This article showcases our top picks for the best China based Fashion companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Fashion industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top China Fashion Companies
Koudai Shopping is intelligent mobile shopping software which recommends targeted products according to user’s personal style, enabling them to shop on Taobao anytime and anywhere. It offers recommendations of various shops, fashion matching, trendy competitive products, special sales of new arrivals, editor’s choice, and more.
Koudai Shopping enables users to review shopping comments by fashionable ladies and beauty experts.. .
LemonBox combines big data and US registered dietitians, to offer personal, nutritional, and living-well advice to Chinese customers. It provides personalized daily vitamin packs made in the U.S.
and shipped to customers within 7-10 days, based on a monthly subscription model. LemonBox was founded in 2016 and is based in Beijing, China..
MINISO, the Japanese fast fashion designer brand, was jointly founded by Miyake Junya, the chief designer of MINISO, and Ye Guofu, the Chinese young entrepreneur. MINISO advocates fashionable and relaxed lifestyle and directs a superior products consumption pattern.
MINISO pursues a “simple, natural and quality” life philosophy and a brand proposition of “come back to nature,and revert to the essence of products”. It launches new products every seven days and the low-price but high quality products are popular among customers.
MINISO positions itself as the fast fashion chain stores, whose core values gain popularity among consumers and lead the market to a new trend of “superior products consumption”. MINISO Co., Ltd.
has been operated since 2013. It established in China in September of the same year, expanding across China since then..
Jollychic is a one-stop e-commerce platform sells clothing and accessories online. Jollychic engages in the online retail of garments, shoes, bags, stationeries, pen, paper, babywear, baby accessories, sports goods, car electronics, plush and dolls, toys, bedding sets, wedding supplies, cleaning tools, storage racks, storage boxes, housewares, and kitchen appliances.
Aaron Li founded it in 2012, with its headquarters in China.. .
MOGU is an consumer platform aimed towards women, achieved through e-commerce, social media, influencers and content driven services. Their content covers all areas of the fashion world and they have a huge range of age groups and interest covered through their numerous apps and platform.
MOGU Inc. is a destination of fashion.
With various kinds of fashion content and abundant fashion products, MOGU Inc. allows people to discover and share fashion trends while fully enjoying high-quality shopping experience.
In 2011, MOGU Inc. launched fashion platform under the Mogujie brand .
In 2016, the merger of Mogujie and Meilishuo was completed.Currently, MOGU Inc.’s online platform includes Mogujie.com and Meilishuo.com websites, mogujie mobile app, Meilishuo mobile app, Uni mobile app and several WeChat Mini programs.. .
At YCloset, users can enroll for a monthly fee and rent clothes and accessories free of charge. Founded in 2015, the Beijing-based online platform operates in about 40 cities in China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.
They have partnered with over a hundred fashion brands providing the rental service.. .
Beibei is a maternal and infant product e-commerce platform that offers discounted children’s clothes, shoes, toys and other supplies.
VANCL retails apparel, accessories, footwear, luggage, and textiles online. It markets shirts, T-shirts, trousers, pants, shorts, dresses, silk ties, belts, caps, scarves, sunglasses, shoes, sandals, socks, handbags, luggage, backpacks, bedsheets, and towels.
VANCL has both online and physical stores. Chen Nian founded it in 2007, with its headquarters in Beijing in China..
NEIWAI is a mid-to-high-end underwear brand that focuses on the comfort of close-fitting clothing. The company created underwear with the design concept of “respecting the feelings of women” and strive to find a balance of comfort, function, and beauty.
In the past 5 years, its products have covered the daily, home, sports and other scenes of women and men, and have served more than 200,000 female customers. NEIWAI was founded in Shanghai in 2012..
Plum is an e-commerce platform for second-hand fashion products. It works as a one-stop consignment service platform that provides filming, sales, customer service, sale, and a full set of consignment services.
Plum was founded on 2015 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.. .
Founded in 2017, Webuy/Jingling Group is a social e-commerce company which owns brands including Shaking Baby (甩甩宝宝), Haoyiku (好衣库) and 芝麻云仓. Webuy Group is a community-based e-commerce platform.
