series of events with key industry partners, WWD has learned. An announcement is expected today.
The project is part of the BFC’s China partnership strategy, which was revealed in September and aims to help British designer businesses access the Chinese market. The organization is supporting talent through networking, content and access partnerships and business support.

Roksanda Ilincic, Christopher de Vos and Peter Pilotto. 
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Brands Roksanda and Peter Pilotto will launch a stand-alone showroom within Ontimeshow from March 28 to 31, with support from the Department for International Trade. The trip will help the brands’ business development in the market and the designers will have the opportunity to meet with key retailers, media, stylists, opinion leaders, creative industry influencers and high-net-worth individuals from the region.
“China has always been an important part of our strategy,” said Caroline Rush, chief executive officer of the BFC. “We are delighted to collaborate with Ontimeshow to bring two hero brands of London Fashion Week to Shanghai. We hope this is only the

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China Aims to Become ‘Strong Film Power’ Like U.S. by 2035, Calls for More Patriotic Films

The Chinese government has exhorted filmmakers to turn the country into a “strong film power” like the U.S. by 2035 and called for the production of 100 movies a year that each earn more than RMB100 million ($ 15 million) as part of a push to increase China’s soft power. The targets were set by Wang […]

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Sentaler, Turning 10, Has Eyes on China

BEIJING — The year is off to a great start for Bojana Sentaler, the Canadian designer known for making vibrantly colored and feminine alpaca wool coats. In January, Meghan Markle was spotted wearing one of the brand’s red designs in the duchess’ first official outing of the year, creating another globally watched fashion moment for the line that’s become favored by young British royals and Canada’s First Lady Sophie Grégoire Trudeau.
Looking back on the last decade, Sentaler can pinpoint the Sophie, Kate and Meghan effect for propelling the business to new heights. First in 2015, Trudeau helped introduce the label to a national audience when she wore it to her husband’s swearing-in ceremony, and with Kate Middleton and Markle, Sentaler’s international profile has leapt and leapt again.
“It’s hard to say which duchess had a larger effect,” Sentaler said. “The Kate coat was back-ordered four times, and for Meghan it was something similar.”
Although the company turns 10 this year, Sentaler explained “it’s really been in the last four to five years that business has picked up” with “dramatic growth.” This year, the focus is opening up new markets, namely China via Lane Crawford.
“Our goal is to grow globally and I would

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China Fashion Gala to Honor Jason Wu With Fashion Leadership Award

Supporters of this year’s China Fashion Gala will get an early start on celebrating Jason Wu at a private event tonight.
Wu will be honored with the Fashion Leadership award at the May 1 dinner at The Plaza Hotel. He is expected at tonight’s private warm-up event, which is being hosted by Yue-Sai Kan, the founder and chairwoman of Yue-Sai Kan China Beauty Charity Fund. She is also hosting the China Fashion Gala and her fund is the event’s copresenter, along with the China Institute.
In addition to recognizing individuals who have helped to position China at the forefront at the global fashion scene, the annual gathering is designed to draw attention to Chinese design and to help propel emerging Chinese talent to the international stage. Wu will plan a fashion show and the hip-hop artist VaVa, who is known as ”China’s Queen of Rap,” will perform for guests at the seated dinner.
Wu’s husband Gustavo Rangel, architect Chien Chung “Didi” Pei, Google’s Abigail Posner and the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Valerie Steele are expected to help toast Wu tonight at the event. The designer may be a little more relaxed than last week, having just presented his luxury label

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The Internet, Divided Between the U.S. and China, Has Become a Battleground.

As China and the West race for 5G dominance, two digital powers with very different approaches to technology are staking out their corners. Some Silicon Valley executives worry the divergence risks giving Chinese companies an advantage in new technologies.
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Ning Hao’s ‘Crazy Alien’ Passes $100 Million on Second Day of Release in China

Popular Chinese director Ning Hao has seen his comedy fantasy film “Crazy Alien” gross more than $ 100 million at the mainland China box office after just two days on release during the Chinese New Year holiday period. It’s the highest two-day total for any film in the Middle Kingdom so far this year. The milestone […]

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Ryan Reynolds Cancels Arm Surgery to Promote ‘Deadpool 2’ in China

