Everyone wants to be in China, very few truly understand the barriers to entry that go beyond just the government bureaucracy. Great introductory article from Luxury Daily to get minds moving in the right direction when a brand decides to approach the Awoken Dragon. Unfortunately, though, as so many companies seek to do business in China, fears are starting to set in that China may not be able to carry luxury through what people are starting to suspect will be a global recession. Claer Barrett at FT reports.
Moving from China to the exquisite world of Ready to Wear High Fashion, Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen deliciously impresses me. Very rarely do I view an entire collection that can handle all of my personal curves. The Spring RTW from Alexander McQueen handles eloquently that which is most feminine. Sarah Burton is doing a fantastic job as the encore to the label’s namesake.