It enables merchants to share links to sale items in the app to WeChat, China’s most popular social media app, where shoppers can directly make their purchases.. .
Weipinhui (formerly Vipshop) is a Chinese online discount retailer for brands. The company offers quality branded products to consumers throughout China at a significant discount from retail prices.
Weipinhui has successfully created and proven that there is a third e-commerce model that can provide tremendous scale and profitability. By providing special offers and large discounts on branded products, the company has pioneered the online discount retail model in China.
Weipinhui has approximately 4.9 million cumulative customers and partnerships with over 5,800 domestic and international brands. Weipinhui was founded in August 2008.
The company raised $50 million in Series B from DCM and Sequoia Capital after securing 20 million in its Series A. On March 23, the company raised USD 72.64 million through its IPO..
Trendy International Group
Trendy International Group is an innovative fashion and lifestyle retail corporation that unites art and business. Founded in 1999, Trendiano becomes a successful and renowned multi-fashion brand platform in China.
It icurrently owns four brands in the masstige segment: Ochirly (the leading domestic female fashion brand), Five Plus (female fashion brand), Trendiano (male casual wear fashion brand), Coven Garden (female fashion brand). Its stores are present in most major shopping centers across China.
The company has acquired the Sixtyasia business including Miss Sixty, Energie and Killah brands. The company has also opened its 2nd 10 Corso Como stores in China, the first in Shanghai in September 2013, and the second in Beijing in Dec 2014..
Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products. Users can search for experts, shops, group buying sites, and share online shopping links and information on their favorite products.
The products listed on Meilishuo.com come from third party websites, and primarily have listings on Taobao, China’s largest e-commerce site. When users click on a product on Meilishuo, they are re-directed to the third party sites, including Taobao, where they can make their purchase, after which Meilishuo receives a commission.
Launched in November 2009 Meilishuo.com received its financing round A from Blue Run Ventures. According to Meilishuo.com, the number of its registered users has reached 150 million since its launch in March 2010.
The daily user volume is 3.2 million while the daily number of page views is 164 million, and per user traffic is averaged at 51 pages. Every month, the website brings about 700 million yuan to Taobao’s turnover, while its biggest competitor in China is Mogujie..
4D Shoetech is a SaaS collaborative platform that started with the 3D design of footwear.
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HanDuYiShe (HSTYLE) is a Chinese brand specializing in Korean fast fashion styles. In 2010, HSTYLE launched Tao Brand, and received the “”Top 10 China’s Online Brand”” and “”The Best Globalization E-commerce Corporation”” awards.
The company also won the “”Top 10 Online Brand”” award from the Chinese Annual Elite List of Textile & Clothing Industry. In 2012, HSTYLE’s sales ranked first in both Tmall.com and JD.com.
As of October 2011, HSTYLE owned 23 operating departments and had more than 1,100 employees. The brand has developed six sub-brands including HSTYLE, AMH, MiniZaru, Soneed, niBBuns, and SOULINE.
HSTYLE was established in 2008. In 2011, IDG and HSTYLE reached an agreement on a $10 million investment..
Lamabang, a Chinese social network and ecommerce company. Lamabang targets women at four different stages in their journey to parenthood: pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, childbirth, and early parenting.
The original Lamabang website is a web portal with articles, forums, and a Weibo-style social network complete with a news feed. More than just parenting, topics range from fashion to healthcare to lifestyle..
Xyb2b provides maternal and child supplies, beauty care, healthcare, digital life, clothing and shoes in a wide range.
China’s Leading Global Fashion Marketplace. XIU is the leading online global fashion marketplace bringing high-end.
well-known international brands directly to Chinese consumers. By providing a portal for global brands looking to break into the growing Chinese fashion market, XIU is the ideal platform and a turnkey solution.
XIU links the international fashion community to China’s large and growing population of online shoppers and luxury goods aficionados.. .
ShangPin.com (尚品网) is an e-commerce platform offering branded and seasonal luxury products. It obtains the brands’ authorizations to offer customers with world-class luxuries and fashionable quality goods.
