We checked out Alibaba's Taobao Maker Festival in Hangzhou and met these dynamic, young entrepreneurs
Love online shopping? You're likely to be familiar with Taobao, China’s biggest consumer-to-consumer e-commerce site.
Just this month, Alibaba Group launched its second Taobao Maker Festival to celebrate the “maker spirit” of these young entrepreneurs.
We were fortunate enough to meet some of the 108 merchants from the commerce-oriented social platform.
Here are some must-buys we've sussed out:
2. Zumu’show (祖母秀堂)
There’s something about embroidered items that bring back a sense of nostalgia, similar to the way our grandmothers quilted blankets or beaded slippers. At Zumu’show, you’ll find a full range of embroidered shoes in designs that run the gamut from traditional motifs to modern emoji — think adorable cupcakes! The prices aren’t too steep either, especially for such exquisite and handmade shoes.