Bohan Qiu

Born and raised in Shenzhen, Bohan Qiu later lived in Vancouver, Hong Kong, Paris, Shanghai and Beijing. He stumbled upon the fashion industry by chance after being discovered as a model in Paris. Having studied politics and journalism, he likes to look at things from a different perspective and is interested by how fashion and culture influence our socio-economic environment. Currently, he is the senior PR Executive at a leading luxury e-commerce site, as well as the Co-Founder of Copenhagen/Hong Kong-based accessories brand TOTEM COLLECTIVE.
Bohan Qiu
Born and raised in Shenzhen, Bohan Qiu later lived in Vancouver, Hong Kong, Paris, Shanghai and Beijing. He stumbled upon the fashion industry by chance after being discovered as a model in Paris. Having studied politics and journalism, he likes to look at things from a different perspective and is interested by how fashion and culture influence our socio-economic environment. Currently, he is the senior PR Executive at a leading luxury e-commerce site, as well as the Co-Founder of Copenhagen/Hong Kong-based accessories brand TOTEM COLLECTIVE.

Latest from Bohan Qiu

How Chinese designers have made Shanghai, ‘Paris of the East’, into a global fashion hub

The ‘made in China’ community spirit in the city among home-grown brands, such as Labelhood, Shushu/Tong, Caroline Hu and Pronounce, is a nurturing environment for new ideas

10 Jun 2019 - 1:00PM

The ‘made in China’ community spirit in the city among home-grown brands, such as Labelhood, Shushu/Tong, Caroline Hu and Pronounce, is a nurturing environment for new ideas

How Chinese designers have made Shanghai, ‘Paris of the East’, into a global fashion hub
6 Chinese fashion designers with global appeal at Shanghai Fashion Week

Caroline Hu, Liushu Lei and Yutong Jiang – better known as Shushu/Tong – and Mei Chen of Märchen were among those with creations that impressed at Shanghai Fashion Week

14 Apr 2019 - 4:00PM

Caroline Hu, Liushu Lei and Yutong Jiang – better known as Shushu/Tong – and Mei Chen of Märchen were among those with creations that impressed at Shanghai Fashion Week

6 Chinese fashion designers with global appeal at Shanghai Fashion Week
Feast at these 4 private kitchens in Shanghai – if you can get a reservation

Numerous private kitchens have sprung up in the city, and their addresses are often secret

13 Mar 2019 - 1:00PM

Numerous private kitchens have sprung up in the city, and their addresses are often secret

Feast at these 4 private kitchens in Shanghai – if you can get a reservation
5 things to know about ‘China’s Rambo’ Wu Jing – martial arts star of ‘Wandering Earth’

The action star and director is best known for his roles in such films as ‘Tai Chi Boxer’, ‘Fatal Contact’ and ‘Wolf Warrior’

22 Feb 2019 - 3:08PM

The action star and director is best known for his roles in such films as ‘Tai Chi Boxer’, ‘Fatal Contact’ and ‘Wolf Warrior’

5 things to know about ‘China’s Rambo’ Wu Jing – martial arts star of ‘Wandering Earth’
3 things we can learn from Dolce & Gabbana’s China ‘racism’ scandal

Last week’s Great Show in Shanghai was cancelled after the likes of Zhang Ziyi, Chen Kun and Huang Xiaoming reacted to an online advertising campaign and subsequent alleged comments

26 Nov 2018 - 2:15PM

Last week’s Great Show in Shanghai was cancelled after the likes of Zhang Ziyi, Chen Kun and Huang Xiaoming reacted to an online advertising campaign and subsequent alleged comments

3 things we can learn from Dolce & Gabbana’s China ‘racism’ scandal
Should luxury brands really be cashing in on the radical idealism of youth movements?

The 2018 Fall/Winter Gucci campaign was a tribute to the May 1968 Paris movement – but is it right for such companies to harness the often naive ideals those young radicals displayed half a century ago?

12 Aug 2018 - 2:01PM

The 2018 Fall/Winter Gucci campaign was a tribute to the May 1968 Paris movement – but is it right for such companies to harness the often naive ideals those young radicals displayed half a century ago?

Should luxury brands really be cashing in on the radical idealism of youth movements?
Is designer homeware the latest must-have craze of Chinese millennials?

Twenty-something professionals keen to rent or buy a property are now tired of ‘cookie-cutter’ homes and want quality items that reflect their personalities

23 May 2018 - 10:01AM

Twenty-something professionals keen to rent or buy a property are now tired of ‘cookie-cutter’ homes and want quality items that reflect their personalities

Is designer homeware the latest must-have craze of Chinese millennials?
Is Seoul Fashion Week really going global? 

Designs are avant-garde but quality needs improvement

30 Mar 2018 - 5:02PM

Designs are avant-garde but quality needs improvement

Is Seoul Fashion Week really going global? 
Can Hedi Slimane really replace Phoebe Philo at Celine? 

The photographer and designer is one of the most charismatic characters in modern fashion, but his new appointment is not entirely without controversy

15 Feb 2018 - 12:03PM

The photographer and designer is one of the most charismatic characters in modern fashion, but his new appointment is not entirely without controversy

Can Hedi Slimane really replace Phoebe Philo at Celine? 
Hong Kong, give young creatives a chance to pursue their dreams
Millennial perspectives from the ‘slasher’ generation redefine youth identity
Are fashion and art collaborations worth the hype?