The high-end fashionable quality goods and luxuries that it handles concentrates on 4 categories, namely clothing, bags, shoes and accessories, which include nearly 400 international top luxury brands, the global leading fashion and modern brands as well as designer brands. Many of them are authorized to be distributed online for the first time.
Meanwhile, ShangPin.com is managing to create comprehensive and high-quality customer service system, which provides the customers with professional pre-sale consulting, sale support, and after-sales service.. .
A fair price e-commerce platform for consumer daily needs, Juanpi is committed to providing consumers with affordable, high-quality goods and an individualized, enjoyable shopping experience. Juanpi believes in a balance between price and quality, and emphasizes fair price, good quality & well lifestyle.
By introducing innovative model of fair-price retail, Juanpi is dedicated to becoming the leading provider of fair-price quality goods, including Apparel, Digital products, Home goods and Maternity & Baby supplies. Juanpi acquires scenario-based insight to demands of consumers, ensuring chosen quality merchandise with its professional buyers and quality control team, and achieving surprising discounts through platform bargaining power.
Established in Sept. 2012 in Wuhan, China.
In 2015, Juanpi achieved a GMV of several billions CNY and a customer base of approximately 100 millions across Mobile App, PC Websites and WAP components, especially the mobile App contributed more than 80% of the total GMV. Each month, several thousands of retailers introduce special offers via Juanpi to customers with affordable, high-quality goods .
In April of 2016, Juanpi completed the Series C funding with a total investment of 600 million CNY from Tiantu Capital, CMB International, together with Zhejiang Jinkong. In 2016, Juanpi continues to develop its fair-price retail market model and at the same time Juanpi sets its sights on overseas markets, promoting the unique model and concept to the world.
With powerful business resources, professional buyers, dependable quality control team, cutting-edge technology and efficient operating capability, Juanpi has developed a brand new overseas e-commerce platform– JUANPI, which has been available on Google Play and App Store worldwide since late June 2016.. .
In April 2015 XiaoHongChun launched, a popular young women welcome the vertical short video community + fashion business platform. The company’s main business covers small red lips APP, net red broker, beauty makeup brand operations, cross-border supply chain and other fields.
Little red lips, you change the US channel!. .
AFIONA is an online beauty e-commerce platform that provides skincare, fragrance, and makeup products.
MagMode is a men’s fashion brand incubator. The company has opened three stores in Beijing, and plans to open more in other major cities in China.
It also operates a mobile app featuring the latest international fashion trends and concepts. Initiated by editor-in-chief of the world’s top fashion magazine, fashion director, writer and artist, Magmode collaborates each season with fashion publishers, artists and designers from fashion’s origins including Europe and Japan in order to find and select the most promising designers of the season.
Given proper consideration to subtle details, each collection is tailored to best fit Asian figures. By offering a cultural initiative to discuss possibilities of life, Magmode redefines fashion boutique through various means including workshops, photos, videos and publications, with absolute dedication to become an incubator and advocate for fashion and culture.
Founded in 2015 by Cai Chongda, the company is headquartered in Minhang, Shanghai, China.. .
Infinind is a provider of artificial intelligence technology and solutions focused on fashion. With massive fashion data, international leading computer vision algorithms and engineering capabilities, and with the vision of “fashion for good”, we are committed to making fashion more cool.
The company has top talent reserves. The founding team comes from the National Key Laboratory of artificial intelligence, network, etc.
of the computing Department of Tsinghua University. It also has a consulting team composed of professors from top universities at home and abroad, such as Tsinghua University, people’s Congress, MIT, Stanford, NUS, etc.
At the beginning of its establishment, the company obtained close attention from the top capital, and now it has obtained billion class a rounds of financing from famous institutions such as Jinshajiang, magic measure, Sequoia, Turing, etc.. .
Meici is an e-commerce platform that provides covering bags, accessories, clothing, footwear and skincare products.
Hers is an online shopping website for women. Hers builds an entry point between Taobao stores for women’s dresses and acts as an exchange platform for women buyers.
