Jason Wu, Angelica Cheung and Shu Qi Honored at China Institute Fashion Gala 2019


China Institute and Yue-Sai Kan China Beauty Charity Fund co-presented the China Fashion Gala 2019 at The Plaza Hotel on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Outstanding Chinese fashion icons Jason Wu, Angelica Cheung and Shu Qi and brands Dee Poon and Shanghai Pechoin Group were honored at the fourth China Fashion Gala here Wednesday night for their efforts in leading the global fashion industry.

This year’s gala honored designer and artist Jason Wu with the Leadership Award, Editor in Chief of Vogue China Angelica Cheung with the Leadership Award, Actress Shu Qi with the Icon Award, Skincare brand Shanghai Pechoin Group with the Legacy Award, and Managing Director of Brands and Distribution at Esquel Group Dee Poon with the Advocate Award.

Highlights from the evening included a cocktail reception, awards ceremony, fashion presentation by leading global design talent, Jason Wu.

“China’s Masked Diva” Chinese pop singer Bing also gave a special live performance during the gala.

The China Fashion Gala 2019 has 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.

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