East & West Dialogue

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These series of talks that happen online are made to share, connect, and discover with the people in the creative industry.  We will talk about cross cultural education and business. With LDA’s deep roots and broad network in both the east and the west, these talks attract many designers, artists, and cultural institutions. From the masters in their craft to students, these conversations will inspire anyone who attends.


New International Forum Coming Now

East West Dialogue:

BAFTA boss Amanda Berry OBE dialogue with editor-in-chief Harper's Bazaar China

What kind of role do you think fashion plays in the film and television program industry? Amanda Berry and XiaoLi Sha are here to present the new perspectives on answering this question.

East West Dialogue:

Shaun Leane on Jewellery and its role in fashion

Jewellery Legend Shaun Leane dialogue with BoF China Director Queennie Yang

East West Fashion Dialogue:

How can fashion brands win customers from online and offline

James Herbert - MD of Hylink Digital Solutions, China’s largest, independent full-service digital agency) with Angel Xue -- Director of AngelEye, together with Lin Jian -- Founder of Shi Tang, Sun Pan -- MASHAMA cofounder, SPMA cofounder 

East West Fashion Dialogue:

Breaking through tradition to express the ultimate / How to encourage talent  to thrive?

XiaoWei Ye – Special Advisor for Copenhagen Fashion Summit, One of the Top 500 BoF members dialogue with Iris Van Herpen, Dutch fashion designer, one of fashion's most talented and forward-thinking creators.

East West Fashion Dialogue:

Can Education Promote the Cultural Integration and Exchange of Fashion?

Simon Collins — Co-Founder of WeDesign, Former Dean of Parsons School of Design, Former Creative Director of NIKE, Andrew Ramroop OBE–Founder of Savile Row Academy, Owner of Maurice Sedwell Ltd in Saville Row, Visiting Professor at University of the Arts London, Professor Yingchun Zang-Associate Dean, Professor and Doctoral Supervisor of Qinghua University, Professor Chaohui Wang -- Associate Dean, Professor and Doctoral Supervisor of Donghua University

East West Fashion Dialogue:

Sustainable development of the fashion industry in the post-pandemic era

Stephanie Phair - Chairman of British Fashion Council, Angelica Cheung - Editor in Chief of Vogue China, Qinghui Zhang - Chairman of China Fashion Association and the Organizing Committee of China Fashion Week, Ao Han - Host of Beijing Radio and Television Station

East West Fashion Dialogue:

Prof. Jimmy Choo OBE, The Man And His High Heel Empire


Prof. Jimmy Choo, OBE dialogue with Marie Claire China director Alex Sun


Jewellery Session:

In a post-pandemic era, how can Jewellery Education be better integrated with the industry?


LDA discusses with Peter Taylor Director of Goldsmiths Centre, Professor Shirely Zhang, Director of International Coloured Gemstone Association, professor at National Gemstone Testing Center, and Beijing Institute Of Fashion Technology & Professor Sun Zhongming, Dean and former Vice Dean of School of Jewellery, Gemmological Institute China University of Geosciences (Wuhan). Gems&Jewelry Trade Association of China (GAC).

Craftsmanship and Scholar Session:

How to develop the sustainability of national crafts?


LDA converses with Peter Ting Trustee of QEST and ceramics designer and Victor Li of Moms Handworks to discuss the future of traditional crafts and how technology can help or transform specific mediums.

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