China Institute and Yue-Sai Kan China Beauty Charity Fund co-presented the China Fashion Gala 2019 at The Plaza Hotel. The annual celebration of Chinese design serves as a platform for Chinese talent emerging onto the international stage, as well as a forum for recognizing individuals and organizations whose contributions have helped position China at the forefront of global fashion.
The China Fashion Gala 2019 has also raised $850,000. Proceeds from the event will help support the Yue-Sai Kan CBCF Scholarship at the Fashion Institute of Technology, the CBCF Executive Education in Sustainable Fashion Program in partnership with WeDesign, as well as China Institute’s Fashion Initiative including a Fashion Design Competition established to support young designers and promote creativity inspired by China.
Highlights from the evening included a cocktail reception, awards ceremony, fashion presentation by leading global design talent, Jason Wu, a special performance from Chinese pop singer Bing who is known as “China’s Masked Diva” and an auction.