Bridal gown designer Vera Wang recently opened her first Chinese boutique, and brides are being charged to even try on the gowns.
Italian menswear brand Corneliani has opened a prestigious new flagship store in Shanghai’s Citic Square.
The 171-room Twelve at Hengshan is the fourth property in China for Starwood’s premium Luxury Collection brand of hotels.
Patek Philippe has opened its second store in China, a 13,000-square-foot retail outlet and parlor in Shanghai in the former residence of the British consulate.
Overlooking Huangxing Park in Yangpu district, the 188-room WH Ming Hotel Shanghai is expected to officially open by the end of 2012
The roll-out of Saint Laurent Paris boutiques will begin in Shanghai on Tuesday, with upcoming openings planned in Paris and Berlin.
Bulgari Hotels & Resorts will open a new hotel in Shanghai in 2015and will be located in a riverside complex in the artistic district of Suhe Creek.
To celebrate the brand’s 20th anniversary in China, Louis Vuitton has opened its first Maison in Shanghai on July 21.
Located on the 24th floor of the Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao hotel, the 30 meters long swimming pool is in suspension over the edge.
Construction began last month on Shanghai’s first “groundscraper”, soon to be the InterContinental Shimao Shanghai Wonderland.
Only 20 limited-edition 458 Italia cars featuring a golden dragon on the front bonnet will be showcased in Shanghai.
Shanghai has become a popular destination for maisons to host exhibitions documenting their legacy, with Van Cleef & Arpels the latest brand to announce a retrospective exhibition.
Hyatt brand Andaz has officially opened the Andaz Shanghai, a 28-storey landmark which adds yet another top-end property to the city’s booming luxury hotel market. The Andaz Shanghai’s 307 rooms opened to the public for the first time October 18, marking the first entry of the Andaz brand into Asia. With rooms that offer views … Continued
Influential magazine Condé Nast Traveler has named the Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong as the best hotel in the world in its annual Readers’ Choice survey. The publication, announcing the results ahead of the November issue, revealed the Shanghai hotel’s victory ahead of Peninsula House in the Dominican Republic, which won second place, October 11. The Four … Continued
Thousands of rich Shanghai residents have turned China’s most cosmopolitan city into the luxury capital of a country that is expected to become the world’s largest market for the sector between 2012 and 2015. Shanghai topped China’s luxury market in 2010-11 with 18% of overall sales, ahead of Beijing’s 16% and the eastern city of … Continued
The Absolut Art Collection Tour is about to make its final stop in Shanghai after touring across Asia Pacific over the past few months. The Absolut Art Collection, a celebration of art, creativity and popular culture, includes works by Andy Warhol, Francesco Clemente, Rosemarie Trockel, Béatrice Cussol and Angus Fairhurst, to name a few. This … Continued
Harry Winston Diamond Corp, the Canadian mining group which owns the jewelers, has this week announced plans to build a flagship store in Shanghai. And it will be hard to miss, boasting a 12-meter high façade a company spokesman says will be like a “billboard to the world, a billboard to the Chinese people.” The … Continued
Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company, announces the soft opening of its first five-star luxury hotel in China at the Himalayas Centre in Pudong, Shanghai. Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai features 401 contemporary Chinese-style guestrooms, including 62 suites and residences, four restaurants and lounges, a 24-hour fitness centre and indoor swimming pool. The hotel also … Continued
The tastes of China’s wealthy are shifting away from designer goods with flashy logos to more understated luxury brands, the chief executive of French fashion house Chloe said Friday. That shift has helped Chloe become one of the Swiss luxury goods company Richemont Group‘s fastest-growing labels in China, its CEO said. “China has been very … Continued
Shangri-La has debuted a new luxury five star brand with the opening of a new hotel in Shanghai February 18. Kerry Hotels is a new five-star contemporary brand from Shangri-La which provides “a seamless link between business, entertainment and recreation.” The new Shanghai Pudong property offers 574 guestrooms decked out with the latest technology such … Continued