By April 25, 2009, the simultaneous online users of Hers reached 10,000 with a peak of 10,546 people. There were also over 40,000 posts by users and over 5 million PV per day..
YOKA.com is a Chinese fashion website that offers services for high income earners who prefer premium brands and a higher quality of life. YOKA.com has become a comprehensive sub-brand of Trends Media Group with 17 magazines published including Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar, Bazaar Men’s Style, and other custom-made titles such as Audi and Toyota.
Following the principle of “”Think Global, Act Local””, Trends has partnered with world famous media groups through copyright cooperation and joint ventures. In 2013, Trends received $15 million in their Series A round of funding led by Baidu, followed by Fidelity Growth Partners, Hearst Corporation, Matrix Partners, and IDG..
LePur is a hand-made yogurt brand founded in 2015. LePur offers a wide range of high-end products, including high-protein Greek yogurt and cereal.
With its dairy and other ingredients sourced from global locations, Le Pur aims to provide only “genuine ingredients.”. .
Milanoo is a Chinese e-commerce enterprise which is the founder and developer of the concept of transnational online business-to-business, and business-to-customer foreign trade. The headquarters are in Chengdu, and its operation center, supplier business center, and global logistics distribution center are built in Beijing, Shenzhen, and Suzhou, respectively.
It has an office space of more than 3000 square meter and a warehouse center of ten thousand square meter. Since the inception of Milanoo, its annual sales growth rate has been over 300%..
Founded in 2015, Deep Paint Smart is headquartered in Hangzhou, the eastern Silicon Valley, with branches in Chengdu and Guangzhou. It is a technology-driven innovative technology company and a national high-tech enterprise.
Deeply focused on the integration and application of multiple cross-border fields such as artificial intelligence, fashion big data, cross-border technology, aesthetic quantification, and professional focus on the fashion industry serving pan-dress. The team has accumulated years of experience in the fields of artificial intelligence, Internet technology, e-commerce, fashion, design and aesthetics, reptiles and big data.
To provide global fashion brands with a full range of digital and intelligent technical support and product services, and professional accumulation and management of digital assets in the process of digitalization of goods.. .
Yuli E-Commerce Co., Ltd. is committed to building an influential overseas trend shopping platform.
The company founded the EYEE-Easy App and website. As an overseas trend shopping platform, it has opened up domestic and foreign trend brands to provide more professional and high-quality O2O trend shopping experience for domestic and foreign consumers, so that consumers can find them quickly, whether at home or abroad, online or offline.
The favorite trend store and trend items. The company also launched the trend information website news.eyee.com, through cooperation with domestic and foreign trend media (such as honeyee.com), to provide first-hand authoritative trend information for domestic trend consumers.
“Love the tide brand, enjoy the trend” is the company’s philosophy, but also the vision and purpose of all EYEE people. .
Lalabobo is an online clothing chain company that provides T-shirt, dress, sweater, jeans, casual pants, jackets and other products.
CHAMPZEE is a male fashion membership-based e-commerce site where members input their style preferences and measurements and receive customized shipments of expert-picked clothing items. Founded in 2015, Hangzhou Saga Network Technology is a company that provides professional buyers and sellers service based on the model’s professional services and recommended algorithms.
“What You Dress Says Much About You”, dress is both etiquette, but also the most able to show the charm and style of the carrier. For many men, especially men who are on the upswing, they are demanding more business and social occasions due to their pursuit of higher quality of life, It’s never been easy to “get what you want” because the time it takes to manage yourself is drastically reduced and many men do not enjoy the shopping themselves.
The drapery is just a new way to solve this problem. With a combination of science and technology, data-driven needs analysis and one-on-one service from the rationalist, the best selection of the most exquisite brands in the world is based on taste, body shape and dress code Occasion of clothing, the cumbersome shopping process simplified, so that men do not bother, but also easy to wear better..
Ebrun.com (亿邦动力网) is a specialized e-commerce media in China. It acts as an influential magazine in the e-commercial industry.
Ebrun.com provides e-commerce news for more than 40 million small- and medium-sized enterprises. It currently has more than 200 thousand members.
