It was clear that Shanghai Fashion Week aims to be the most influential fashion trade platform in Asia. Press, buyers and a lot of fashion fans crowded around the venues of the main Xintiandi tents and the independent Labelhood platform to see what China’s fashion forces have to offer.


Shanghai Fashion Week 2018 SS

There is a total of 93 brilliant shows for this Shanghai Fashion Week 2018 SS. The platform this year presented an excellent selection of Chinese and Asian designers with an international reach, as many have showcased their collections also at Fashion Weeks in London and Paris.


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Mukzin by Kate Han

Mukzin was founded by Kate Han and her husband, George Feng, in 2014, aiming to give traditional Chinese costumes a modern twist.

MukzinKate Han和他的先生George Feng在2014年创立,品牌的初衷是要在传统中国服饰中融入摩登变化。

Mukzin Runway
Mukzin backstage

Heaven Gaia by Xiong Ying

Xiong Ying, the chief designer behind Heaven Gaia, is known for making couture dresses for "China’s Spring Festival Gala". In this collection, Heaven Gaia aimed to revive the "Four Great Beauties", who gained their reputation not just for their looks, but also for their influence over emperors.

熊英,Heaven Gaia的首席设计师,由于为《春晚》设计制作了多套礼服而为人所知。在这一系列中,Heaven Gaia的灵感来自复苏古代《四大美人》的神韵,这些佳丽之所以能名流千古,不仅仅因为她们容貌倾国倾城,更因为她们能以个人魅力左右皇帝的意愿。

Heaven Gaia Runway
Heaven Gaia Runway

Minki by Minki Cheng

Hong Kong-born Minki Cheng is one in a long line of Central Saint Martin’s graduates making their mark at Shanghai Fashion Week. Minki is a really creative brand, that proposes a modern approach to design, playing with sartorial memories, experimentations on innovative fabrics and unusual materials.

香港出生的Minki Cheng,毕业于中央圣马丁学院,在上海时装周上占有一席之地的设计师之一。Minki极富创意,品牌为设计带来现代气息,大胆挑战制衣传统,选用创新面料和不常见的材质来进行实验。

Central Saint Martin's grad Minki Cheng was a favorite of Lane Crawford buyer Jillian Xin. (Photo by Katie Wallis)
Minki Runway

Angel Chen

Angel Chen is another Central Saint Martin’s graduate. Her SS17 collection is inspired by the ancient book “Shan Hai Jing”, a historic text depicting various stories of monsters from land and sea.

Angel Chen也是中央圣马丁学院毕业生中的一员。她的2017春夏系列受古籍《山海经》的启发,这是一本描述了山川大陆各种奇珍异兽的志怪故事集。

Angel Chen SS17 collection

Combining Chinese heritage and craft innovation, Angel experimented and integrated in SS17 collection boundary-pushing fabrics and new techniques like dissolvable embroidery fillings, creating multifunctional pieces that can be worn dozens of different ways, taking the principle of unisex to a new level.


Angel Chen SS17 collection

The Fashion Week also featured fairs and showrooms: Mode Shanghai, On-Timeshow and Not Showroom, to name only a few, that gave the chance to numerous brands to show their creations to buyers and insiders.

此外,时装周还聚焦多种交易会和展示厅: Shanghai模式实时秀场 不止展示厅,上述仅仅是一部分,这些活动让众多品牌有机会向买手和业界人士展示他们的作品。

Shanghai Fashion Week 2018 SS

There are countless people devote to every season of Shanghai Fashion Week, with many attentions worldwide. The future of Shanghai Fashion Week will continue to uphold the cultural awareness and cultural self-confidence, moving forward to explore more lavish and suitable for locals, leading the fashion industry and taking the role of convergence!


Source: Shanghai Fashion Week


Angela Bi is an international citizen who has lived both in Shanghai and Vancouver Canada. She’s worked in immigration for over a decade and has experienced first hand the joys of living overseas. Angela Bi 是生活在中国上海及加拿大温哥华两地的世界公民。她从事专业移民行业已有十余载,并掌握着旅居海外的一手乐活体验。

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