Singer Rihanna, wearing a dress by the Beijing-based designer Guo Pei, arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala 2015. The designer started showing at Paris Couture week in January 2016. Photo: Reuters

Asian fashion rivals Western brands as customers take pride in home-grown labels

Half the world’s high-end fashion is bought by Asian consumers, most aged under 35, and they are increasingly confident in their own style and in Chinese, Korean and Japanese brands

Topic |   Fashion in Hong Kong and China

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Singer Rihanna, wearing a dress by the Beijing-based designer Guo Pei, arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala 2015. The designer started showing at Paris Couture week in January 2016. Photo: Reuters
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