05/13/2014 11:25 am ET Updated May 13, 2014

More Than 60 Models Under Arrest In China

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China has emerged at the forefront of the fashion conversation with major brands such as Burberry, Dior Homme, and, most recently, Michael Kors hosting blowouts in Shanghai to build their respective presences in the region. Over the past few days, however, the country has earned negative attention after a group of more than 60 foreign models were taken into custody by officials for working illegally under tourist visas (as opposed to obtaining correct Schengen or working permits).


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