Home.ebrun.com, a website attached to Ebrun.com, is also named as a community of online business. It was launched on September 17, 2009.
Ebrun.com was launched in 2007.. .
Tiantian.com is a professional fashion shopping website for authentic makeups in China. Tiantian.com was established in 1999.
Its sales include nearly 300,000 commodities, including makeups, skin care products, cosmetics, perfumes, personal care products, body slimming treatments, health care goods, watches, decorations, and bag,s and suitcases of domestic and foreign famous brands. Tiantian.com has built direct cooperation relationships with over 600 domestic and foreign well-known brand owners as well as their sole agents, like L’Oreal, Procter& Gamble, Shiseido, Unilever, Kose (China), Jahwa, and more.
Tiantian.com has become one of the most popular and influential websites among young white-collar consumers in China on cosmetic vertical B2C field, after 12-year persistent innovation in the beauty and fashion industry.. .
Leho Inc. is a young e-commerce start up company that provides designer goods for the increasing demanding customers seeking personalized products and shopping experience.
Aiming to be the first membership based e-commerce site in China, Leho is able to obtain discounts much deeper than its competitors. Leho.com is a Chinese one-stop social platform for local businesses to connect with consumers.
The site aims to help businesses set up brand pages to give merchants the ability to share their information, offer special deals, and connect with customers. It is also designed to enable consumers to share their offline consuming experience and share it online through comments and images.
People can also rate and recommend businesses to others. Users can also interact with each other under the same topic or with others who are in the same location.
A spin-off from Baidu, Loho received a $50 million investment from IDG and Qiming Venture Partners.. .
Starluxe is a luxury service platform that provides customers with luxury products and accessories.
Meilapp.com is a Shenzhen-based Chinese beauty and cosmetics. The company says it will use the proceeds on marketing, brand building and team expansion.
Launched in 2013, Meilaipp.com has close to one million daily active users, who share and purchase beauty products and cosmetics through its web portal and mobile apps.. .
Yiigoo is a baby clothing brand that creates natural materials products that are comfortable for children.
Gooda is a cloth fitting service provider focusing on the apparel industry using AR technology.
Etailor is an online clothing brand that is committed to the introduction of European and American fit wear. It is a clothing service provider designated by many film and television organizations.
Headquartered in Guangzhou, the center of the domestic apparel industry chain, it has a number of stores and central garment factories in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. The team consists of senior red tailors and fashion designers with more than 20 years of experience.
, Ping An Insurance underwriting, 30 days unconditional repair. Easy to change clothes is also the [Culture + Technology] project supported by the Propaganda Department of Guangdong Province.
It is the only clothing company in China that realizes the central factory and ERP data management.. .
Zhenpin.com is an e-commerce platform selling luxury clothing, bags, footwear and accessories.
Octmami is a Chinese brand focused on the design, development and selling of maternity dresses. It pays attention to the cultural aspects of pregnant women and infants.
Octmami is well known in the field of domestic maternity dresses and has set the trend of product concept and design. Founded in the 1990s, It has opened more than 600 fashion shops all over the world with considerate service and guaranteed sales volume..
Fulishe is an online fashion shopping platform for women’s clothing, jewelry, personal care and accessories.
Totwoo Fashion Technology
Totwoo Fashion Technology is a fashion jewelry platform that offers smart jewelry couple bracelets and other jewerly.
T She Dingzhi
T She Dingzhi is an online platform that enables users to design their T-shirts and sell them.
ZEHUI is an e-commerce company that provides clothing, shoes and hats, beauty and electronics products.
Lefeng is a Chinese large-scale online shopping website for females. It provides solutions related to female fashion.
Lefeng provides various kinds of information on fashion news, lifestyles, shopping enjoyment, and more. All presented merchandises are strictly selected by beauty trainers.
These products include essential oils, dietary supplements, cosmetics and skincare products, makeup, perfumes, environment-friendly fashion products, beauty books, and more. Lefeng was founded by Lijing in 2008, who is a famous presenter, producer, and the founder of Oriental Popular Media Group..
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