Ryan Reynolds canceled surgery on his arm to fly to China and charm “Deadpool” fans in Beijing on Sunday ahead of the franchise’s unexpected China theatrical debut. Just last week, Fox suddenly announced that a re-cut, PG-13 “Deadpool 2” would hit Chinese theaters starting this Friday – the first time the notoriously blood-splattered and foul-mouthed […]

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Trump Tells GM to Open Ohio Plant and Stop Output in China

General Motors plans to cut up to 14,800 jobs and end production at certain plants, marking the auto maker’s first significant downsizing since bankruptcy as it tries to adjust to lower demand for passenger cars. President Trump said GM should stop making cars in China and make them in the U.S. instead, in an exclusive WSJ interview.
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Google Readying Censored Search Service for China (Report)

U.S. internet giant Google may be preparing to launch a separate version of its search engine that would comply with China’s strict censorship requirements. Google’s core search engine has not been available in China since 2010, when the company refused to follow Middle Kingdom regulations. According to a report by The Intercept, based on documents […]

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Kering’s Richard Ginori Joins With Secoo for Online China Exclusive

PORCELAIN IN CHINA: The Kering-owned Italian porcelain-maker Richard Ginori has struck a deal with Secoo, one of China’s largest premium e-commerce platforms, with an eye to growing business in the region, WWD has learned.
An announcement is expected on Tuesday.
Richard Ginori, which has been part of Kering since 2013 and which once counted Gucci designer Alessandro Michele as its creative director, will open a store on Secoo in an exclusive online collaboration for the Chinese market.
Secoo said the timing of the partnership is aligned with its strategy of becoming a leading premium lifestyle platform as well as a luxury e-commerce site. The site already carries a number of high-end European brands including Versace, Roger Vivier, Mr&Mrs Italy, Gucci and Rolex.
The site, which is listed on the Nasdaq, also provides services such as personal shopping, bespoke travel and personalized education. It also prides itself on strict authentication procedures and quality controls for its products, which range from in-season luxury merchandise to vintage and collectors’ items.
The new deal with Ginori, which was founded near Florence in 1735 and which is designed by an in-house creative team, will allow customers to buy a range of porcelain directly from the Secoo, and have the option

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Western Fashion Touches Down in China

Fashion and industry have long traveled from East to West and back. It’s no different today.
China for centuries has been a place of inspiration for everything from gowns to porcelain, maybe because it has always seemed the farthest from the West, in terms of distance and culture, and that sense of the exotic is still appealing, especially to designers always looking for something new and, if they’re lucky, something previously undiscovered in their own culture.
Appropriation is now a familiar word in fashion, but designers long obsession with China was on extensive display during 2015’s Costume Institute installation “China: Through the Looking Glass,” the museum’s largest installation to date. Head curator Andrew Bolton told WWD at the time that designers and other types of artists see the East “as this culture of unbridled inspiration and creativity.”

 “Many designers tend to look to other cultures, even their own cultures really, on a very surface level,” Bolton said. “It’s about aesthetics really, and they often don’t engage with the cultural context. Certainly, when it comes to Orientalism they engage with motifs.”
And maybe artistic engagement that reads as homage rather than appropriation is the best way to avoid the gaps in cultural understanding

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Cannes: Terry Gilliam’s ‘Don Quixote’ Sells to China

“The Man Who Killed Don Quixote,” the controversial film that is set as the closing night movie of the Cannes Film Festival, has been licensed to China’s Turbo Film. Directed by Terry Gilliam, it stars Jonathan Price, Stellan Skarsgard and Olga Kurylenko. International sales are handled by Paris-based Kinology. The film has significant finance from […]

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British Fashion Council Forges Closer Ties With China

LONDON — The British Fashion Council has been strengthening its ties with Hong Kong and China, including a new partnership with VIP.com, one of China’s top e-commerce platforms, and one with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council.
As part of the tie-in, VIP.com will become an official London Fashion Week sponsor and work with London-based brands throughout the year to help them enter the Chinese market.
The company also plans to host fashion shows that will be live-streamed in China and a variety of exhibitions, which will enable its customers to engage with these new labels.
Jenny Jioe, managing director of fashion at VIP.com, said that this partnership makes sense for the company given Chinese consumers’ increasing appetite for new brands.
“The fashion market in China is extraordinarily sophisticated and fast-paced, and hungry for new design talent,” said Jioe. “Our consumer is aware of London’s creative pedigree, and ready for both news and product. I know from firsthand experience that the brands in London, with all their energy and unbridled creativity, are precisely what we are looking for.”
Caroline Rush, chief executive at the BFC, added that the partnership will help emerging labels gain visibility in the market, despite their lack of advertising power.
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Common Gender Aims to Tap Underpenetrated Men’s Market in China

