Despite relentless political folly, British labels are rising above Brexit and exciting discerning Chinese consumers. Illustration: Craig Stephens

How British brands are beating the Brexit blues by luring discerning Chinese buyers – with Weibo and WeChat

Marks & Spencer and Pret A Manger may have flopped – but brands from Burberry to Rolls-Royce and Whittard are beloved in China for their bold, barmy, British heritage

Topic |   Britain

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Despite relentless political folly, British labels are rising above Brexit and exciting discerning Chinese consumers. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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Simone Rocha – whose work was presented at London Fashion Week – is one of several young Chinese designer making waves in Britain. But where will they stand after Brexit? Photo: Reuters

London Fashion Week: The UK is open for Chinese designers, but for how long?

Chinese designers Huishan Zhang, Yuhan Wang, Timothy Mo and Taiwanese designer Jamie Wei Huang are making waves in the UK capital – but where will they stand after Brexit?

Topic |   London Fashion Week

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Simone Rocha – whose work was presented at London Fashion Week – is one of several young Chinese designer making waves in Britain. But where will they stand after Brexit? Photo: Reuters
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