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LAUREN GREENFIELD: GENERATION WEALTH @ THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

Lauren Greenfield, "Generation Wealth" The International Center for Photography, NYC September 20, 2017 - January 7, 2018 Documentary filmmaker and photojournalist Lauren Greenfield’s Generation Wealth is a socioculturally pertinent retrospective currently on view at The International Center for Photography. The exhibit features roughly 200 photographs, interviews, and documentary films chronicling the impossible pursuit of wealth, beauty,…

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ILLUSION @ NIGHT GALLERY – LOS ANGELES – JULY 1- JULY 30

Illusion Night Gallery 2276 East 16th Street Los Angeles, CA 90021 July 1 - July 30, 2016 This July Night Gallery presents exhibit Illusion: Chen Ren, Huang Yuxing and Xue Feng curated by Shi Zheng. The exhibition features a collection of painting, photography and video works. This will be the gallery's first collaboration with artists from China. Huang Yuxing and…

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CHINA THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS @ THE MET – NEW YORK – MAY 7 – AUG 16

China: Through the Looking Glass The Metropolitan Museum of Art Chinese Galleries and Anna Wintour Costume Center May 7–August 16, 2015 The Costume Institute’s spring 2015 exhibition, China: Through the Looking Glass, will be on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from May 7 through August 16, 2015. In this collaboration between The Costume Institute…

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SHEN WEI @ FLOWERS GALLERY – NY – JAN 22 – FEB 28

ShenWei: "Invisible Atlas" Flowers Gallery 529 W 20th St New York NY January 22 - February 28, 2015 The artist, Shen Wei, will have his first solo exhibition at Flowers Gallery, New York. He is known for his intimately revealing photographic portraits, in which the themes of identity, memory, sexuality and self-discovery are explored through…

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WANG GUANGLE @ PACE GALLERY – NYC – OCTOBER 10 – NOVEMBER 1

Wang GuangLe Pace Gallery 510 West 25th Street October 10 - November 1, 2014 Pace Gallery will be having an exhibition of new work by Chinese artist Wang Guangle, a pioneer of abstract and conceptual art among his generation, from October 10 through November 1. The exhibition will survey his approach to abstraction by featuring nine new works from…

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THE COSTUME INSTITUTE: CHINA: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS @ THE MET – NYC – MAY 7, 2015 – AUG 16, 2015

The Costume Institute: China: Through the Looking Glass  The Metropolitan Museum of Art May 7th, 2015 –August 16th, 2015 Exhibition Locations: Chinese Galleries and Anna Wintour Costume Center Presented in the Museum’s Chinese Galleries and Anna Wintour Costume Center, the exhibition will explore how China has fueled the creative imagination for centuries, resulting in layers of…

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THOUSANDS PROTEST AT CHINESE SHOE FACTORY

Thousands of Chinese workers employed at shoe-making factories owned by Yue Yuen Industrial in Southern China's Pearl River Delta area have ceased their manufacturing of major footwear labels like Nike, Adidas, Reebok, Puma, Asics and Converse in protest of unfair wages. The labor dispute, beginning as early as April, came to a head this Tuesday when…

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THE CHINA SYMPOSIUM @ THE ARMORY SHOW – NEW YORK – MARCH 8-9

The Armory Show and K11 Art Foundation: The China Symposium The Armory Show Piers 92 and 94 Twelfth Ave at 55th St New York City March 8 - 9 The Armory Show announces The China Symposium, a program of conversations that aims to elaborate and clarify the state of contemporary art in China today. In…

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ITALY: RAT FUR FOUND IN CASHMERE CLOTHING

It was just a few weeks ago that the world learned of cat fur being used in clothing sold in Germany and now another low has been hit; 'cashmere' coats have been found containing rat fur in Italy. Italian police have arrested fourteen people and seized over a million fake garments after a year-long investigation…

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LEIGHTON MEESTER GLOBAL AMBASSADOR FOR SKIN CARE BRAND BIOTHERM

  Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester has been deemed the global ambassador for French luxury skin care company Biotherm, owned by L’Oreal under the Luxury Products division. The recently engaged, twenty-seven-year-old well known for her acclaimed mean girl Blair Waldorf in Gossip Girl, looked radiant in Shanghai at Biotherm’s press event. Rocking a Marchesa Voyage jumpsuit,…

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‘STYLE OF JOLIE’ JEWELRY COLLECTION

High-end jewelry designer, Robert Procop, probably best known for designing Angelina Jolie's engagement ring from Brad Pitt, has paired up with the actress to design a line of jewelry called "Style of Jolie."  According to Procop, Jolie, "embodies sensual elegance, serene confidence, and incomparable spirit." The collection will premiere this summer in the south of…

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DESIGN AFRICA – PANEL DISCUSSION AT THE SOHO HOUSE

The Soho House, the private member's hotel and club in the meatpacking district, recently hosted a panel discussion called "Design Africa," which discussed the future of Africa in terms of fashion design, industry, and the growing luxury consumer market. The discussion came just days after the article “Rebranding Africa” by Suzy Menkes was published in…

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VOGUE INDIA STARTS FASHION FUND

Vogue India has partnered with the Fashion Design Council of India to create an annual fashion fund similar to those that already exist in America, the UK, China, and Italy.  The fashion fund gives young designers their first big break, providing them with financial support, assigning them a mentor to guide them through the process of…

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SHIATZY CHEN – PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW AND BACKSTAGE

SHIATZY CHEN - PARIS F/W 2012 RUNWAY Chinese designer Shiatzy Chen’s F/W 2012/13 collection, Weaving a Dream, draws from the Miao culture of Southern China and Southeast Asia to inform Chen’s contemporary designs.  The Miao people were culturally isolated for centuries, leading them to create forms of embroidery and totems that express their history and…

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YANG DU – PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW AND BACKSTAGE

Originally from China and now based out of London, designer Yang Du presented a whimsical, animal themed Fall 2012 collection at Paris Fashion Week not suitable for fashion wallflowers.  Known for her knitwear, Du showed Technicolor, cartoonish animals dresses, jackets, hats, and backpacks.  The fall collection is Du’s humorous take on a Biblical story, Du…

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PETER PILOTTO – LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

    PETER PILOTTO - LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW A collaborative effort of Austrian/Italian Peter Pilotto and Belgian/Peruvian Christopher De Vos, the Peter Pilotto label’s reputation for pioneering fashion earned them the Best Emerging Talent Award at the British Fashion Awards in 2009. This A/W 2012-13 collection adds various Asian subculture references, from Japanese…

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FASHION SHENZHEN: GROUND SHOW & HAIPING XIE – LONDON S/S 2011

[qt:http://xxxxmagazine.tv/videos/mov/fashionweek/londonss2011/LFW_SS11_Shenzhen-Haiping_Xie_v2-ipad.mov 640 360] HAIPING XIE COLLECTION VIDEO From Shenzhen, China, fashion designer Haiping Xie made his launch this season at Vauxhall Fashion Scout: Fashion Shenzhen aiming to spread cultural awareness of designers from the region. Xie Haiping is the General Manager and Design Director of Haiping Design studio. He graduated from the Apparel Department of…

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