China Fashion Gala 2020


China Fashion Gala 2020

Presented By

The China Institute & The Yue-Sai Kan China Beauty Charity Fund

Composite Image China Fashion Gala 2020

On Thursday, July 23, 2020 The China Institute and the Yue-Sai Kan China Beauty Charity Fund (CBCF) co-presented the China Fashion Gala 2020 virtually. This annual celebration serves as a platform for emerging Chinese talent and design internationally. It is also a forum for recognizing individuals whose contributions have helped position China at the forefront of global fashion and beauty.

Yue-Sai Kan
Yue-Sai Kan

The event was hosted by Yue-Sai Kan, co-chair of China Institute and founder and chairwoman of CBCF. This year’s gala honored Estée Lauder with the Beauty Award. This inaugural award was accepted by Stephane de La Faverie, Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies, and Global Brand President, Estée Lauder which was presented by Yang Mi. Chinese investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist Wendy Yu was honored with the Millennial Leadership Award, presented by Jason Wu. Chinese American designer Phillip Lim was honored with the Leadership Award, presented by Lisa Ling. Actress, director, artist and activist Lucy Liu was honored with the Icon Award, presented by Yue-Sai Kan. Each award was donated by Baccarat. Co-chairs were Elizabeth Segerstrom, co-managing partner and co-owner of South Coast Plaza; Mariko Miura, CEO of Meihodo New York; Julian Rizzuto, founder of Dreamlink Foundation; Mark Gong,emerging Chinese designer; and Jeannette Chang, former SVP of Hearst Magazines International.

Hyper Focal
Hyper Focal
Jordan Connor
Jordan Connor
Karolina Kurkova
Karolina Kurkova
Kenny G
Kenny G
Lucy Liu holding Trophy
Lucy Liu holding Trophy
Lucy Liu
Lucy Liu
Lucy Liu_Yue-Sai Kan
Lucy Liu Yue-Sai Kan
Angelica Cheung
Angelica Cheung

 

Better Midler
Better Midler

 

Chen Man - visual artist - photographer
Chen Man – visual artist – photographer

 

Christian Louboutin
Christian Louboutin

 

Phillip Lim holding trophy 2
Phillip Lim holding trophy

Some of the evening’s highlight’s included a private 40-minute live cocktail party via Zoom with honorees immediately preceding the gala, a globe-spanning opening performance by Quincy Jones Productions; a special dance of the Thousand Hand Bodhisattva performed by members of the Chinese People’s Art Troupe of People with Disabilities; and a fashion presentation by Chinese couture designer Xiong Ying, who showcased her creations under the Heaven Gaia label.

VIP Session
VIP Session

Prominent guests in attendance included: Christian Louboutin, Guo Pei, Grace Chen, Angelica Cheung, Bette Midler, Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi, Xiaowen Ju, Karolina Kurkova, Maggie Q, Jordan Connor, Lang Lang, Anna Hu, Rain, Chen Man, Simon Collins, Didi Pei, Ban Ki-moon, Kenny G and Cai Guo-Qiang.

Thousand Hand Boddhisatva
Thousand Hand Boddhisatva
Thousand Hand Boddhisatva
Thousand Hand Boddhisatva
Heaven Gaia
Heaven Gaia

Heaven Gaia3

Heaven Gaia
Heaven Gaia
Rain
Rain
Stephane de La Faverie holding trophy on behalf of Est+¬e Lauder
Stephane de La Faverie holding trophy on behalf of Est+¬e Lauder
Wendy Yu and Team
Wendy Yu and Team
Wendy Yu holding trophy
Wendy Yu holding trophy
Yang Mi
Yang Mi
Zozibini Tunzi Miss Universe 2019
Zozibini Tunzi Miss Universe 2019
Lisa Ling
Lisa Ling

So far the China Fashion Gala 2020 has raised $600,000. They have an online silent auction on 32auctions.com  that will be open until July 30. Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the many diverse programs of China Institute, the oldest independent, non-profit organization in America to focus exclusively on China.

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