From the couture+love+madness fashion shoot with Lily Ji on the Great Wall of China during the recent Australia China Development Company trade delegation and sister city celebrations. Lily recently appeared in the Transformers 4 by Michael Bay.

Cristina Tridente, the Adelaide Fashion Festival coordinator and couture+love+madness designer was a highlight of a SA trade delegation to Qingdao in SA’s sister province, Shandong, China. Qingdao with a population of 10 million has recently become Adelaide’s newest sister city. Cristina said ‘China presents a significant growth market for the South Australian business community and those creative fashion industry entrepreneurs looking for new markets , Qingdao has hosted 14 international fashion weeks since 2001, the most recent in April. Adelaide also has many of Australia’s internationally renowned hallmark events and we want to promote them to China.’

Photo by Ella Elfie Germein