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Lane Crawford mixes art and fashion

Luxury department store Lane Crawford is offering a modern take on Chinese traditions for the Lunar New Year.

Fashion range fights Taylor Swift fakes

To counter fake Taylor Swift branded products being sold in Asia, the singer launched a new fashion range at Hong Kong Fashion Week.

Chengdu IFS challenge to Hong Kong

Chengdu IFS has launched the “All In Here – World Fashion Tour” to introduce the south-west China city’s latest initiative to join the global fashion scene.

Emotional dress changes colour with your mood

An interactive dress called Kimbow combines and amplifies those effects through a color changing textile – the dress changes colour to match your mood.

Hong Kong fashion designers head to Japan

Five innovative Hong Kong fashion designers are heading to Japan for Tokyo Fashion Week.

Future fashion: Clothes which think

In future fashion, wearable technology will be more about clothes than gadgets.

Thai fashion brands conquer Hong Kong

Nearly 50 Thai fashion entrepreneurs have reported winning significant orders following their appearance at this year’s Hong Kong Spring/Summer Fashion Week.

Size, age no barrier for online boutique

By Tech in Asia While fashion giants like Zalora, VIP Plaza, and BerryBenka are arguably the most well-known players in Indonesia’s clothing eCommerce space, 22-year-old Julian Tanoto is out to prove that small boutique stores still have their place in the local internet market. reports that Tanoto is a fresh graduate of Binus International University in Jakarta and claims her small-scale fashion ecommerce startup, Cloth Inc, is already bringing in Rp 250 million (US$20,67…

China UnionPay in offline fashion push

China’s largest bank card issuer has created a marketing campaign specifically to support bricks & mortar fashion retailers. The company says the move reflects the rapid growth of online shopping in China, particularly in the fashion apparel segment. Its program, to be launched on December 1, is intended to promote Online to Offline (O2O), helping traditional ‘bricks and mortar’ fashion retailers across China compete with online rivals. The intake of fashion brands for upcoming c…

E-Land goes to Taiwan

Korean fashion retail group E-Land is expanding into Taiwan, with the first store slated to open at Taipei 101 this week. A second flagship will open in Taipei’s eastern Xinyi shopping district next year. It says it will invest up to NT$1 billion (US$33.4 million) to launch in Taiwan. Turnover in Taiwan is expected to hit NT$15 billion (US$500 million) by 2020. The company ‘s Taiwan expansion is aimed at taking advantage of the local’s love for Korean fashion. It will compete with globa…

UK’s Shopcade expands to India

UK-based social shopping app Shopcade sees India as the next stop for global expansion. India has a large e-commerce presence (42.3 million potential Shopcade users with £5.8 billion potential spending), but there are not yet any notable fashion platforms like Shopcade. Hence, Shopcade, this month, will launch its iOS and Android mobile apps, as well as its web-based platform, across India. The initial Shopcade team will consist of one India-based editor and three correspo…

US brands dominate Indian retail

US brands account for the bulk of organised retailing in India, comprising 30 per cent of the total. CBRE’s recent study reveals most US retailers were present in the mass market F&B category, while retailers from Italy and the UK accounted for 19 per cent and 16 per cent, respectively, largely concentrated in the luxury segment. “Fashion accessories, F&B, and beauty and cosmetics happen to be the most penetrated retail segments in terms of the presence of global brands in India;…