2015 Xiamen Fashion Week concludes
This year’s Xiamen Fashion Week hosted a closing ceremony on Sunday at the Paragon Center. The theme of the four-day event was shui, a play on the character for water in mandarin Chinese and the pronunciation of beauty in minnanhua.
Xiamen has designs as nation's fashion hub
When the Chinese website of The New York Times published an opinion piece last year asking if Xiamen is China's answer to Antwerp, Europe's avant-garde fashion hub, some nodded, while others doubted. The city was quick to react, with the first Xiamen International Fashion Week, an extension of the previous Xiamen fashion festival that opened on Thursday.
Lingerie show meets theatre at Xiamen Fashion Week
An amazing combination of a theatre play and lingerie show kicked off the 2015 Xiamen International Fashion Week in Fujian Province on November 26. Chinese high-end lingerie brand Aimer created a spectacular and rather unusual fashion show by using a stage as a catwalk at the Minnan Grand Theatre.
Xiamen seeks ways to nurture fashion industry
As the fashion industry booms in Xiamen, more manpower and intelligence need to be injected into the sector, experts said during the Xiamen International Fashion Week Forum on Saturday. The contributions of such industry experts "is expected to bring in a so-called 'chemistry complex' that will transform the city", said Wang Jun, forum organizer and executive chairman of the China Fashion Forum.