Saturday, September 23, 2:00 – 5:00PM
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006
Event Fee: Tickets purchased online before September 23 are $32 per person. Tickets are $50 per person at the door on the day of the event. Tickets are limited. To register visit www.asianinny.com
On the heels of New York Fashion Week, AsianInNY’s Annual Fashion Show will feature a runway to showcase international designers Alexander King Chen, Jennifer Chen, Wendy Chen, Edison Lu, Danny Nguyen, and Liling Wang. The show will include a music performance and opening reception presented by sponsors Bruce Cost Ginger Ale, Singha Beer, and Aloe Gloe. Guests will receive gift bags from sponsors including Good Maker Beauty Expert. Come witness these rising stars of global fashion at China Institute!
This event is being co-hosted by Taipei Cultural Center in New York, with additional sponsorship from the Ministry of Culture, Republic of China (Taiwan).
Alexander King Chen: www.alexanderkingchen.com
Born in the USA, Taiwan-based designer Alexander King Chen is currently one of the most volcanic young fashion designers in the Chinese-speaking world. His impressive roster of noteworthy Asian celebrity clients includes Sandrine Pinna, Barbie Hsu, Terri Kwan, and Mavis Fan. Alexander King Chen proves himself to be a staple to the celebs and the red carpets all over Asia by designing outfits that were worn by stars at many film festivals: Cannes International Film Festival, Hong Kong Film Festival, Shanghai Film Festival, Asia Pacific Film Festival, Busan Film Festival, and the Singapore Film Festival. Starting his career at the young age of 16, he studied at Central St. Martins University and the London College of Fashion in Great Britain. His resume includes having worked in London, Paris, New York, and Taiwan. Launched in 2009, Alexander King Chen has molded a successful luxury brand that bears his name pushing him forward as an upcoming innovative industry leader.
Jennifer Chen: snowmannewyork.com
Jennifer Chen is the creative director and co-owner of Snowman New York. Known for their New York City attitude, SNOWMAN New York brings the urban experience and adoration for city life through urban-chic, innovative designs. SNOWMAN has gained popularity among stars such as Aviva Drescher, Toni Trucks, Ramona Singer, Anna Demidova, and city folks alike.
Wendy Chen: wdychen.com
Wendy Chen is a jewelry designer based in NYC. She established the foundation of her design career as an interior designer at a prominent NYC architectural firm. In 2008 she began designing jewelry and accessories for a NYC based accessory/jeweler, who sold her collections worldwide from NYC, to UAE, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Since debuting her first Design Collection, Wendy has been creating jewelry/accessory pieces that are as beautifully envisioned as they are creatively constructed. All of her designs are handcrafted in NYC with natural elements and sterling silver, combined with Swarovski Elements in Crystals and Pearls.
Edison Lu: www.edisonlu.net
At the age of 17, Edison began his pursuit of design and began training as an apprentice hair stylist. He began his initial studies at the Vidal Sassoon Academy In 2003. In 2004 he began training as a basic Wella Color specialist. By 2007 he had finished his requirements and was appointed Master Wella specialist. This is where he began his entrepreneurship and established his very first salon: & Hair Lounge in NYC Manhattan. Since then he has expanded to multiple locations as well as landing editorials in featured publications. In July 2017, Edison launched his fashion brand collection “THRILL” during New York Fashion Men’s Week and has received a lot of media attention.
Danny Nguyen: www.dannynguyencouture.com
Despite his bolstering yet enigmatic personality, Danny Nguyen’s foundation in the fashion world is rooted in the soil of humility. He began his work as a child, under the wing of his mother. Pre-dating his arrival to the United States, Danny could be seen at an early age cutting fabrics, collecting designs and assisting with custodial chores around his mother’s alteration. From there, and following his arrival to the rich and diverse culture of Houston, Danny has developed into many other areas of the fashion world. He has his own studio for alterations and design entitled DNC (Danny Nguyen Couture) in which he spends a great deal of time pursuing his dream, which dances at the end of every needle he drives into his next exquisite creation.
Liling Wang: thedarklightdesign.com
Wang Li Ling is founder of DARKLIGHTDESIGN Studio and creative director of WANGLILING. At the age of 19, her interest in using technological materials was reflected in her projects while studying fashion design at Shih Chien University. She was later enrolled at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design to study MA Textile Futures. During her time in London, her thoughts on combining various fields such as science and fine art have grown even wider. Wang Li Ling was established to embark on a modern era of eastern culture. Known for the amusing construction of functional fabrics that blur the lines between east classic & modern chic. The main image set by the designer, anti-conformist and even rebellious, showcases a glowing fashion wave of luxury, technology and oriental flavor.
Please Register Online. For questions email Aaron Nicholson at: [email protected] or call 212-744-8181 ext. 138