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7 x 7: Two Asian Americans from San Francisco Make Names for Selves in Fashion World

posted by Randall

Derek LamDerek Lam spent afternoons at his grandparent’s garment factory in San Francisco’s Chinatown.  He used to adore the wedding gowns that were made there.

Today, according to Wikipedia,  he is known for his own line of fashion featuring very feminine designs including raw silk sheath dresses with plunging necklines.

Lam graduated from St. Ignatius … Read more

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Vogue: Chinese American Fashion Designers Showcased in New York (Pictorial Essay)

posted by Randall

Jason WuThe country’s pre-eminent Chinese American fashion designers are on display at the Museum of Chinese Americans in New York.

The exhibition curated by Mary Ping features contemporary designers such as Jason Wu (pictured here) and Carol Lim and all the way back to the 1980’s with Vera Wang and Anna Sui, reports Vogue.

“Front Read more

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The Transcontinental: What the Heck is Asian Privilege?

posted by Randall

 

Fashion ModelCandice Chung writes an interesting blog in the Transcontinental about something she calls “Asian Privilege.” Chung is actually from Australia and is writing for an Asian Australian audience. But the author finds a connection with Asian Americans and the attitudes she encounters as a minority in Australia.

In her piece, she openly wonders if … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Asiance: Behinds the Scenes with @AlexanderWangNY

posted by Randall

 

Alexander WangIf you like shows like America’s Top Model or you’re just fascinated with the fashion world and spend time leafing through the pages of Vogue, you’ll want to check out this video posted on Asiance.

It’s a video diary of a day in the life of Alexander Wang, an Asian American fashion icon … Read more

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Huffington Post: Race use to Diminish Appointment of Alexander Wang As Creative Director of Major Fashion House

posted by Randall

red carpetThe appointment of Alexander Wang as creative director of fashion house Balenciaga has been greeted with skepticism, according to a blog by Cornell University Professor Minh-Ha T. Pham for the Huffington Post.

Wrote Pham: “The general perception was that the job offer had more to do with his being Chinese than his talent.”

Some … Read more

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