Top Chinese models on the global stage

2013-02-15 14:04:30

Liu Wen

Faces from China in fashion

2013-02-15 14:04:30

Five years ago, New York Fashion Week catwalks were devoid of Chinese models. Now, some of the biggest names in the business are Chinese.

Chinese design students focus on US

2013-02-15 14:04:30

China's growing luxury market and increased exposure to international fashion brands over the last decade have led to steep jumps in enrollment of Chinese students in US fashion schools, with many of those graduates expected to eventually return to China to grow an industry that still depends heavily on Western talent.

Young student's cartoon-face tote bags are a hit

2013-02-15 14:04:30

No matter how many accolades or how much media attention Wu Mengdi receives, the up-and-coming handbag designer says she's really not all that artistically inclined.

Oil riches flow from Beijing to New York with fine art

2013-02-08 14:28:23

Although oil painting is a classical tradition in the West, the medium was only introduced to China at the beginning of the 20th century.

Catwalks take on Chinese look for fashion week

2013-02-08 14:26:57

As many as eight designers of Chinese descent are among the 90 who are showcasing their Fall 2013 collections during New York Fashion Week.

NBA to usher in Lunar New Year

2013-02-08 14:26:57

The Washington Wizards are getting in shape, and the team's rejuvenation may get a further boost from Lunar New Year festivities this weekend.

Western psychics see a starry future in China

2013-02-04 13:33:10

Divination in China is almost as old as the history of the Middle Kingdom, but having the future told by foreign psychics is a new slant.

Retail dream energizes solar proprietor

2013-02-01 13:24:15

Zhong's latest venture, Solar Planet, is the first of its kind in Palo Alto, California, but the 46-year-old businesswoman has bigger dreams - a nationwide network of solar-power emporiums that would be franchised.

Red Light Nation: A look at Chinese sexual awakening

2013-02-01 13:24:15

In Behind the Red Door, the journalist Richard Burger suggests that while it is tempting to view China's growing openness toward sex to be in delayed parallel to the West, the country's sexual history has traveled a separate course.

Markets put in the dock

2013-02-01 07:55:58

Chinese are becoming aware of the moral limits of market forces, says Harvard academic.

Program strikes new tone for opera students

2013-01-31 11:39:36

How difficult is it to sing opera in Mandarin?