SHANGHAI — It was a case of the venue determining the launch city of men’s wear label Common Gender rather than Shanghai’s burgeoning reputation as an international fashion hub.
When looking at locations for the label’s first fashion show, Lea Chan, vice president and marketing director of parent company EPO Fashion Group, searched for venues in Shanghai, Beijing and Chengdu, but settled on the former after discovering West Bund Art Center. Once an old aircraft factory, the industrial space has held onto much of its raw, urban interior, which was in keeping with the brand’s Nineties Berlin-inspired pop-up shop and edgy, angular fashion show on Tuesday.
The pop-up store and fashion show were attended by key Chinese influencers and business partners of the brand and featured a cast of international and local male models purposefully storming down the catwalk with a performance by American twin brother electro punk rock band The Garden.
EPO Fashion Group, parent company of women’s wear brands Mo & Co. and Edition 10; cosmetics brand REC, and children’s wear label Little Mo & Co. posted group sales of 3.5 billion yuan in 2017, or $ 555 million. Common Gender’s launch marks the Chinese company’s move into the domestic men’s wear market.

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U.S. Government Weighs Building National 5G Network to Counter China

Some White House officials view next-generation 5G wireless service as a “key area of competition,” and they say that the threat from China justifies a government effort like the construction of the interstate highway system, an internal memo shows.
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Four Brands Selected for NYFW Men’s China Day

HONG KONG–Changes are coming fast to New York Fashion Week with the discussion of brands shifting to a June/December format while others depart for alternative cities. Attendees can add at least one more change to the list: four Chinese labels are to show in February during men’s under the banner of a China Day.
The chosen brands are: affordable chain Peacebird; Li-Ning, the leading sportswear giant founded by the Olympic champion of the same name; the designer Chen Peng, known for his cocoon-like puffer jackets; and streetwear brand CLOT, founded by Hong Kong entrepreneur Kevin Poon and former actor-musician Edison Chen.
“China Day allows us to further expand the scope of NYFW: Men’s by showcasing the most exciting Chinese fashion talent to the American fashion community,” said CFDA president and chief executive officer Steven Kolb. The initiative is part of CFDA’s overall strategy to build international ties, which will in turn help us strengthen the impact of American fashion globally.”
“Both sides come from the common goal of promoting exchange between Chinese and American fashion industries,” said Jessica Liu, president of Tmall Fashion. “We want to help outstanding Chinese designers gain more recognition in the international fashion community, while also supporting commercial labels to build their brand

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Vera Wang Celebrates Chinese Heritage and American Upbringing at China Institute’s Blue Cloud Gala

BIG IN CHINA: Vera Wang and Ron Perelman were among the honorees at the China Institute’s annual Blue Cloud gala Thursday night.
The gathering at Cipriani’s lower Broadway location in the Cunard Building was meant to center on the Institute’s commitment to advancing understanding and deepening trust between China and the U.S. Ning Yuan, chairman and president of China Construction America, and Robert Hong Xiao, chief executive officer of Perfect World Co. Ltd. were also honored, as well as New York Gov. Andrew Coumo, who wasn’t able to attend the black tie dinner.
Beforehand, China Institute chairman Chien Chung Pei, better known as “Didi,” said of the honorees, “They share the spirit and mission of China Institute to shape positive and strong U.S.-China relations through education, culture and business.”
Derek Lam also turned up to support Wang. She later told the crowd how growing up in the U.S., her parents Cheng Ching and Florence Wang encouraged her to embrace American culture, never allowing her to forget her Chinese heritage. That delicate balance was what provided her and her brother “with such a unique view of the world and a sincere appreciation for both cultures,” she said.
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MIZUHO: Here's why Facebook has 'a realistic opportunity' to enter China in 2018

MIZUHO: Here's why Facebook has 'a realistic opportunity' to enter China in 2018Facebook has a “realistic opportunity” to enter China in 2018, Mizuho analyst James Lee wrote in a note to clients on Tuesday. Lee came to the conclusion after meeting “various industry contacts” in China during a recent trip. Facebook’s recent appointment of an executive to manage relations with China will help the company “understand the regulatory requirement and negotiate Facebook’s operating structure in China,” said Lee in the note, a copy of which was obtained by Business Insider.



