Been a while since I handled them, but they were garbage when I did. I'd be shocked if they weren't fused. They're the epitome of fashion/trend over style, and the construction is likely commensurate with that.
The Chinese consumer has rapidly shifted toward the discrete luxury model and homogenized to global preferences. While it's true that many are brand centric, it's usually middle class trying to move upwards, which is no different than what one sees around the world.