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.
Creatives 4 Systemic Change (C4SC) and APOC are hosting a virtual fundraiser showcasing designers, artists and creatives to raise funds for charities benefitting the Asian community.
Event details: The fundraiser will be volunteer-led, and every dollar raised will be donated to charity. The event will run from June 20-July 4 on the C4SC website featuring over 60 designers, according to AnOther.
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.”
Guests at a dinner party in Paris are facing backlash after a video featuring them wearing racist masks and chanting “Wuhan girls” was uploaded to Instagram.
The video was shared on Thursday night by French DJ Michel Gaubert, a regular collaborator with major fashion brands such as Chanel, Fendi, Dior and Valentino, according to South China Morning Post.
A pair of entrepreneur brothers in New York have launched a T-shirt with a powerful message to help the fight against anti-Asian violence.
Tim and Daniel Joo, co-founders of Haerfest (pronounced “harvest”), are no strangers to racism as children of Korean immigrants.
Dolce & Gabbana is reportedly seeking more than half a billion euros in its defamation lawsuit against Diet Prada.
The fashion watchdog, which revealed the 2019 case for the first time last week, initially said that the Italian label is claiming a total of 4 million euros — 3 million for itself and 1 million for co-founder Stefano Gabbana.
Taiwanese American fashion designer Alexander Wang has reportedly addressed the sexual assault allegations against him after speaking out for the first time since January.
Diet Prada is Getting Sued by Dolce & Gabanna for $4.7 Million After Exposing Alleged Racist Comments
Fashion industry watchdog Diet Prada is raising funds on GoFundMe to defend itself against a defamation lawsuit from Dolce & Gabbana.
The legal battle stems from a series of ads released by the fashion house in 2018, which featured an Asian model “struggling” to eat Italian food with chopsticks.
A number of international brands have joined the call to end anti-Asian hate and expressed their solidarity with Asian Americans following a series of violent attacks against the community in the last couple of months.
Some of these companies have taken to social media, posting with the hashtag #StopAsianHate, which comes with the message condemning the national wave of anti-Asian discrimination.
In light of recent controversy, designer Alexander Wang finally denied accusations of predatory and substance-fueled behavior.
How it started: Last December, model Owen Mooney publicly claimed on TikTok that Wang groped him at a club in 2017.
Iconic fashion designer Alexander Wang is facing multiple sexual assault allegations, with survivors on TikTok, Instagram and Twitter detailing the designer’s reportedly predatory and substance-fueled behavior.
First viral allegation: Wang’s alleged history of sexual abuse began to emerge after model Owen Mooney answered a question from another TikTok user about the “weirdest seeing a celebrity in public experience” on December 11, detailing a 2017 incident at a club where he claims he was groped.