Jing Daily

Jing Daily

Launched in 2009, Jing Daily is a leading digital publication on luxury consumer trends in China. Professionals seeking to understand China’s complex and rapidly evolving luxury industry look to Jing Daily for fresh and accurate insights. They publish up-to-the-minute news updates, reports on key trends, insights from leading industry figures, and in-depth analysis on this vitally important market.

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Why are Li Xian and Wang Yibo wearing women’s clothes? Male Chinese celebrities are leading a gender-neutral fashion trend at odds with the country’s anti-K-pop traditional values

Chinese state media has repeatedly criticised K-pop for its ‘feminising’ influence on young men – but now male stars and influencers are integrating fashion-forward women’s designs into their wardrobe

Chinese state media has repeatedly criticised K-pop for its ‘feminising’ influence on young men – but now male stars and influencers are integrating fashion-forward women’s designs into their wardrobe

30 Aug 2021 - 12:04PM
Should China’s idols really be brand ambassadors? Kris Wu and Zheng Shuang had legions of fans to promote to, but then came those scandals …

China’s pop and TV stars have legions of fans ready to splurge to support their idols, but scandals draw plenty of bad press … and even government crackdowns

China’s pop and TV stars have legions of fans ready to splurge to support their idols, but scandals draw plenty of bad press … and even government crackdowns

10 Aug 2021 - 2:00PM
Is the Birkin the only product that Hermès really needs? The iconic bag helped the brand outperform LVMH and Kering in early 2021 ... but now it’s getting into cosmetics with Hermès Beauty

The legendary handbags helped carry the brand to a better first quarter than LVMH and Kering, but Hermès continues to push the envelope by expanding into cosmetics

The legendary handbags helped carry the brand to a better first quarter than LVMH and Kering, but Hermès continues to push the envelope by expanding into cosmetics

27 Jul 2021 - 4:45PM
The problem with C-pop and luxury: why Chinese fans of Wang Yibo, Ouyang Nana and Fan Chengcheng can make or break a fashion brands like Chanel and Burberry

In today’s China, stars’ fans are quick to promote or to punish brands ... so companies must choose their ambassadors carefully and treat them well

In today’s China, stars’ fans are quick to promote or to punish brands ... so companies must choose their ambassadors carefully and treat them well

7 Jul 2021 - 3:58PM
Could Tiffany & Co. win over Gen Z by trading robin’s egg blue for yellow? LVMH’s jewellery brand takes on Cartier in China

When LVMH adopted a vibrant yellow for Tiffany instead of its signature robin’s egg blue on April Fool’s Day, it came as a shock – but could the switch win over Gen Z?

When LVMH adopted a vibrant yellow for Tiffany instead of its signature robin’s egg blue on April Fool’s Day, it came as a shock – but could the switch win over Gen Z?

2 Jul 2021 - 11:59AM
Opinion | A digital Gucci bag sold for US$4,000 on gaming platform Roblox – will virtual fashion really become a US$400 billion industry by 2025?

Gucci’s virtual Dionysus Bag with Bee recently sold for more than its IRL version – what else can we expect from virtual fashion, and will it really become a US$400 billion industry by 2025?

Gucci’s virtual Dionysus Bag with Bee recently sold for more than its IRL version – what else can we expect from virtual fashion, and will it really become a US$400 billion industry by 2025?

7 Jun 2021 - 2:28PM
How Hedi Slimane went from disappointment to success story in China: he earned Dior Homme and Saint Laurent millions, so can he do the same for Celine?

Chinese consumers were disappointed with his debut show for the brand, but now his creations are a hit among Chinese Gen Zers – so how did he do it, and what can we expect from him in future?

Chinese consumers were disappointed with his debut show for the brand, but now his creations are a hit among Chinese Gen Zers – so how did he do it, and what can we expect from him in future?

3 Jun 2021 - 10:00AM
China’s woke Gen Z want sustainability, mindfulness and ‘invisible luxury’– why pricey Western labels aren’t enough for conscious consumers in 2021

Well-educated consumers, with more choice than ever before, are looking for discretion, mindfulness and sustainability from the luxury sector

Well-educated consumers, with more choice than ever before, are looking for discretion, mindfulness and sustainability from the luxury sector

1 Jun 2021 - 9:00AM
These 4 types of people buy fake luxury goods: why even rich Chinese consumers choose counterfeit brands, and how to stop them

Are you a ‘dreamitator’ in disguise? Have you ever met a face saver or smart faker? These are the four types of consumers who lap up counterfeit brands – even if they can afford the real thing

Are you a ‘dreamitator’ in disguise? Have you ever met a face saver or smart faker? These are the four types of consumers who lap up counterfeit brands – even if they can afford the real thing

31 May 2021 - 3:40PM
China bans cannabis cosmetics yet remains a huge hemp producer – CBD might be trending around the world, but East Asia risks missing out on the buzz

CBD cosmetics are trending globally but China’s strict laws means millennials will miss out – despite the country being the world’s largest producer of hemp

CBD cosmetics are trending globally but China’s strict laws means millennials will miss out – despite the country being the world’s largest producer of hemp

8 May 2021 - 10:00AM
Are influencers over? Virtual KOLs offer brands a safe solution to win over China’s Gen Z – just ask Versace, Nike or Converse

Winning millennials over takes flexibility and sensitivity, as the likes of Adidas, Nike and Converse have recently found out – are controversy-free virtual KOLs the squeaky clean future of marketing?

