GRACE CHEN IN THE PRESS
THE WORLD AHEAD: THE RISE OF THE COUTURE DESIGNER
FEBRUARY 21ST, 2019
In this episode of The Economist future-gazing podcast, we consider speculative scenarios and provocative prophecies by asking forward-looking questions inspired by the world in 2019, the Economist annual publication that considers the year ahead. From designing babies to…designing clothes, we look at the rise of the couture designer in China. Tom Standage, deputy editor at The Economist, hosts.
THE MODERN CHINESE WOMAN: WHAT SHE’S LIKE, WHAT SHE WEARS, HER ROLE MODELS, AND WHY WESTERN BRANDS DON’T GET HER
SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST
FEBRUARY 9TH, 2019
“I believe Chinese women are some of the most intelligent, enduring and beautiful women in the world – but their image often is misrepresented in the West, as well as to themselves,” American-Chinese fashion designer Grace Chen says.
FASHION TRAILBLAZERS – STORIES FROM THE FRONTLINE OF CHINESE DESIGN
OCTOBER 16TH, 2019
In a new initiative during Shanghai Fashion Week (SHFW), three of China’s most successful designers shared their individual fashion journeys in a public forum, Fashion Trailblazers: Stories from the Frontline of Chinese Design.
The trio, Grace Chen (Grace Chen Couture); Hai Lin (Particle Fever) and Jianxia Yin (UOOYAA) all had one thing in common – commercial success. But that’s where their stories had ended.
SHANGHAI DESIGNER GRACE CHEN WANTS TO ESTABLISH A CHINESE 'FASHION IDENTITY' THROUGH HER COUTURE DESIGNS
MAY 10, 2018
"The main thing that inspires me is the Chinese people. Chinese women. I get all the strength from them."
CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN, SHANGHAI TANG HONORED AT 2018 CHINA FASHION GALA
MAY 6, 2018
Co-hosted by the China Institute and the China Beauty Charity Fund, the third annual gala honored designers, creatives and tastemakers of Chinese fashion.
FASHION DESIGNER HIGHLIGHTS CHINESE WOMEN'S ELEGANCE IN LATEST SHOW
WOMEN OF CHINA
MARCH 29, 2018
"Modern Times means facing a complex reality and unknown future. We grow and sublimate with a hero's courage and a pliable heart. In the modern era, we have to use more powerful inner strength to deal with things. To defeat chaos with elegance, which is the attitude and ability shown when you face a storm and conquer it." — Grace Chen
INDUSTRY LEADERS FROM MAINLAND CHINA TO JOIN GREAT FESTIVAL OF INNOVATION IN HONG KONG THIS MARCH
MARCH 13, 2018
Leading innovators from China will represent the country's global strengths in innovation and technology on an international stage at the GREAT Festival of Innovation, taking place in Hong Kong SAR in March.
CHINESE FASHION DESIGNERS FREE TO DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY – TAKE GRACE CHEN’S CATWALK SHOW ON A CRUISE SHIP AND VIP SHOOT IN TASMANIA
SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST
AUGUST 9, 2017
Distance from fashion mainstream gives Chinese designers freedom to market their lines in other ways, such as taking wealthy clients on a private fashion shoot overseas or showing aboard a liner, as couturier Grace Chen did recently
THE HOUSE OF GRACE CHEN
THE PENINSULA HOTELS
MARCH 27, 2017
More like a gorgeous residential home than a conventional store, The House of Grace Chen will appeal to fashionistas and interior design fans alike. For seekers of showstopping Sino-style haute couture, there’s no better one-stop shop in town…
DESIGNER GRACE CHEN ON WESTERN FASHION WITH CHINESE ELEMENTS: ‘ALL THEY SEE ARE CHEAP GOODS MADE IN CHINA’
DECEMBER 20, 2016
When it comes to East meets West in fashion, couture designer Grace Chen knows a thing or two. After all, Chen’s creations have appealed to a range of international stars, from Oprah Winfrey and Helen Mirren to Chinese mega-celebrity Fan Bingbing. But as the role model for global appeal released her Spring/Summer 2017 collection last week, other brands have come under fire for their East meets West attempts.
