Designer Tang Pushes Fashion in China – Sylvia Hui

 Attachments Shang Peijin Blueboatshanghai

From AP, via

David Tang is famous for founding the Shanghai Tang label that put Mandarin-collared shirts, cheongsam dresses and other Chinese-style on boutique shelves from New York to Paris.But one of his big regrets, he says, is that the clothes aren’t more popular in China.

The 52-year-old Hong Kong fashion mogul was recently watching China’s legislature on TV, and the one thing that jumped out at him was that most of the lawmakers were wearing near-identical Western clothes, he said.

“Everyone was in a suit and tie,” he complained in an interview with The Associated Press. “That seems to me to jar the very essence of Chinese wanting to have a .” [Full Text]

Image source:


CDT on Twitter

Google Ads 1


Giving Assistant

Amazon Smile

Google Ads 2

Anti-censorship Tools

Life Without Walls

Click on the image to download Firefly for circumvention

Open popup

Welcome back!

CDT is a non-profit media site, and we need your support. Your contribution will help us provide more translations, breaking news, and other content you love.