Asian American Designers

In 2015, 16 of the 72 official New York Fashion Week shows will be presented by Asian or Asian-American designers, up from 13 shows the previous year.

In this era of sociopolitical fashion messaging, one might have expected her to wear a gown by an Asian or Asian-American designer. Indeed, several such designers rallied to support the film and

“Asian-American designers are a major force in the global fashion industry, as the New York Times recently noted. In this group are Vera Wang, Anna Sui and other established figures, plus relative newcomers such as Jason Wu and Thakoon Panichgul (both of whom are favorites of U.S. first lady Michelle Obama).

Home of original ideas. Dynamic and unique art direction, character design, apparel, and illustrations created by Nickelodeon and Disney designer Martin Hsu, including original creations such as Dragon man, CRAKENS, and Ruby Gloom.

Susan C. Lee, first Asian American elected to Maryland State Senate. Gary Locke, elected the first Asian American governor in the mainland United States in November 1996 and became Governor of Washington in January 1997. John Liu, became the first Asian American elected to the New York City Council (representing Flushing, Queens) in 2001.

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Asian American Fashion Designers: Alexander Wang and Vera Wang There is a huge gap between the manual and creative side of the fashion industry. It’s difficult to go from talking about poverty and exploitation in factories, to famous fashion designers who earn thousands of …

Last year in May, during Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, we brought you the 25 Most Stylish Asian-Americans. We ran the gamut from streetwear heads to fashion designers.

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We are lucky enough to have several Asian-American fashion designers in the current that have continued (or even if fresh to the scene) to grace each day …

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Sep 05, 2010 · “There is this understanding that there is a group of Asian-American designers who are coming up in the world, and there is a sense of pride,” Mr. Lam said.

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Thanks to renowned avant-garde designers like Rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto, Japanese fashion has a reputation for being radical and extreme. Drawing inspiration from the East and the West, the traditional and the ultra-modern, Japan’s sartorial legacy has made a formidable impact on the

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