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“Fashion” in the Chinese Context

Christine Tsui

Christine Tsui is a visiting lecturer in the Shanghai Institute of China Academy of Arts. She has published books (in Chinese) including: Wedding Gown: Let the Gown Witness Your Love; Tailors’ Story: from Tailors to Top Designers; Dialogue with Chinese Designers of 3 Generations: Pursuing the Dream (Shanghai designers only). She is also a managing director of a local Chinese fashion brand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern Fashion Traditions : Negotiating Tradition and Modernity through Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...I intend to conduct additional research on the definition of “fashion” in Chinese in the context of the fashion industry.Christine Tsui adopts a textual analysis framework to explore the history of the concept of fashion in China...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students will be able to: Explore why collaborations with idols are so important in the marketing of fashion and cosmetics in China. Analyze what ultimately caused consumers to boycott...

Conclusion

Christine Tsui

Christine Tsui is a visiting lecturer in the Shanghai Institute of China Academy of Arts. She has published books (in Chinese) including: Wedding Gown: Let the Gown Witness Your Love; Tailors’ Story: from Tailors to Top Designers; Dialogue with Chinese Designers of 3 Generations: Pursuing the Dream (Shanghai designers only). She is also a managing director of a local Chinese fashion brand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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China Fashion : Conversations with Designers

Berg, 2009

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...Since the revolution in China, the post-Mao era (1978–2008) has encompassed thirty years. Compared with the history of mankind, thirty years is the blink of an eye. But these past thirty years were an undeniable turning point in China...

National Minorities in Heilongjiang Province

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 6 : East Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Many ethnic minorities, including four of China’s smallest and most isolated groups, live in its northeastern region, primarily in Heilongjiang province and in Inner Mongolia near the Siberian border. These groups used to live almost...

Footbinding

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Footbinding was specific to and unique to traditional Chinese culture. Its various names conveyed its multifaceted image in Chinese eyes: chanzu (binding feet) called attention to the mundane action of swaddling the body with a piece...

Hakka

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 6 : East Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The Hakka people, who are estimated to number 75,000,000 worldwide, are considered to be ethnically Chinese, not an ethnic minority group within China. They read and write standard Chinese, and their language is one of the approximately...

Introduction

Christine Tsui

Christine Tsui is a visiting lecturer in the Shanghai Institute of China Academy of Arts. She has published books (in Chinese) including: Wedding Gown: Let the Gown Witness Your Love; Tailors’ Story: from Tailors to Top Designers; Dialogue with Chinese Designers of 3 Generations: Pursuing the Dream (Shanghai designers only). She is also a managing director of a local Chinese fashion brand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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China Fashion : Conversations with Designers

Berg, 2009

Book chapter

...Fashion, as the reflection of culture, history and the socio-economic status of a nation, has always been an important and fascinating subject. The world’s interest in fashion can be attributed, at least partially, to fashion designers...

The 1980s: The First Generation—Pioneers

Christine Tsui

Christine Tsui is a visiting lecturer in the Shanghai Institute of China Academy of Arts. She has published books (in Chinese) including: Wedding Gown: Let the Gown Witness Your Love; Tailors’ Story: from Tailors to Top Designers; Dialogue with Chinese Designers of 3 Generations: Pursuing the Dream (Shanghai designers only). She is also a managing director of a local Chinese fashion brand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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China Fashion : Conversations with Designers

Berg, 2009

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...Background Socio-Economic Conditions In the 1980s, although the general economy was dominated by state-owned enterprises, the open-door policy encouraged people to be self-employed, or partner with other people and form a collective firm....

National Minorities in Gansu and Qinghai Provinces

John E. Vollmer

John E. Vollmer is an internationally renowned curator and scholar in the fields of Asian art, textiles and costumes, decorative arts and design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 6 : East Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Gansu province lies between the Tibetan Plateau and Inner Mongolia. Its relatively flat terrain forms a natural corridor between China and Inner Asia. Here trade routes between the Far East, Inner Asia, West Asia, and Europe, often referred...

The 1990S: The Second Generation—Practitioners

Christine Tsui

Christine Tsui is a visiting lecturer in the Shanghai Institute of China Academy of Arts. She has published books (in Chinese) including: Wedding Gown: Let the Gown Witness Your Love; Tailors’ Story: from Tailors to Top Designers; Dialogue with Chinese Designers of 3 Generations: Pursuing the Dream (Shanghai designers only). She is also a managing director of a local Chinese fashion brand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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China Fashion : Conversations with Designers

Berg, 2009

Book chapter

...Background Socio-Economic Conditions By the beginning of the1990s, the political environment in China was becoming more relaxed. Debate over whether developing the nation’s economy was equivalent to capitalism finally came to a conclusion...