We’re starting the Winter 2022 series virtually with a selection of favorite presentations from the archive. This Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series event originally took place on October 8, 2015.
Born in Detroit, fashion design legend Anna Sui is known for her bohemian and retro fashion looks. Her brand includes clothing, shoes, cosmetics, eyewear, accessories, and a line of fragrances, all sold through her free-standing stores and distributors in over 50 countries around the world. Anna Sui was named one of the “Top 5 Fashion Icons of the Decade” and in 2009 earned the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), joining the ranks of Yves Saint Laurent, Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren, and Diane von Furstenberg. The first book of her work, Anna Sui, was published by Chronicle Books in 2010.
With support from the Institute for the Humanities and the Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3).
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