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Shanghai’s new luxury hotels

2010 has seen a flurry of new hotels opening in Shanghai ahead of the start of the World Expo, which runs for six months from May 1. Marriott, Peninsula, InterContinental and Fairmont are amongst the brands joining Shanghai’s luxury market. InterContinental has opened the new Shanghai Expo hotel as the city completes its final preparations [...]

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Citroen Metropolis Concept inspired by China

The French carmaker has just unveiled today the Citroen Metropolis concept which will be premiered at the Shanghai World Fair from 1st of May 2010. Created by Citroën‘s international design team – based in Shanghai since 2008 – Citroën Metropolis will be on show in the French Pavilion at the Shanghai World Fair from 1st [...]

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China’s mainland has over 875,000 multimillionaires

The Hurun Research Institute published the 2010 Hurun Wealth Report today for the second consecutive year. The report analyses the number and distribution of China’s wealthy across the nation’s major cities and provinces. The report shows that there are 875,000 people with more than RMB 10million (EUR 1.1M / USD 1.47M) in China today, an [...]

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Chanel Celebrating the 2010 Shanghai World Expo

To celebrate the Universal Exhibition in Shanghai, Chanel is launching the Chanel Shanghai accessories collection inspired by the delights of China. This limited-edition collection, which includes bracelets, necklaces, handbags and earrings, will debut at Chanel’s five mainland boutiques this May.

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Prada First Spring by Yang Fudong

The short film “First Film” is Prada‘s latest collaboratin with avant-garde filmmaker Yang Fudong. Featuring young men dressed in Prada menswear, the black & white film portays a timeless, dreamlike realm where anything is possible. The film was shot in Shanghai, according to Prada the film was inspired by the Chinese adage that “the whole [...]

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Chanel’s Shanghai fashion show

After last year’s Moscow extravaganza, Chanel’s head designer Karl Lagerfeld relocated to Shanghai last week to present his yearly Maison d’Arts collection at the label’s freshly inaugurated boutique at the Peninsula Hotel. As in past years, ‘King Karl’ has documented his creation process meticulously — videos can now be watched on YouTube.

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