The launch of the Phoenix Fashion Awards attests to the contemporary Chinese society's ever-growing interest in fashion and style
New York, New York (PRWEB) December 03, 2012
The Phoenix Fashion Awards, to be held on December 19, 2012 at Park Hyatt Hotel in Beijing, China, will honor preeminent Chinese fashion leaders and fashion brands and celebrate their accomplishments.
As a media partner of the Phoenix Fashion Awards, YUE will cover the entire red carpet event and dinner party, with special emphasis on the award presenters and winners from New York City. Chiu-Ti Jansen, Publisher of YUE Magazine and a Board Member of the Couture Council of Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, will also be presenting an award during the gala.
“The launch of the Phoenix Fashion Awards attests to the contemporary Chinese society's ever-growing interest in fashion and style,” said Ms. Jansen, “Conversely, the international world of fashion also looks to China as the next frontier of style and taste-making. I am delighted to be part of this cross-fertilization of ideas, talents and imagination.”
Expected to bring together 1,000 participants across the fashion, design, entertainment and media industries from China and worldwide, the 2012 Phoenix Fashion Awards will culminate in a grand ceremony featuring the theme of “Chinese Articulation, Fashion Outlook.” Award recipients are the pioneers in the fields of design, jewelry, cosmetics, media, modeling, entertainment, photography and fashion entrepreneurship, who have a great impact on the fashion world in China and who bring Chinese articulation to the international fashion stage.
Among the many notables expected at the Award Gala are: Liu Wen (ranked No. 5 on Models’ World 2012 Top 50 Models List), Wendi Deng Murdoch (producer of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan), Lang Lang (international concert pianist), Liu Jiang (Chairman and founder of the Trends Media Group), Zhang Xin (Co-Chairman of SOHO China), Chen Shiying (jewelry designer), Lan Zhenzhen (Vice Chair of L’Oreal China), Hong Huang (TV host and publisher of fashion magazine iLook), Chen Man (fashion photographer), Cecilia Cheung (singer and actress), Chris Lee (pop singer), Lei Jun (Chairman of Kingsoft Software Company), Zhang Xiaolong (Vice president of Tencent Holdings Limited), Mona Lee Locke (Spouse of Ambassador Gary Faye Locke, American Ambassador to China and former Washington State Governor), Ye Mingzi (fashion designer), Zhang Zilin (former Ms. China and actress) and Du Chun (actor). For more information about the 2012 Phoenix Fashion Awards, please visit http://fashion.ifeng.com and contact 212.407.9302.
About YUE Magazine
YUE, a preeminent Chinese-English lifestyle magazine, is published by a joint venture established by Observer Media Group and CHINA HAPPENINGS™. YUE is modern luxury Chinese travelers’ gateway to the high-end, history-rich brands across fine jewelry, watch, fashion, art, culture, design, real estate and lifestyle industries in New York City. Since its launch in November 2011, YUE has gained a following among Chinese business and leisure travelers and New York luxury businesses as the embodiment of New York’s international lifestyle.
About Phoenix Television
Phoenix Television is one of the top broadcasters and television networks in Greater China. Headquartered in Hong Kong and privately owned, the Mandarin Chinese television network serves Mainland China and Hong Kong, along with other markets with substantial Chinese viewers. Through six different television channels, including Phoenix InfoNews Channel, Phoenix Chinese Channel, Phoenix Movies Channel, Phoenix Hong Kong Channel, Phoenix Television provides news, information and programs covering current affairs, fashion, entertainment and sports, among others. Phoenix TV’s affiliated fashion-focused website-- http://fashion.ifeng.com --is a leading online fashion platform in Greater China, bringing to its viewers timely reports on global fashion news, trends and happenings.
About CHINA HAPPENINGS™ and Chiu-Ti Jansen
CHINA HAPPENINGS™ is a multimedia platform founded by Chiu-Ti Jansen, Publisher of YUE Magazine, to focus on the lifestyle and cultural industries of contemporary China. Ms. Jansen wrote a column titled CHINA HAPPENINGS for the NYO Magazine. She has also written on Chinese luxury lifestyle and cultural scenes for English publications such as Sotheby’s at Auction magazine and the Whitewall Magazine. A native speaker and writer of Mandarin Chinese, she regularly contributed to the China Times, the United Daily and The Artist Magazine on a wide array of cultural and art-related issues. Prior to founding CHINA HAPPENINGS™, Ms. Jansen was a New York-based corporate partner of Sidley Austin LLP, an international law firm of approximately 1,700 lawyers. Educated at National Taiwan University with advanced degrees from Yale and Columbia, Ms. Jansen is currently an International Honorary Ambassador of the Lang Lang International Music Foundation, a member of the Contemporary Art Advisory Committee of China Institute in America, a Board Member of the Couture Council of Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) and a life member of the Elizabethan Club (for Renaissance Studies) of Yale University. The Art and Living magazine recently featured her in an interview included in its 2012 Bridging the East and the West Edition She has appeared as a fashion expert on China’s top-rated fashion/beauty show I Am a Great Beauty and has been interviewed by Wall Street Journal, Women’s Wear Daily, World Journal, Jing Daily, SINOVISION, China Press, Sing Tao Daily, among others. Ms. Jansen has hosted featured video presentations on the New York Fashion Week for China’s SINA FASHION, interviewing designers and super models such as Jason Wu, Liu Wen, Phillip Lim and Oscar de la Renta.