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SHANGHAI TRIO / FASHION & ACCESSORIES

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This week Nicely Made in China presents the brand “Shanghai Trio” (上海组合). 12 years old this year “Shanghai Trio” was born in Shanghai as the name suggests. It is now expanding to Beijing and also has a shop in Paris among other places. NMiC spoke to the owner Virginie Fournier.

How did you have the idea to start “Shanghai Trio”?

When I arrived in Shanghai in the middle of the 90’s my head was full of expectations of what I would find in China: the finest silk and  as well as all sort of craftmen working in the streets. Read the rest of this entry »

ELISABETH KOCH-MILLINERY

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This week Nicely Made in China puts a profession under the spotlight: Elisabeth Koch is a milliner – the word originally referred to someone who came from Milan – . The young U.S-born Dutch woman tells NMiC all about her birth as a hat maker and about making headpieces in this part of the world.

Elisabeth, when did you start Elisabeth Koch-Millinery?

I started as soon as I arrived in China 3 years ago. I was coming from Brussels where I was working in the marketing department of major banks.  As soon as I knew that I would be leaving the European Union capital Read the rest of this entry »

EVERARD+WANG – JEWELLERY

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Jewellery is the Nicely Made in China product of the week. Ariel Welby-Everard, ex-insurer from London and Wang Lei, ex-dancer from Wuhan are a team in life as well as in business and have now created their company Everard+Wang. In a two-voice interview they tell NMiC all about making jewellery in Beijing.

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