Yvonne, founder of Diva Life, looks in her closet trying to decide what to wear for the day—she rarely wears the same outfit twice.
Her boutique spas in Shanghai offer 13 types of facials, plus $48 chocolate pedicures.
Her father escaped China in 1949 with his family, but tragically, two siblings died in the crossing. Yvonne’s family is typical of the Chinese who wanted to get out when it was bad and fortunate to get back in when things improved.
Yvonne lives the Diva life, designing her own furniture, spa, clothes, etc. spending the morning at the fabric market and meeting with her tailor before going to her office. But the main reason she started the spa is so that she can have a couple hours of spa treatment any day she likes.
The number of women entrepreneurs in China is growing. About three in ten businesses in China are women owned and, according to the All-China Women’s Federation, women account for one-quarter of total China-based entrepreneurs.
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- China's Bling Dynasty_National Geographic Magazine 5/2008