Soyon An, the Korean American costume designer who won her first Emmy at only 27 years old, opened up about her journey to creative success and how her parents were originally disappointed with her career path.
An impressive portfolio: As a three-time Emmy Award-winning costume designer and celebrity stylist, An’s works appeared on a number of stars and in hit shows.
Rocky Gathercole, the late Filipino celebrity fashion designer known for his avant-garde creations, was homeless for eight years before pursuing his calling.
Humble beginnings: Gathercole told Phil Star Global that he left home to live on the streets when he was 14 because he was going through an “identity crisis” and “couldn’t tell his dad he was gay.”
An accessories designer based in New York has come under fire after expressing support for Black Lives when she herself was responsible for aggressive actions toward them and other people of color, some people alleged.
Eugenia Kim, who is best known for her hats, has designed for celebrities such as Madonna, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, Kate Middleton, Bella Hadid and Beyoncé.
A Chinese woman is stopping users in their tracks with her impressive fashion videos on TikTok.
Nepalese-American fashion designer, Prabal Gurung, has announced his casting of all Asian models for his fall 2018 “Stronger in Color” ad campaign.
In addition to its vibrant cast, bringing the colorful world of “Crazy Rich Asians” to life also requires some top-notch sets and costume designs.
In the highly anticipated film, when Constance Wu’s character Rachel travels to Singapore with her boyfriend Nick Young (played by Henry Golding), she is introduced to an entirely new lifestyle of glitz and glamour.
Jian Yang is an avid Barbie doll collector who happens to be quite talented in designing and creating fancy dresses for his Barbie dolls.
A self-confessed “toy nerd,” the 38-year-old collector from Singapore has been building his collection since he was a teenager. With over 6,000 Barbie dolls (plus thousands of other assorted dolls and action figures), Yang is known as one of the world’s biggest Barbie collectors.
The Malaysian student who splurged on $3.4 million worth of designer goods after her bank accidentally gave her a virtually unlimited overdraft is now completely off the hook after no deception was proven on her part.
Back in 2012, 21-year-old Christine Jiaxin Lee’s Westpac bank account got an unlimited overdraft due to a processing error. When the Sydney University engineering student realized in July 2014 that she had access to an unlimited amount of cash, she spent the next 11 months on a multimillion-dollar spending spree.
One person’s trash is another’s art material. One aspiring designer from Thailand who grew up in poverty is being praised by the internet for her creativity and stunning dress designs.
Thirty-year-old transgender woman Suchanatda Kaewsanga of Korat, Thailand once lived a difficult life. She was bullied and had trouble living with her family and other people, but now she is slowly gaining fame for her creativity in using natural and recycled materials, and turning them into amazing, beautiful works of art.
French luxury brand Kenzo presented its menswear and womenswear for spring 2018 in Paris over the weekend featuring only models of Asian descent to walk the runway.
If you haven’t heard already, China has an actual name for its collective industry of knockoff products — fashion items included — that continues to thrive thanks to a cult-like following.
The word is “shanzai,” which literally translates to “mountain fortress.” According to Shanghai-based site Hacked Matter, it was first used in 2005 to describe companies that produced counterfeit phones, such as “Anycoll” and “Nakia.”
Celebrity designer Vern Yip, who has appeared on TLC’s “Trading Spaces”, has been featured in People Magazine’s 2017 “World’s Most Beautiful” along with husband Craig Koch and their two children.
Yip, 48, and Koch love to travel together, and they bring their 6-year-old daughter Vera Lillian Beatrix and 7-year-old son Gavin Joshua Mannox along for the adventures.