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New 2013 col­lec­tion by Suzhou Cob­blers. Via BNC.…

BNC Event

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Last week, BNC held a rather extrav­a­gant event at Gehua (home to many cre­ative firms and organ­i­sa­tions such as Bei­jing Design Week). The event was attended by many high fly­ers, includ­ing Huang Yichuan and even Hong Huang her­self. We hope to catch up with Hong Huang soon; mean­while, please enjoy our friends’ blurry snaps!…

Brand New China

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Pub­lisher of iLOOK mag­a­zine, blog­ger and tire­less pro­moter of home-grown Chi­nese design, Hong Huang prob­a­bly needs no intro­duc­tion to most. Her store, Brand New China (or BNC, sit­u­ated in San­l­i­tun Vil­lage North in Bei­jing) spe­cialises in designs by up-and-coming domes­tic design­ers and is “among a hand­ful of Bei­jing bou­tiques that cater to the bur­geon­ing demand from more adven­tur­ous shoppers…many of whom are look­ing for some­thing beyond low-end Chi­nese brands or higher-end West­ern brands that dom­i­nate the market”.…

Chinese Fashion News Update!

I finally had a bit of time to fin­ish up the Chi­nese Fash­ion News sec­tion, although there are some sto­ries I haven’t put up yet but will get to soon… But I hope you find this both infor­ma­tive and use­ful for the time being, and I would love some tips on other good sources for Chi­nese Fash­ion News!…

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      Hong Kong-based ilive­to­mor­row recently trav­elled to the Main­land to take part in Bei­jing Design Week 2012. Show­cas­ing works from long-term col­lab­o­ra­tors, such as Design China favourites Pili Wu and Julie & Jesse, and new works from the likes of Xiaodong (whose pieces we first spot­ted dur­ing our trav­els to Jingdezhen), Rad­i­cal Mate­ri­al­ity was an exhi­bi­tion that pre­sented “an experience…where objects and pro­to­types empha­sise con­cep­tual and visual knowledge”.…