LINKAGE: Couture’s Chinese Culture Shock

A short comments piece I wrote for American Prospect is finally online! It briefly explores the emergence of a new but not unique stereotype: the tacky Chinese luxury consumer. I consider how we might understand the co-existence of this ugly stereotype alongside all those breathless proclamations among fashion industry insiders about Chinese luxury consumers saving fashion.

Check it here.

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One response to “LINKAGE: Couture’s Chinese Culture Shock

  1. Jasmine

    Very interesting article!
    New to your blog… enjoying it very much so far.