Last Updated: 02 Aug, 2023 | Views: 376
Profession: Fashion Designer
Famous For: Fashion Designer Founder Of Lable Dolly Girl
Higher Education: Graduation (honorary doctorate in fine arts)
Anna Sui is a fashion designer from the USA. She was listed as one of the "Top 5 Fashion Icons of the Decade" and received the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) in 2009. She joined the likes of Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent, Ralph Lauren, and Diane von Furstenberg in receiving this honour. Several fashion lines, footwear, cosmetics, fragrances, eyeglasses, jewellery, accessories, home products, and a range of gifts are among the product categories under her name.
In 1987: Sui had the chance to relocate her brand into Annette B, a showroom assembled by Annette Breindel.
In 1980: Sui attracted the attention of Japanese fashion titans like Onward Kashiyama due to her cult-like devotion on a global scale.
In 1991: One of Sui's first major breakthroughs occurred during Paris Fashion Week.
In 1992: She built her first retail store at 113 Greene Street in the Soho neighbourhood of New York City.
In 2009: Sui and Target collaborated to create Anna Sui for Target, a Gossip Girl-inspired collection that fuses Upper East Side design with a "downtown" edge.
Achievements and Awards:
In 1992: Sui was the recipient of the CFDA Perry Ellis award for fresh talent.
In 2009: Sui received the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Honor from the CFDA in her hometown of New York City as well as the Classic Icon of Fashion Design award at the China Fashion Awards in Beijing.
In 2018: She received the Women's Entrepreneurship Day Pioneer Award at the UN in honour of her achievements in the fashion industry.
She learned how to put together a wardrobe and shop for fabrics from her mother by the age of four.
Her fragrance and cosmetic lines were sold in stores and she designed a lingerie collection for Victoria's Secret in 2005.