From ‘Made in China’ to ‘Designed in China’, world factory turns into fashion trendsetter
While Made in China tags on clothing are increasingly being replaced by Made in Vietnam and Made in Bangladesh ones, the world’s catwalks are seeing clothes that are not just made, but also designed in China.
China, a large economy once dubbed the world’s sweatshop, has turned into a global fashion trendsetter, standing for prestige, craftsmanship and beauty.
This was particularly evident at the recently concluded New York Fashion Week (NYFW), where about one third of the designers on the official schedule were ethnic Chinese.Chinese designer Wang Tao sees it as her duty to break the stereotype that clothes from China are poor in quality and lacking in originality. Read More