China’s luxury leather goods market remains resilient despite the pandemic

Chinese consumers were reported to spend 741 billion RMB on luxury goods in 2021, recording an increase of 36% compared to the previous year. Despite the impact of Covid-19, China’s luxury market has witnessed continuous growth. According to Bain & Company, China’s luxury market accounted for 21% of the global market in 2021, and it […]

Luxun meets Xiaohongshu in viral TVC, “The Diary of a Hipster”

Daxue Consulting - XHS - Chao's Diary

On December 24th, 2021, Xiaohongshu (小红书, Chinese equivalent of Instagram); released a fashion TV Commercial (TVC) – “Chao’s Diary” (潮人日记, which can also be translated to “The Diary of a Hipster”), with cinematic retro shots that referenced Lu Xun (鲁迅), who is considered China’s greatest modern writer of the 20thcentury. The commercial tells a story […]

Cider’s marketing strategy: what you should know about the most promising Shein wannabe

Cider’s marketing strategy

Shein, one of the most valuable startups and the fastest-growing e-commerce company in the world, has paved the way to a new way of conceiving fast fashion that has been labeled as “real-time fashion,” thus causing the mushrooming of low-cost cross-border e-commerce platforms attempting to emulate the great success of the Nanjing-based company. So far, […]

Everything you didn’t know about China’s down jacket market

the down jacket market in china

In 2019, China’s down jacket market was nearly 121 billion RMB in revenue. According to CNBData’s 2019 Insight on Online Down Jacket Consumers Report, carried out in collaboration with TMall, 70% of online shoppers who opted for purchasing a puffer jacket that year were female, and most of them lived in Tier-1 and Tier-2 cities. […]

Maia Active: An Asian women-oriented active-wear brand

maia active's China market strategy

Maia Active was founded in 2016 by Lisa Ou and Mia Wang and is a Chinese designer sportswear brand for Asian women. Through the development of technical sports fabrics and the use of fashionable elements and colors, the Chinese fitness apparel brand designs active-wear that fits Asian bodies and is regarded as a fashionable brand. […]

5 men’s fashion trends in China

Mens fashion in China

Chinese male consumers are increasingly keen to spend money on clothes. Between 2009 and 2019, the men’s fashion market in China grew steadily, reaching 594.9 billion RMB in 2019, recording a year-on-year increase of 4.07%. Moreover, male consumers spend on average more than 1,500 RMB on clothing. According to Euromonitor, Chinese male consumers’ top three […]

Rising Chinese fashion brands’ secrets to success report

Chinese fashion brands report

Gen-Z is the main consumer group in the China’s fashion market. They prefer both online and offline consumption and are willing to invest in themselves and splurge on experiences. They focus on quality, identity, and express their values through consumption. This generation is shaping fashion paradigm with more diverse styles. Download our Chinese fashion brands […]

Streetwear in China: hip-hop influence and form of expression for the Chinese youth

streetwear in China

Streetwear in China has colorfully and poetically blossomed among gen Z with the help of hip-hop culture, national pride and a need for individual expression. US skate culture plays an important role in this movement, making streetwear and skatewear more mainstream in China. Social media keeps Chinese youth in tune to emerging trends and cultures. […]