The tropical island province was supposed to be a world-class beach destination by 2020. What went wrong?
It was a trend happening before the world went into lockdown due to Covid-19, but luxury brands now need to find their space online to survive
China may be the world’s largest market for luxury goods, but the bulk of purchases are still made on trips abroad – where products are up to 40 per cent cheaper
Affluent Chinese millennials and Gen Z are flocking to fancy French and British-style etiquette schools which teach young women the skills to adapt to globalisation with elegance and poise
Any exchange student could have avoided the epic T-shirt fails made by Versace, Coach and Givenchy – but how can Western brands not just avoid trouble, but better engage with China’s vital customer base
On top of being more cost-effective, jet card schemes offer wealthy clients greater flexibility and convenience, and help in navigating red tape and complicated regulations
The Seoul Maison’s glass structure takes its cue from the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris and is a collaboration between Frank Gehry and Peter Marino
More than 500 million people are expected to buy something online as part of Alibaba’s Singles’ Day shopping festival – but how can luxury brands build an audience while maintaining integrity?
Ne Zha broke domestic box office records and earned US$700 million, but can Chinese animation studios beat current leaders US and Japan in the global market?
Boasting an Apple store, more than 300 retail and dining outlets, its new Jewel complex, an IMAX cinema and more, Singapore’s Changi was the leader, but can China’s Daxing, with its luxury brands and similar dining and shopping offers, beat it?
Featuring a video created by director Sofia Coppola and five new exhibits, the latest Tokyo showing is inspired by Coco Chanel’s private creation studio
An impressive range of Rolex Day-Dates are among the 485 lots going under the hammer at Antiquorum’s Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces auction
Apple pulled a controversial app, Activision Blizzard sacked a gamer and Versace, Coach and Givenchy all pulled T-shirts that were ‘offensive’ to China
The gay, transgender and gender-fluid fashion and beauty icons who are defining a new generation of LGBTQ+ style
A retired Tsinghua University architecture professor brings the landmark burned by British and French troops during the second opium war to vivid life.
Two decades ago, Chinese archery appeared extinct, but renewed interest in the practice – the third of the six noble competencies – and demand for artisanal weapons has brought it back from the brink
The artisans of Zigong in Sichuan province are hitting the replica-dinosaur ball out of the Jurassic park, supplying four out of every five models of the prehistoric beasts around the world