Jling Daily, China
Gemma A. Williams is an author, journalist, curator and instigator with a focus on the China market, including independent Chinese designers, retail and sustainability. She is currently Features Editor at China luxury-focused publication Jing Daily.
Launched at Shanghai Fashion Week, Williams’ 2015 book Fashion China (Thames Hudson) remains a pioneering text for its work in applying a curatorial approach to a new generation of Chinese designers. She has consulted for Shanghai Fashion Week, and acted as the Global Markets Editorial Associate at the Business of Fashion.
Williams completed MA Fashion Curation at London College of Fashion and a B.Sc in Communications (Film & Television) at DIT, Ireland. She has worked for major museums and institutions including the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the British Council. Recently, she co-directed two fashion operas, in 2018 and 2019, for London’s opera festivals Tete-a-Tete and Opera in the City.