Red carpet mishap turns the spotlight on haute couture knockoffs in China

Committing an embarrassing faux pas in full view of the cameras’ glare at a major film festival is a nightmare scenario for any film star. Unfortunately that was the fate of Chinese actress Tiffany Tang, also known as Tang Yan, at the 18th Shanghai International Film Festival. Her case shows that even celebrities paying big bucks to fashion consultants are at risk of being fooled by China’s sophisticated knock-off industry.

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