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Byline: Jennifer Cardenas
Global Scope at Hong Kong Fashion Week
This city's fashion week, which capped its four-day run Jan. 21, is growing in both size and international scope, but retailers remain cautious as the global economic crisis persists.
The fall-winter edition of Hong Kong Fashion Week and concurrent trade show World Boutique saw the number of exhibitors jump 17 percent from the previous year to 2,000. Participants hailed from 30 countries and regions, including first-time presenters from Russia and South Africa. Also worthy of note: Vivienne Westwood creative director Andreas Kronthaler flew in to debut the brand's …