AsianInNY 11th Annual Fashion Show

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AsianInNY 11th Annual Fashion Show will be on Sat 9/14/2019 featuring top Asian fashion designers, artists, musicians, and models.

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AsianInNY 11th Annual Fashion Show will be on Sat 9/14/2019 featuring top Asian fashion designers, artists, musicians, and models. This is the largest Asian fashion runway show in New York. Come join us!

Tickets are limited for $35 per person online, and $50 on site.

What is included:

– Gift Bags (sponsored by Good Maker Beauty, BioCode, Erno Laszlo)

– Cocktail Reception (sponsored by BobaMosa, Brooklyn Crafted Ginger Beer, Essentia Water, KOH Coconut, KOH Chips, Recolte Bakery, Singha Beer and VIVALOE.)

– Runway Fashion Show (Hair by Hair Philosophy; Make-up led by Willie Huang)

– Live Performance (sponsored by Hello Taiwan, TCCNY, Taipei Cultural Center of New York, DJ eztioko, China Institute, Nest Seekers, Sofer, Skyline Tower and Aegis Service Corp)

***About the designers:

Gilbert Chen studied Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin and also received his BFA from the prestigious Parsons School of Design. Chen worked as a menswear designer for brands such as Arrow Sportswear, Cole Haan Outerwear, Joseph Abboud Outerwear, Arnold Palmer Taiwan and Members Only. Meanwhile, with the desire to understand the full picture of the business, Chen studied for an MBA in International Luxury Brand Management at ESSEC Business School in France. In 2010, Chen launched his own menswear and boys wear collection BARQUE, named after BARK with a slight twist in spelling. BARQUE is as personal as it can get in terms of Chen’s own personal taste and sense of style.

Lawrence Chieh-Min Chang finished his study in Savannah College of Art and Design and trained under established patternmaker, NICOLAS CAITO right after graduating. Lawrence is a craftsman who focuses on creating artistic, provoking, yet elegant silhouettes for the heroine-to-be woman. He often combines traditional garment-making techniques with modern technology and materials; believing that innovative design is the key to preserving the past, and forging the future. Lawrence’s work has been featured in many magazines including British Vogue; and has been featured at top showrooms in London.

Minika Ko takes inspiration from strong female figures and creates women’s wear that highlights confident femininity. Minika has worked as a fashion designer in France, Taipei, and Los Angeles before starting her own atelier in NYC in 2016. Minika brings her global experiences to the world of fashion, designing with today’s adventurers in mind — the courageous, independent, modern woman. She launched the high-performance fashion line KOVASKY to serve today’s power woman. Minika also designs one-of-a-kind custom wear for private clients and organizations.

Tzu-Yuan Wei is a Taiwanese designer who created his namesake brand WEI TZU-YUAN in 2014. While studying at Shih Chien University, Wei already won many awards including National Campus New Designer Award, Taipei in Fashion Designer Competition, and Taiwan Fashion Design Newcomer Award. Wei’s work has been selected to showcase at World of WearableArt New Zealand, Prague Quadrennial, and State Historical Museum in Moscow Russia. Wei has presented his collections at Taipei Fashion Week, Dalian Cup International Fashion Design Contest, the Alternative Hair Show London, and Taipei Fine Arts Museum.

Alice Lo and Yessenia Tseng: Alice Lo was born in Taiwan and grew up in New York. Her fashion sense was recognized early on when she received the Narciso Rodriguez award for her creative display of fashion concepts at Parson’s School of Design. Alice gained her field experience working with Michael Kors, Elie Tahari, Anne Klein and The Limited. Yessenia Tseng grew up in Wugu, Taiwan. She completed her undergraduate degree at National Taiwan University. Felt in love with the creative nature of fashion, she advanced her studies at Parson’s School of Design in New York City focusing on fashion marketing. With over 20 years of industry experience in fashion design, accessories and high-end jewelry, the duo founded Vierra Rose in 2014. Their mission is to blend comfort wear with splash of contemporary style to every young boys and girls.

