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Corky Lee’s Chinatown

Since 1970, a Chinese-American photojournalist has been capturing images of street life in New York’s Chinatown. Here are twelve of them, from protest to pandemic.
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The Wire China

Status Symbol

For much of the past two decades, Europe's luxury market has counted on the ferocious appetite of Chinese consumers to bolster its bottom line. But foreign luxury brands are facing a reckoning in China. Not only is China’s economy entering a more uncertain phase, giving consumers pause, but homegrown designers and labels are also gaining ground. The questions now are which European brands can still rely on China, and how China's domestic designers can capture a share of the pie.