• Recent news and press

    Harper's Bazaar China Aug 2009

    Bazaar came and dolled us up for a gorgeous two page feature with definitive advice from Jane Zhu on how to wear the modern qipao. From different cuts and styles for flattering different figures, to what shoes and accessories will bring out the inner exotic goddess in you. ( Aug 2009 )

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  • Newsweek Mar 2009

    Newsweek 's insider's guide to Shanghai urges women to "fear not the qipao… its elegant lines work with a variety of figures, and today's designers boast sexy, modern takes on the classic." Qipao by Jane, featured first among these designers, is described as offering "top-of-the-line tailoring and the hippest fabric palette in town for a unique, slick look. ( Mar 2009 )

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  • LOHAS Magazine Mar 2009

    In this four-page feature, entitled Oriental Dream, Qipao by Jane discusses one-piece dressing, how to blend and balance traditional and modern elements in fashion design, and the process of achieving the perfect qipao for different types of customers. (Mar 2009) P1&2 P3&4


  • Talk Magazine Shanghai & Beijing editions Feb 2009

    Talk Magazine features designer Jane Zhu and her latest Spring/Summer 2009 collection in their Chinese New Year issue. Talk describes Qipao by Jane as "no ordinary qipao maker" and particularly applauds the departures of the latest collection, with its "gleaming silver zippers, paper cutting, decorative buttons, and skin-baring slits running the length of the body." Talk's article provides an in-depth, probing description of our design philosophy.

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  • iLOOK Jan 2009

    iLOOK, a premier arthouse and luxury goods magazine, came to our new studio to feature Qipao by Jane's designs and and Jane Zhu's made-to-measure philosophy. They were surprised and enchanted by our policy of intimate one-on-one design and fitting, and urged readers to try out the unique atelier experience. ( Jan 2009)

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  • Modern Weekly 10th Anniversary Issue Jan. 2009

    Modern Weekly 10th Anniversary Issue presents Qipao by Jane in their main fashion spread on to record the fashion evolution of Chinese Elements in modern China. The photographed qipao and shirt, pictured on China's hottest international supermodel Emma Pei-Pei, are among Jane's latest collection for 2009 spring/summer. (Jan 2009) Click here for article


  • Shanghai Media Channel Dec. 2008

    Shanghai-based designer Jane Zhu presented Qipao by Jane's Spring/Summer 2009 collection as the grand finale show for Shanghai Fashion Week on November 4, 2008. The collection combines Chinese traditional elements with modern additions. ( Dec. 2008 )
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  • Fashion News Dec 2008

    In a review of Qipao by Jane's Spring/Summer 2009 show at Shanghai Fashion Week, Fashion News reports that "Jane Zhu revolutionized the style of the Qipao... Chinese traditional elements such as paper-cutting and brush painting blend harmoniously with modern additions such as sculptural cut-outs and metal zippers, embodying romance and creativity at the same time.” ( Dec 2008 )
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  • Zink Aug. 2008

    Zink Magazine's editor Casey Gillespie presents her personal experience with a bespoke qipao from Qipao by Jane. After attending our fashion show in New York she "immediately fell in love with Jane's Qipao that look gorgeous regardless of height or ethnicity." Thanks to our global locations, Casey was able to have her measurements taken at London's Savile Row and her alterations completed in New York City. ( Aug. 2008 )
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  • ICS/ City Beat Aug. 2008

    Designer Jane Zhu was interviewed by City Beat, a weekly lifestyle program on ICS, Shanghai’s English-language TV station. In this exclusive program about Shanghai’s 2008 Qipao Exhibition, Jane, interviewed in her bespoke qipao studio, presented her expert views on the history, allure, and modernization of the qipao. ( Aug. 2008 )
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