Founded in Paris by designer Lucien Wang, a Berçot graduate. LUCIEN WANG is a high end ready to wear brand also has its accessories and fragrance lines. By working with the best suppliers and craftsmanship from Europe, using the same if not better material as top luxury labels like Hermès, Saint Laurent and Louis Vuitton. Having said “The heritage I wish to leave is a quality brand,” by the designer, LUCIEN WANG’s high-quality design is favoured by strong and independent female including French actress Sophie Marceau.
L1-18, Parkview Green, Beijing; +86 8563 8801
Chinese-born, London-based designer Huishan Zhang finished his study at prestige Central Saint Martin in 2010. Huishan Zhang believed many objects from China are so beautiful and can be transformed into fashion pieces that are suitable for the urban lifestyle. By incorporated lace made in his hometown Tsingtao and embroidery from Suzhou, where the Imperial robe originated. His garment often combined traditional Chinese design but with a modern twist. Alongside the flagship store located in the fashionable London Mayfair. HUISHAN ZHANG has stockists all over the world and can be found in Joyce in Shanghai, Selfridges in London and Bergdorf Goodman in New York.
5b Mount Street, London W1K 3NE; +44 207 491 8378
Being appointed as the first ever Chinese artistic director for French fashion house Cacharel in 2011. Designer Dawei Sun launched his own independent label, Dawei in 2016. Tailored shirts in whimsical prints, striped jumpsuits with cape and to be wrapped up warm in the oversize patterned coat this Autumn Winter. Dawei’s collection is quirky yet feminine. Highly recommended by the editor-in-chief of Elle China, Xiao Xue. Try on for yourself at various branches of Cachet or Lane Crawford. Also can be seen in many select shops in Japan, Kuwait and America.
Cachet, WTC, No.1, Jianguomen Outer Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing; + 86 10 8517 2968
When in need of a show-stopping dress for any occasion. Atelier by Fang is your best option. Expected to be treated like a princess in her Shanghai studio, surrounding by gowns that have attention to details in every inch. Before starting her own label, designer Fang Yang studied Fashion at Esmod in Paris. While the couture line, Atelier by Fang is only available to buy via appointment-only, the more affordable diffusion range, by Fang, stocks in both Asia and across the pond. Fang Yang’s design is beloved by many young entrepreneurs globally and the designer was listed as one of the “Five faces of China” according to Newsweek.
Rm. 1202, Bg. 2, 1268 Kang Ding Lu, Shanghai; +86.21.523.86776
Chinese superstar Bingbing Fan’s favourite designer is Christopher Bu, whose fabulous gowns have graced the likes of Met Gala and Cannes film festival numerous times thanks to Fan. Now, you don’t haev to be an A-lister to get a slice of the action, his more affordable line Chris puts his frocks at a lower price range. When travelling to Beijing, Shanghai or Shenzhen, make sure to stop by his boutiques and pick up some playful outfits from the celebrity stylist. Translucent and delicate tulles that can show off the skin tone underneath or off-the-shoulders dresses are perfect for a hot summer holiday.
No. 25 Juer Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beijing; +86-10-52834540