Winning millennials over takes flexibility and sensitivity, as the likes of Adidas, Nike and Converse have recently found out – are controversy-free virtual KOLs the squeaky clean future of marketing?

6 May 2021 - 1:01PM
Ubras outsold Uniqlo at last year’s Singles’ Day and Victoria’s Secret push-ups are losing out to comfy, label-free underwear: how young Chinese brands are winning the bra wars

Chinese women are shunning Uniqlo and Victoria Secret’s fussier bra styles, opting instead for the comfier, simpler models created by home-grown brands Bananain, Neiwai and Ubras

Chinese women are shunning Uniqlo and Victoria Secret’s fussier bra styles, opting instead for the comfier, simpler models created by home-grown brands Bananain, Neiwai and Ubras

23 Jan 2021 - 9:00AM
Chinese ‘lipstick king’ Li Jiaqi’s dogs getting signed to an agency shows something Xiaomi, Versace and Burberry already know: China’s pet economy is booming – and luxury must get on board

Can luxury brands like Versace and Burberry compete with the home-grown Chinese pet lifestyle companies championed by Xiaomi and others?

Can luxury brands like Versace and Burberry compete with the home-grown Chinese pet lifestyle companies championed by Xiaomi and others?

10 Jan 2021 - 8:00AM
Opinion | The post Covid-19 luxury decade: 21 projections for 2021 and beyond – how Apple, Nike and Louis Vuitton will change to keep up with Gen Z and Chinese consumers

From flygskam (flight-shaming) and younger CEOs to lab-grown diamonds and boutiques with eye scanners – this is the future of luxury for brands like Louis Vuitton, Apple, Nike and more

From flygskam (flight-shaming) and younger CEOs to lab-grown diamonds and boutiques with eye scanners – this is the future of luxury for brands like Louis Vuitton, Apple, Nike and more

9 Jan 2021 - 11:00AM
Melania Trump and Nita Ambani’s beloved Hermès Birkins hold their value ‘better than gold’ during Covid-19 – here’s why

Melania Trump and Nita Ambani’s favourite handbags hold their value ‘better than gold’ during Covid-19 – here’s why

Melania Trump and Nita Ambani’s favourite handbags hold their value ‘better than gold’ during Covid-19 – here’s why

11 Jan 2021 - 11:57AM
LVMH and Tiffany & Co. make an unlikely match, but the US jeweller and Louis Vuitton’s parent company have one very important common goal: reaching Chinese millennials

The American jeweller will be the only non-European brand in the French behemoth’s stable – joining Louis Vuitton, Celine, Givenchy, et al – but the awkward match unites one big common goal

The American jeweller will be the only non-European brand in the French behemoth’s stable – joining Louis Vuitton, Celine, Givenchy, et al – but the awkward match unites one big common goal

16 Dec 2020 - 5:32PM
How Covid-19 and e-commerce killed China’s golden age of fashion – while millennial supermodels Liu Wen and He Sui became global names, Gen Zers are forced to look closer to home

‘Over 50 per cent of models will be unemployed in the future’ predicts fashion producer and KOL Peter Xu, but it’s not all doom and gloom – e-commerce and the local fashion market still offer Chinese models homegrown opportunities for success

‘Over 50 per cent of models will be unemployed in the future’ predicts fashion producer and KOL Peter Xu, but it’s not all doom and gloom – e-commerce and the local fashion market still offer Chinese models homegrown opportunities for success

10 Dec 2020 - 10:00AM
Opinion | What does Joe Biden’s presidency mean for luxury trade with China? Donald Trump’s successor enjoys support from fashion icons Anna Wintour and Karlie Kloss, but true change will be slow

While Biden’s more socially progressive agenda appeals to many fashion brands, his more modest shifts on trade policy may make a less drastic difference to their bottom line

While Biden’s more socially progressive agenda appeals to many fashion brands, his more modest shifts on trade policy may make a less drastic difference to their bottom line

10 Nov 2020 - 7:00AM
Opinion | Farfetch’s Tmall channels – following Alibaba and Richemont’s US$1 billion investment – show Britain’s flagship luxury e-commerce platform wooing Chinese consumers

E-commerce giant Alibaba and Richemont have bought a billion-dollar stake in the London-based luxury site, pivoting the spotlight further towards China’s exploding luxury market

E-commerce giant Alibaba and Richemont have bought a billion-dollar stake in the London-based luxury site, pivoting the spotlight further towards China’s exploding luxury market

