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    Welcome to Jing Daily’s China Luxury Brief: the day’s top news on the business of luxury and culture in China, all in one place.
    A runway look by Carven, which is celebrating its entry into the China market. (WWD)

    Welcome to#

    Jing Daily#

    ’s China Luxury Brief: the day’s top news on the business of luxury and culture in China, all in one place. Look below for the top stories for October 31, 2013.#

    A runway look by Carven, which is celebrating its entry into the China market. (WWD)

    — CULTURE —#

    Beijing's top original design stores.#

    China's capital boasts a number of innovative shops that would easily belong in a trendy New York neighborhood. (ArtInfo)

    How does China celebrate Halloween?#

    Trick-or-treating and selfies at a Beijing mall are two activities going on today. (Scene Asia)

    — FILM —#

    China's domestic film sales surge.#

    Hollywood loses ground to Chinese films as the market surges. (China Daily)

    Director Feng Xiaogang calls Chinese film censors "ridiculous."#

    The creator of Back to 1942 joins a growing contingent of fed-up filmmakers voicing their frustrations. (Guardian)

    China's top film industry heads to descend on Hollywood.#

    Nearly all of China's film executives will attend the American Film Market for a week of dealmaking. (THR)

    Orb Media launches Chinese film unit Ironpond.#

    The China-based production and financing entity intends to undertake the challenging task of making projects accessible to both Chinese and non-Chinese audiences. (THR)

    — FASHION —#

    China market remains "tense" for Hugo Boss.#

    Despite major marketing efforts earlier this year that included a highly publicized fashion show, the brand is still feeling the effects of the slowdown. (Businessweek)

    Carven celebrates entry into China.#

    The French brand says now is the time to enter thanks to Chinese consumers' growing interest in niche designers. (WWD)

    Designer Melvin Chua is "China's Fashion Matchmaker."#

    "Chua has offices in Shanghai and Beijing, and clients in Milan, Paris, London and New York, and his mind is everywhere at once..." (T Magazine)

    Hong Kong’s Lu Shengqian scoops up Asahi Kasei award.#

    The recipient of the China Fashion Week award is a young talent to watch in the coming years. (Fibre 2 Fashion)

    Erbert Chong has designs on a world of luxury fashion.#

    The up-and-coming designer hopes to put Hong Kong on the fashion map. (SCMP)

    How China became the wine world's most unlikely superpower.#

    China's thirst for wine has led to a global shortage. (Time)

    Gieves & Hawkes opens Hong Kong store.#

    The Chinese-owned company is focusing on showcasing its British heritage to the China market. (WWD)

    — LIFESTYLE —#

    Chinese cars may be "more reliable than you think."#

    Not in the eyes of Chinese consumers yet, from reading their Sina Weibo comments. (China Real Time)

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