In recent years, Asia’s footwear market has boomed drastically. With its climbing revenue, it comes as no surprise that even people in the West are getting enamored by homegrown Asian shoe brands that ace the branding and quality game.
It seems BTS did not only take k-pop by storm but also fashion. The K-pop group walked Louis Vuitton’s FW21 runway as their global ambassadors. The pop icons graced the show in a fashion film directed by Jeon Go-woon.
The Asian Fashion scene is still dominated by the Western image of beauty and it’s not surprising to see models with skin white as snow everywhere. Thankfully, Asia is starting to embrace racial diversity by welcoming Black models.
Mammoth lingerie retailer Victoria’s Secret has ditched the Angels and their wings in favor of something more inspiring – the Victoria’s Secret Collective. The brand’s drastic shift is in line with their efforts to catch up with the times.
Chinese fashion e-commerce brand Shein overtook Amazon as the most downloaded app in iOs and Android in the US. The app started in 2008 and specialized in selling bikinis, dresses, and loungewear.
Americans like their lingerie to be risque, Europeans prefer it more classy, and Chinese remain a bit shy but are opening up. But the biggest order of all came from North Korea.
Kai of K-pop group EXO made history as the first Korean celebrity to release his collection with fashion powerhouse Gucci. This special capsule collaboration adds a surprising element to Gucci’s classic vibe.
Cute cartoon animals have been at the heart of Hong Kong clothing brand Chickeeduck since 1990, displayed on everything from t-shirts and tote bags to baby rompers and pillows.
Los Angeles-based streetwear brand Chinatown Market has announced its support to the AAPI community and promised to change its name as a response to the backlash and an online petition demanding the brand to change its branding.
China on Thursday launched a PR war on Western brands critical of rights abuses against Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang, with celebrities severing ties to Nike and Adidas, H&M facing a boycott and Burberry dumped from a deal with a gaming giant.
Sri Lanka has asked retail giant Amazon to take down bikinis, briefs and doormats featuring the nation’s lion flag from its site, authorities said Sunday, two days after it protested against the Chinese-made products.
The sound of men punching holes into colorful rubber sheets reverberates across a tiny studio in India’s largest slum — an unlikely birthplace for luxury handbags made by a marginalized community seeking to reclaim its identity.
Jeremy Lin made history when he became the first-ever Asian-American NBA player to have his signature basketball shoe called the Xtep JLin One. The shoe was released after more than a decade of playing professional basketball.
Luxury fashion house Prada has cut ties with a popular Chinese actress amid claims that she abandoned her children born to surrogates abroad after breaking up with her boyfriend.
Made from delicate silk, intricately embroidered and with vast, flared sleeves: Vietnamese 19th-century outfits do not seem a perfect fit for life in the country’s hectic modern cities.