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Highlights of 2013 China Fashion Week

04-02-2013 10:10 BJT

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Curtains fell at the 2013 China Fashion Week, and it’s just in time for a review of exactly what was seen at this year’s event.

Not just fashion trends, the catwalk has also revealed the rising powers in the China fashion industry.

One of the key phrases at this year’s event was custom-made design. As customers’ pockets are getting bigger than ever, their needs are becoming tougher to satisfy. The age of custom tailoring may have finally dawned.

But the majority of the shows were still focused on ready-to-wears. Jefen/Xie Feng, Dancing Wolves, Gabriele Colangelo, each dazzled on the catwalk with their new collections. And for more insights into the fashion industry, our interviews with elite designers will not disappoint you.

A model presents a creation by designer Cai Zhonghan during the China
Fashion Week in Beijing, capital of China, March 30, 2013. (Xinhua/
Chen Jianli)

But the stage was not only for fashion veterans. Students from costume design majors also had a place. For them it was the biggest opportunity to show their talents; for the viewers, nothing is better than seeing works created by fresh young minds.

As for the most important apparel in a person’s life, a glamorous show of all types of wedding gowns offered the latest trends and designs. Our host will lead you in the experience of finding the perfect dress.

Models present creations at the Korean Designers' Collection show during the China Fashion
Week (A/W 2013/2014) in Beijing, capital of China, March 29, 2013. (Xinhua/Li Mingfang)

A model presents a creation designed by Chinese designer
Wang Yutao during the China Fashion Week in Beijing, capital
of China, March 28, 2013. (Xinhua/Li Mingfang)

But the runway is never just for apparel. What would fashion look like without all the beautiful, long-legged women? Want to know more about the models’ thoughts on the business and the latest trends? We have an inside conversation, and plenty of interviews to provide outlook on the group seen as "the world’s prettiest women."

In this edition, we’ll have plenty of catwalk shots, interviews and inside reports, giving you all you need to know about the fashion event. Now let’s head out to the field with the our CCTV reporters.

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