The 2013 Grammy Awards have come and gone and while Frank Ocean’s win over girlfriend-beater Chris Brown grabbed some headlines, much ado was made about Katy Perry‘s jaw-dropping green Gucci dress, which accentuated her ample bosom.
Well, it turns out she wasn’t the first to wear the show-stopping number made by Gucci, Chinese actress and Summer 2011 Audrey cover girl Li Bing Bing wore the same dress to the Golden Horse Awards last November.
So who wore it better? Katy Perry accentuated her chest and oozed sex appeal while Li Bing Bing made the dress seem a bit classier and more elegant. What do you guys think? Continue Reading »
New York Fashion Week is here! Here’s some of our favorite looks from the first day – of course, featuring our favorite Asian models!
H&M has just announced Minju Kim as the winner for the H&M Design Award 2013. The award supports emerging European talent by funding and collaborating with one design student chosen from 19 fashion academies in European countries. Minju Kim’s “Dear My Friend” Collection was made this years winner.
Learn more about her collection here.
The 11th annual Stardust Awards honored Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan, and numerous others for their achievements in Hindi film this year. But who were the winners on the red carpet?
Project Runway is back for Season 11 tonight! Catch Thai contestant Tu Suthiwat Nakchat as he dukes it out with the other designers.
There’s one catch for this new season, however – every challenge is a team challenge, meaning all designers will compete in groups from beginning to end. One Project Runway winner will still be crowned.
First Lady Michelle Obama graced the Inauguration Ball with the work of not only one, but two Asian designers. Mrs. Obama wore a ruby-red chiffon and velvet gown which was custom-made by designer Jason Wu. The delighted Wu was also the designer Obama chose back in 2009. Michelle Obama’s decision of Jason Wu was career-making and his work has since then been in collaboration with Target and Nordstrom.
You may also catch glimpses of the matching red shoes Mrs. Obama chose for the Inauguration. She decided to accessorize with Jimmy Choo shoes who’s founder is from Penang, Malaysia. The entire outfit has people raving that this First Lady has quite the eye for fashion.
The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience is now holding an exhibit on fashion. Titled “Fashion: Workroom to Runway”, the exhibit highlights the many ways in which Asians have contributed to the growing fashion industry. The exhibit not only shares personal stories from early sewing schools and garment workers, it even showcases designers and professionals including Gei Chan, Banchong Douangphrachanh, Harold Koda, Hisako Nakaya, Josie Natori, Maiden Noir, Malia Peoples, Andy South, Chrissy Wai-Ching, and Luly Yang. Visitors will get an in-depth look into the creative process behind these designs and learn about issues on stereotypes, labor, and the ideals of beauty.
Keep reading to find out more!