Designer Vera Wang may be American, but her Chinese and Shanghainese roots have made her a fan favorite back in the mainland. Wang has a few dozen stores in China but only one bridal salon that's located in Shanghai, and the opening was seen as a kind of homecoming. However, the
revealed that brides were being charged 3,000 yuan (approximately $480) to just try on the gowns for 90 minutes, a practice that doesn't exist in Wang's other stores around the world.
Photo: Courtesy of Vera Wang