Influencers in the Chinese Fashion Market

Yushan Zou, Fanke Peng

Research output: Contribution to conference (non-published works)Paper


With the continuous evolution of information and media technologies, Chinese users spend a large portion of their daily lives on social media sites/apps, such as WeChat, Sina Weibo and Tencent QQ. Through so-cial media, KOLs (Key Opinion Leaders) are of great importance for fashion designers and brands, in attempting to dominate the fashion industry market. In this study, the phenomenon of KOL marketing in the Chinese fashion industry is analysed, based on the development of a web celebrities’ economy, a media celebrity economic chain, as well as media celebrity commercial value.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages16
Publication statusPublished - 2019
EventFACTUM19 – Fashion Communication Conference: Fashion communication: between tradition and future digital developments - Ascona, Switzerland
Duration: 21 Jul 201926 Jul 2019


ConferenceFACTUM19 – Fashion Communication Conference
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