Five hot destinations for fashion shopping in East Asia
See our insider guides to the best places to buy clothes, jewellery and more
From Shanghai to Seoul and Bali to Delhi, East Asian cities ooze style. You'll be hard to put to avoid picking up some next time you visit any of these fashion capitals this summer. So we thought we'd make your shopping easier by pulling together our guides for Asian fashion buyers. Click on the headlines below to open our city guides.
The region's fashion savvy citizens have been channelling more energy into expressing themselves through their clothes, and in doing so have attracted the camera lens of Singapore-based British photographer James Bent in his new publication Asian Street Fashion (Thames & Hudson).
"It was completely unplanned," says the photographer, who had been writing short stories and was looking for interesting personalities to provide inspiration. Bent's book focuses on Asia, and aims to break away from stereotypes or preconceptions associated with each city, showing instead what he calls "that period in which fashion hit the streets with a nice mix of innocence and heartfelt development".