China Fashion Gala 2019
The China Fashion Gala is one of our most glamorous and important events of the year.
The 2019 Gala on May 1st honored designer and artist Jason Wu, Editor in Chief of Vogue China Angelica Cheung, Actress Shu Qi, skincare brand Shanghai Pechoin Group, and Managing Director of Brands and Distribution at Esquel Group Dee Poon.
Jason Wu Angelica Cheung Shu Qi Shanghai Pechoin Dee Poon
The evening opened with a mesmerizing performance by Chinese singer BING, known as “China’s Masked Diva”. Emmy Award-winning journalist Liz Claman who is a financial news anchor at the Fox Business Network hosted the gala. A high-energy presentation of live auction was conducted by charity auctioneer C.K. Swett.
BING Liz Claman C.K. Swett
The China Fashion Gala 2019 was hosted by Yue-Sai Kan; Mei He, President of We-Education Group; Qing Su, President of Meihodo LLC and Jeannette Chang, former SVP of Hearst International.
Yue-Sai Kan Qing Su Jeannette Chang Gemma Chan Xiaowen Ju
Shupei Qin Chien Chung Pei Ping Huang and Nicole Miller and Wendy Yu
Aiping Zhang Kim Taipale
Craig Bosket and Josie Natori and Daniel Paltridge and Roseline Luo and Yue-Sai Kan and
LaQuan Smith Sophia Sheng Nicolas Ricroque Anthony Cenname Morris Goldfarb
The highlight of the evening was a full-length couture fashion show by designer Jason Wu, an internationally renowned Chinese-Canadian designer based in New York. Jason Wu has received an array of accolades in the global fashion arena and has dressed top models, celebrities and influential women, such as former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama.
Proceeds from the Gala totaling $850,000 will be used to support China Institute's fashion design competition, CBCF's design scholarship and sustainable fashion program.
L to R: Simon Collins, Liz Claman, Jason Wu, Angelica Cheung, Shu Qi, Yue-Sai Kan, BING, James Heimowitz, Vivian Xue, Dee Poon, Sophia Sheng, Anla Cheng, and Chien Chung Pei
Photo Credit: NYstudents.net
The Gala was well attended by a wide range of personalities from New York City leaders, well-known designers to beloved fashion icons such as Gemma Chan, Xiaowen Ju, Shupei Qin, Chien Chung Pei, Ping Huang, Nicole Miller, Wendy Yu, Chloe Flower, Han Feng, Anla Cheng, Sophia Sheng, Fiona Cibani, LaQuan Smith, Wen Zhou, Josie Natori, Jacqulyn Jablonski, Daniel Paltridge, Tikka Shatrujit Singh, Anthony Cenname, Wendy Fitzwilliam, Lin Li, Roseline Luo, Jessica Xue, Diana Xu, Zaina Gohu, Simon Collins, Mark Gong, Mary McFadden, Kaity Tong, Fernanda Ly and Morris Goldfarb to name a few.