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China Forecasters Again Turn Bold as August Box Office Surges

Chinese authorities have once again begun forecasting that China will be the world’s largest box office territory by 2020. Such grandiose forecasts of world dominance ceased in mid-2016 when China’s box office abruptly slowed down. But the renewed confidence appears to be another side effect of the recent “Wolf Warrior II” smash hit. China’s box… Read more »

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Couturissimo Launches in China, Previews New Collection

SHANGHAI – Couturissimo, the one-year-old brand backed by the Asian Couture Federation [ACF] and charged with a mission to democratize couture, formally introduced itself to Chinese consumers Friday with the launch of a pop-up store.
The week-long pop-up in Huaihai Road’s K11 Mall is designed to allow consumers an opportunity to get up close and personal with Couturissimo’s current season garments, which are normally available via the brand’s online platform but are also increasingly appearing at trunk shows, as well as boutique-in-boutique and pop-up concepts around Asia and the rest of the world.
According to the brand’s founder, Dr. Frank Cintamani, who is also founding president of the Asian Couture Federation, Couturissimo is looking to an online-to-offline strategy in order to attract a wider customer base. As well as K11, the brand is working with Lane Crawford in China and is also in talks with Harrods and Selfridges in London.
“For quite a while people have been debating what is better, offline or online. I think the answer is to have both positions, in an intelligent manner. I think brick and mortar has been challenged quite dramatically, so for us not to have to go straight into only standalone boutique, but working with retail

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China Halts Live Streaming on Weibo

Chinese regulators have halted live streaming on Sina Weibo, one of China’s most popular social media sites, and two other platforms with immediate effect. The sites are accused of being platforms for non-conformist political views. The order from the State Administration for Press Publication Radio Film and Television posted on Thursday evening required the closure… Read more »

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FCD Founder Simon Collins Plans to Take Concept to China With Trends Media Group’s Su Mang

ROAD SHOW: With this year’s installment of Fashion Culture Design two weeks away, founder Simon Collins is planning to take the concept to Beijing in late October or early November.
Partnering with Su Mang, president and chief executive officer of Trends Media Group, Collins said, “The way I’m looking at it is a cross between the Met Gala and TED. We’ll be bringing in a huge amount of the leading voices and faces in Chinese fashion and culture, and taking a great number of people over from the West to be part of our conversation. The way we run our conversations is very much as a think tank so it’s going to be a new experience.”
Still ironing out whether it will be a two- or three-day event, as well as the location, Collins said he was very conscious about making it “of China.” With 500 to 1,000 the target number for the China edition, Collins said the mission there is to share information. “I want people in there who are going to do something with the information,” he said. “We want to take the questions that we’re posing at FCD in New York, figure out how relevant they are to China

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Vladimir Putin Shows Off His Musical Skills On A Piano In China

We’re guessing he didn’t take requests.

Russian President Vladimir Putin showed off his piano skills in Beijing Sunday, playing a few tunes while waiting for Chinese President Xi Jinping at a state guesthouse, The New York Times reported.

Putin tickled the ivories with a pair of 1950s, Soviet-era tunes, Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi’s “Evening Song” and Tikhon Khrennikov’s “Moscow Windows,” the Times noted.

He’s played the piano before in public ― and his performance shouldn’t be too surprising. The Russian leader isn’t shy about displaying himself as a macho renaissance man, also participating in judo, ice hockey and horseback riding ― the latter sometimes shirtless.

Putin was in Beijing to discuss a $ 1 billion economic plan called “One Belt, One Road” that is intended to benefit dozens of countries, according to news outlets.

Twitter was amused by the president’s performance.

