China Fashion Week Wants Young Designers and International Appeal

BEIJING — The latest edition of China Fashion Week, the oldest fashion week in the country, will be held in Beijing starting today to Nov. 2. This will mark the first season after the China Fashion Association, the organizer of China Fashion Week, formed a strategic partnership with WWD’s China edition. A series of industry panel discussions — with topics including influencers, innovation, Gen Z, retail, technology, entertainment and sustainability — and an exhibition titled “Heavenly Embroidery Art Exhibition” will be held during the week as a part of the partnership. Rosalie Huang, curator of the exhibition and chief creative officer of WWD China, said the exhibition will showcase embroidery craftsmanship from around the world, and feature 36 embroidery pieces from seven mainstream Chinese fashion designers, including Grace Chen, Laurence Xu, Lanyu, Zhifeng Zhang, Liuchao, Xiu and Maxi Ma. Seven leading Chinese celebrities — Jane Zhang, Chengcheng Fan, Weizhou Xu, Tianai Zhang, Zuer Song and Jike Junyi — will wear these designs and promote them via social media. “I also prepared 500,000 meters of silk threads and dyed them into 50 different colors, and the combination of different colors will be an amazing visual effect for the exhibition. I believe it will become

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