*** Special Performance:

Kenneth Kuo: A native of Taipei, Taiwan, Kenneth has been hailed by the Sydney Morning Herald as a “cellist with great facility and confidence,” and Strings magazine as an artist with “effortless technique, a beautiful, warm tone, and an unabashedly romantic soul.” Kenneth Kuo has performed throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, appearing in dozens of distinguished venues, including New York City’s Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ Avery Fisher Hall and Alice Tully Hall, Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Hall and St. Petersburg’s Glazunov Concert Hall, the Taiwan National Concert Hall and the Sydney Town Hall in Australia. He has collaborated with many celebrated artists, among them Pierre Boulez, Erick Friedman, Aldo Parisot and Itzhak Perlman. In addition to his classical performances, Kenneth Kuo has recorded two albums for Taiwan’s Jingo Records: “The Memories of Boom Mi Pon” (the top-selling cross over classical album for 10 consecutive months) and “Splendid Adventure.” Both recordings – with combined sales of over 500,000 CDs – were nominated for “Best Crossover Instrumental Album” by the Golden Music Awards in Taiwan. Kenneth Kuo is the Founder and President of The Connecticut School of Music in Westport and Greenwich and the creator of the Connecticut Musical Arts Foundation, a non-profit organization assisting students with musical and financial needs. He has also held positions at Yale University, Taiwan National Teachers College, Thames Valley Music School in Connecticut College, Ithaca Violoncello Institute, New England Music Camp and Colombia’s University Antonio Nariño.

Ya Han Chang: Chang is a NYC based actor/singer. She received her BFA and MA degrees in vocal performance with a specialization in Opera from the prestigious Taipei National University of the Arts, and also a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Credits include NY stage: Sayonara, The Emperor’s Nightingale (Pan Asian Rep.), The Subtle Body (59E59 Theater), Night Tide (NYMF). Regional: Miss Saigon (Ogunquit Playhouse), The King and I (Lyric Stage, Alhambra, Broadway Palm, Dutch Apple Theatre). Film: The Peace Inside (2018), Flystruck (2019), Marionette Doll (2019). Playback singer: Shrek 2 soundtrack Chinese version (2006), Dead Pigs (2018), Lucky Grandma (2019). Proud member of AEA.

Ashley Liang: Liang is a dance artist, dance choreographer, and dance educator. She received a Master Degree of Dance Education at New York University, and also studied professional Chinese dance at Beijing Dance Academy in China. Liang has performed at Alice Tully Hall Lincoln Center, Guggenheim Museum, Carnegie Hall and was the female lead “YuHuan” of the dance drama “The Story of YuHuan” presented by Yangtze Repertory Theater of America at NY Off-Broadway for 16 performances. Liang has received awards of “Excellent Dance Teacher”, “Excellent Dance Choreographer”, and “Distinguish Dancer” presented by New York City Council Peter Koo and New York State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky. Liang also recently held her sold-out dance production “Flowing Colors of Charming Flowers” at Alice Tully Hall Lincoln Center which was presented by her own Ashley Liang Dance Company.

David James “DJ” Estioco: Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Estioco knew that he needed to stand out among his family of musicians. Surrounded by Gospel and Classical music, his taste in music did not settle for either but instead widened it. Performing at various events from a piano duet at Kollaboration (2015) and Starmedia Entertainment Tour (2018) to spinning as a DJ at Electric Daisy Carnival (2016), Toyota at KCON (2016 – 2018), collabs with AJ Rafael (2017) and Jules Aurora (2019) and alongside Charlie Puth and Zedd (2017), celebrating and opening for Shawn Wasabi (2019) on The Infinity with Hornblower Cruises and the annual NYC Crazy Rich Asians Gala (2019), there is no type of performance DJ will say no to. Releasing his EP in the Summer of 2019 and opening for Armada Music, Spinnin’ Records and JVNA this summer, David’s sights are focused on producing and collaborating with other artists to further develop himself as a musician.

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