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Cynthia Rowley Stages Fall 2017 Fashion Show in Shenzhen, China

SHENZHEN – The sweatshirts were emblazoned with “Cali/New York” and “Empire State of Mind” was thumping in the background, but Cynthia Rowley’s fall 2017 runway show unfolded thousands of miles from the U.S. over the weekend.
The designer swapped her New York Fashion Week presentation for one in China to on March 18, and it was one of the highlights of Shenzhen Fashion Week, an event organized and funded by the Shenzhen People’s Government with WME-IMG. Having shown her resort collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia last May, Rowley said she believes in growing her global audience by staging shows in new cities.
“We manufacture in Shenzhen, so we liked the idea of giving love by showing in the same city,” said Rowley, whose home furnishings line launched in China last year. “It’s almost like creating our own vertical economy: Being able to distribute in the same place, rather than just making and shipping out of here.”
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The lineup — a mix of new looks made exclusively for the trip and pieces from a lookbook released in February — featured an array of party dresses and separates with Rowley’s signature dazzle. Jewel-toned ribbons sat atop models’

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Uncensored ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Opens Solidly in China

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” which has ruffled feathers in other conservative countries, opened Friday in China uncut and on top of the box office. Opening day-and-date with the film’s North American release, “Beauty” had grossed $ 11.8 million (RMB81.2 million) by 9.00 pm Friday, according to ticketing service Wepiao. That took the cumulative including previews… Read more »

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Alessandro Michele’s A Magazine Exhibition to Tour China, Taiwan

GRAND TOUR: Those who missed flipping through one of the 10,000 copies of Alessandro Michele’s whimsically curated edition of A Magazine last November, will get a second chance. The magazine is traveling to Hong Kong, Mainland China and Taiwan in the form of an exhibition.
Premiering from March 22-26, the show’s Hong Kong edition combines the work of the Gucci creative director and that of the photographer and it-girl Petra Collins, who is hailed as one of the strongest rising female forces in the industry. Collins will be in town for its debut, which coincides with Art Basel.
The 280-page magazine featured Michele’s cast of famous friends, including Florence Welch, Madonna, Annie Leibovitz and Hari Nef offering their take on the theme, Blind for Love. There were nude photos of the actress Chloë Sevigny, a polaroid of Dakota Johnson as a heartbroken teenager, and Nef body-painted to resemble a cherub.

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The exhibition is not a replica of the magazine. Instead, it is a re-creation of the guest–edited issue “into a multi-media exhibition,” according to Gucci. Curated by A Magazine editor-in-chief Dan Thawley, it is divided into three parts: Michele’s fashion world, Collins’ photography, and a three-minute film.
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China Video Streaming Firm iQIYI Raises $1.5 Billion

Chinese online video firm iQIYI has raised $ 1.53 billion through the sale of convertible debt. The new finance will allow it to keep investing in content and services as the streaming sector develops. The company is a majority owned subsidiary of Baidu, the group that dominates online search in China. Baidu revealed that it had put… Read more »

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Actors Hall of Fame Launching Shakespeare Film and TV Productions for China

The Actors Hall of Fame is launching film and television productions for China starting with William Shakespeare’s plays, Variety has learned exclusively. The initiative is launching with feature versions of “Romeo and Juliet” and a 3D animated feature of “A Midsummer’s Night Dream.” It’s in pre-production on both projects. “We are in talks with a… Read more »

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Brooks Brothers has formed a joint venture with the Walton Brown Group, a subsidiary of The Lane Crawford Joyce Group, for Greater China.
The 50/50 deal, which begins in January and runs for 10 years, involves Walton taking over Brooks’ 90 stores in the region and formulating an expansion plan to open more than 10 points of sale over the next two years in key cities in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. This will include both freestanding stores as well as “a deep investment in a multi-channel distribution platform providing wholesale, outlets, travel retail and e-commerce channels to bolster brand presence and fuel business growth in the region,” according to the companies.
The stores and e-commerce offering in the region will include Brooks’ signature men’s wear as well as the new women’s line designed by Zac Posen.
Claudio Del Vecchio, chairman and chief executive officer of Brooks Brothers, said the joint venture will “enable us to develop long-term growth strategies across multiple online and offline distribution channels especially in China, one of our most important growth markets for our global business. We are confident in China’s growth prospects in the premium sector for the coming years and this is the optimal time

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Inside The School Where Children With HIV Find Refuge From Discrimination In China

Kun Kun, a young boy living with HIV, was banished from his village in China last year by residents who described him as a “ticking time bomb.” The case drew international attention to the severe discrimination faced by children with HIV in China.