9 Nov 2020 - 8:00AM
Covid-19’s second wave made China’s economy the world’s largest – here’s what that means for luxury brands in 2021, according to experts

With Covid-19 in its second wave in the West, China’s economy has overtaken the US as the world’s largest – here are 12 things luxury brands should do to get ahead in 2021, according to experts

With Covid-19 in its second wave in the West, China’s economy has overtaken the US as the world’s largest – here are 12 things luxury brands should do to get ahead in 2021, according to experts

2 Nov 2020 - 6:00AM
Opinion | Apple’s iPhone 12 faces fierce competition from Chinese smartphone brands Huawei, Xiaomi and Oppo – here’s why consumers are unimpressed

Netizens have slammed Apple’s latest smartphone and are increasingly turning towards domestic smartphone brands like Huawei, Xiaomi and Oppo – here’s why

Netizens have slammed Apple’s latest smartphone and are increasingly turning towards domestic smartphone brands like Huawei, Xiaomi and Oppo – here’s why

2 Nov 2020 - 10:25AM
Following Zegna, Coach, Balmain and Yohji Yamamoto, Britain’s A-Cold-Wall* taps China’s JD.com – how is Covid-era e-commerce changing millennial luxury shopping in China?

The brand follows Zegna, Coach and Balmain by joining e-commerce platforms to exploit China’s growing millennial, male-centric marketplace

The brand follows Zegna, Coach and Balmain by joining e-commerce platforms to exploit China’s growing millennial, male-centric marketplace

30 Sep 2020 - 6:00AM
Michelle Obama favourite J. Crew and Gwyneth Paltrow go-to Ralph Lauren among the US brands suffering as Chinese students flee American college education

When it comes to the valuable Asian market, US brands don’t perform as well when not on home turf – right now, that could be a problem

When it comes to the valuable Asian market, US brands don’t perform as well when not on home turf – right now, that could be a problem

28 Sep 2020 - 4:21PM
Gucci and Louis Vuitton show how luxury brands can survive in China post-pandemic – by staging outrageous fashion shows and apple-themed ad campaigns on Weibo and Douyin

Despite a growing millennial trend for homegrown labels, Gucci and Louis Vuitton are leading the battle to reestablish their market position after Covid-19

Despite a growing millennial trend for homegrown labels, Gucci and Louis Vuitton are leading the battle to reestablish their market position after Covid-19

20 Sep 2020 - 4:00PM
Will Chinese shoppers go back to Western luxury brands post-Covid-19? Without tourists, European luxury market looks poised to recover before US

With fewer Chinese tourists traversing the globe due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, luxury brands have taken a major hit

With fewer Chinese tourists traversing the globe due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, luxury brands have taken a major hit

18 Sep 2020 - 6:00PM
Can Mercedes and Porsche ever catch up with Tesla’s Model S? How Elon Musk’s innovative electric car is shaking up the luxury motor market

In 2020, a game-changing electric car with touch screens represents luxury more than traditional tailored upholstery

In 2020, a game-changing electric car with touch screens represents luxury more than traditional tailored upholstery

10 Sep 2020 - 6:10AM
Opinion | Was Balenciaga’s Qixi Festival handbag campaign a tasteless insult to China – or have netziens gone too far in condemning western brands?

Following in the footsteps of Dolce & Gabbana and Versace, Balenciaga is the latest Western brand to upset Chinese consumers – but did it really do anything wrong?

Following in the footsteps of Dolce & Gabbana and Versace, Balenciaga is the latest Western brand to upset Chinese consumers – but did it really do anything wrong?

15 Aug 2020 - 9:00AM
China’s brand-breaking blogger Mr Bags on why vintage Dior, Prada and Fendi is making a comeback – and why the Celine smiley is his favourite women’s handbag

His monthly ‘Mr. Bags’ Bag Ranking’ can make or break the biggest luxury brands in China, but what is tastemaker Liang Tao’s all-time favourite female accessory?

His monthly ‘Mr. Bags’ Bag Ranking’ can make or break the biggest luxury brands in China, but what is tastemaker Liang Tao’s all-time favourite female accessory?

29 Jul 2020 - 6:00PM
Young, female, Asian ... Fashion is finally diversifying as global leaders, including Gucci and Chloe’s owners, get Chinese females executives on board – at last

Fashion has long suffered from a lack of diversity, but Farfetch, Kering and Richemont are making headway by appointing Chinese-born female executives to their boards

Fashion has long suffered from a lack of diversity, but Farfetch, Kering and Richemont are making headway by appointing Chinese-born female executives to their boards

24 Jul 2020 - 4:13PM
Is China changing its LGBT views? Tmall campaigns and Weibo posts give us a hint

The vast majority of Chinese millennials and Gen Z are champions for shifting gender norms and modern relationships

The vast majority of Chinese millennials and Gen Z are champions for shifting gender norms and modern relationships

27 Apr 2020 - 9:00AM