INSIDE THE SHANGHAI COUTURE HOUSE DRESSING CHINA'S ELITE
OCTOBER 25, 2016
Couturiere Grace Chen couldn’t have been more direct as she addressed a room full of friends, customers and fans at a recent party held at her house in Shanghai. Talking about her brand and her vision, she made one thing clear: international households might be alluring with their names and status symbols, but she really knows what luxury fashion means in modern China.
KOKAISTUDIOS COMPLETES THE HOUSE OF GRACE CHEN IN THE HEART OF SHANGHAI
OCTOBER 1, 2016
Kokaistudios has transformed a 1920's historical villa into the House of Grace Chen, a Haute Couture retail outlet in the heart of Shanghai. This newly finished office incorporates a showroom, gallery, library, show kitchen, VIP suite as well as fitting rooms and office rooms. The design was done in collaboration with fashion designer Grace Chen, with emphasis on craftsmanship and intricate details and a style that is rooted in Chinese culture but modern in style.
TOUCH OF GRACE: GRACE CHEN
CHINA DAILY LIFESTYLE PREMIUM
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
For many years, Chinese couturier Grace Chen kept a low profile as the most in-demand designer for China’s business and political elite. But she’s stepping out of the shadows with the recent launch of her Shanghai-based headquarters, and plans to expand her house into a full-fledged global brand
Q&A: DESIGNER GRACE CHEN ON LUXURY FASHION IN MODERN CHINA
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
Having worked as a designer in New York City and Los Angeles for 15 years, Chinese-American fashion designer Grace Chen made a name for herself by dressing notable celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey and Helen Mirren before returning to Shanghai in 2009 to establish her own namesake couture brand. Today, Chen is regarded as one of only a handful of go-to luxury bespoke designers for women in the top echelons of China’s business and politics sectors. We spoke to the designer about the secret to her success and her concept of luxury fashion in modern China.
MEET THE WOMAN DRESSING CHINA'S A-LIST
BLOOMBERG TV | DAYBREAK ASIA
SEPTEMBER 5, 2016
Grace Chen, founder of Grace Chen Couture, discusses China's appetite for high-end fashion, designing for celebrities and where she sees her brand heading. She speaks to Bloomberg's Haidi Lun on "Daybreak Asia."
FROM LONDON TO SHANGHAI, GRACE CHEN’S COUTURE CHARMS GLOBAL HIGH SOCIETY
JULY 26, 2016
With her designs worn by top Chinese and international elites such as Yue-Sai Kan, Oprah Winfrey, Yang Lan, Liu Xiaoqing, and Helen Mirren, it’s hard to believe that couture designer Grace Chen opened her first boutique only four years ago.
SHANGHAI WELCOMES THE HOUSE OF GRACE CHEN: AN ICONIC FASHION ART DESTINATION
JULY 15, 2016
Chinese-American designer Grace Chen, hailed as the 'Power Dresser' to China's top-achieving women, is proud to unveil a world first: The House of Grace Chen in Shanghai. Officially opening on July 16th 2016, the artistic mansion is conceptualized as an international fashion destination integrating a collection showroom, VIP fitting salons, an art gallery, library, dining room and fashion lounge.
DESIGNER DIPLOMACY AT PARIS FASHION WEEK: GRACE CHEN CHARMS CHINESE AND FRENCH ELITES
MARCH 16, 2016
To be invited to show during Paris Fashion Week is an acknowledgement every designer—in every country—dreams of. To be invited by the Chinese Embassy in Paris to stage a show during this key week is an accolade that has only been accorded to one designer: Grace Chen.
THE POWER DRESSER: MEET THE DESIGNER WHO CHINA'S TOP ACHIEVING WOMEN TURN TO
SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST
JANUARY 20, 2015
Most people, even those in fashion circles, probably wouldn't have heard of Chinese couturier Grace Chen Yehuai, who founded her Grace Chen studio in 2009. But to women in the top echelons of business and politics in China, Chen is one of a handful of go-to luxury bespoke designers.
WHETHER ITS READY-TO-WEAR OR COUTURE, THE DESIGNER SHOULD ALWAYS LEAD NOT FOLLOW
Since starting her label in 2009, Grace Chen has established herself as a go-to couturier for China's business, entertainment and political elite. "Fashion trends are never a concern for me. Whether it's ready-to-wear or couture, the designer should always lead not follow", says Chen.