Kun Kun has since found a new home, at the Green Harbor Red-Ribbon School in Linfen, China. The boarding school is a rare refuge for HIV-positive children in China, where infection rates are relatively low, but social stigma is high.

The school is the subject of an ambitious documentary project called “Children of the Harbor,” which is following the students’ passage through the boarding school until the first class graduates in 2017.

The project was conceived by Bryan Anker, a 27-year-old medical student originally from Los Angeles, who lived at the Green Harbor school in 2012 during an internship at the affiliated hospital.  

“It broke my heart to learn that these children had been shunned by society all of their lives,” Anker told The WorldPost by email. ”The level of awareness these children possess is mind-boggling. They fully comprehend their current situation and are well aware of how society perceives them.”

Anker and his small team of filmmakers, including Myanmar-based photographer, journalist and cinematographer Ann Wang, started to document the students’ lives in December and plan to follow their stories through graduation. “We want to film up to this point and see what road the students take after graduation. Will they go to university? Will they return home? Will they find a job?” Anker said.

“These children are smart and resilient, and some of them have thought up intricate plans for escaping the HIV stigma in China,” he told The WorldPost. 

The school was set up in 2006, and is home to around 30 children and teenagers with HIV, ranging in age from 6 years old to 19.  The students have “very complicated feelings … about themselves, about the school and about the disease they’ve been carrying since birth,” Wang told The WorldPost by email.

Many of them are the children of patients being treated for HIV/AIDS at the affiliated Linfen Infectious Disease Hospital; others have been orphaned by AIDS or thrown out of their schools and local communities due to stigma.

This is a pervasive problem for children with HIV in China. “If their HIV status has been disclosed, it’s very common that parents of other children complain to the school and force the school to separate their children from HIV positive children,” Xu Wenqing, an HIV/AIDS specialist at UNICEF China, told The WorldPost by email. 

Nearly 10,000 children in China live with HIV/AIDS, among some 500,000 reported cases in the country. (Experts estimate the total number of cases, including those undiagnosed, may be around 800,000.) This is relatively low compared to countries like the U.S., which has a population a quarter of the size of China’s, and an estimated 1.2 million HIV/AIDS cases among people 13 or older. 

Yet discrimination is widespread, and affects old and young alike in China. Advocates say people known to be HIV-positive are often barred from attending collge or refused public and private-sector jobs. The main problem is a lack of information about HIV/AIDS, including how it is transmitted and treated. Experts point to China’s poor sexual health education and the ongoing repetition of myths about HIV by public officials. 

China’s leaders have made a high-profile effort to combat this prejudice in recent years, as well as stepping up free treatment for AIDS patients and measures to prevent mothers from passing on HIV to their newborn children. In 2006, a new law banned discrimination against people living with HIV, although it has been difficult to enforce. On World AIDS Day last year, China’s first lady Peng Liyuan released a music video with the students of Green Harbor-Red Ribbon School, urging an end to the stigma they face.

Anker hopes that telling the stories of the children at Green Harbor can convince more people to leave their prejudices behind.

“I believe the children’s stories are so poignant, and their personalities so radiant, that our viewers won’t have any choice but to empathize with their situation,” he said. 

To learn more about the media project and support the documentary, go to the Children of the Harbor website.

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Tmall Promotion Underscores Heightened Competition in China For U.S. Brands

DEALS, DEALS, DEALS: Tmall.com created an online frenzy with its latest blowout featuring more than 1,000 fashion brands.
The apparel promotion, held twice a year — one for spring and another for fall — this time around boasts a number of brands exclusive to Tmall.com, including Timberland, Decathlon and Zara.
The retailer sweetened the deal to customers with a same-day shipping option, aided by participating stores that will send items purchased online to a customer’s home.
It’s part of a larger strategy to bridge the online and off-line worlds, said a spokeswoman with Tmall.com parent Alibaba Group.
“That’s a very important strategy for Alibaba Group,” the spokeswoman said. “You have a lot of shoppers sometimes when they order online, they want to go in stores and get a sense of the look and feel of something.”
So customers shopping in-store, can make a purchase online with the scan of a QR code or schedule to have product seen in-store delivered to their homes. The option is available in more than 10 cities.
It’s another point of distinction for the online retailer as competition remains fierce to bring U.S. brands to the Chinese consumer.
The sale — running through Wednesday — comes on the heels of Alibaba’s announcement this

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