Shiatzy Chen is a Taiwanese fashion house, whose founder and brand innovator Wang Chen Tsai-Hsia is often referred to as the Chanel of Taiwan, and is the eponym of her luxury goods brand. She was born in 1951 in Changhua, Taiwan and founded the company in 1978.
In 2001, the Paris Shiatzy Chen boutique opened its doors, signifying the brand’s entry into the global market. Moreover, in 2003 Shiatzy Chen’s entry into China was established as the first store in the Jin Jiang district opened its doors. Garnering support from its clientele, Shiatzy Chen has expanded its locations by establishing branches in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Qingdao. The completion of the China Operations Center in 2007 marks another significant accomplishment. Shiatzy Chen looks forward to achieving exponential growth in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Paris, and other locations around the world with the addition of new boutiques.
The brand spirit for Shiatzy Chen is "neo-Chinese chic", which transfers historical Chinese aesthetics into modern fashion design. Shiatzy adopts Chinese aesthetics in combination with western cuttings and Chinese handcrafting techniques.The brand is known for its distinctive design features drawn from Chinese culture such as qipao collars, knot buckles, or patterns in a Chinese ink painting.