Dolly Girl by Anna Sui
Sui launched a more youthful version of her fashion line called Dolly Girl by Anna Sui in 2004.
She is known for her mixing of styles finding inspiration in everything from the classic Chanel suit to Haight Ashbury hippie chic to glam rock of the 1970s. A favorite ofPatricia Arquette, Christina Ricci, Cher, Naomi Campbell, Sofia Coppola and Courtney Love, Sui’s funky, purple-walled boutiques can be found in New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Osaka, Japan. Today, her patchwork-boudoir aesthetic is instantly recognizable in her clothing, her store design, even in her beauty packaging. It’s a true lifestyle brand,
Anna Sui for Target (2009), Anna Sui Mobile for Samsung (2005), Anna Sui Vision with Allison Eyewear (2001 to Present), Anna Sui for FitFlop (2009)
“There is an artistry in Ms. Sui's mix of art and fashion:
A perfect example of boho chic, Though the butterfly has been a motif in her prints (another of her signatures),
She developed her designing business throughout the 1980s and was ready to put on her first runway show in 1991. The models included Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista. Anna launched her own clothing line the following year and opened the first of her boutiques in New York City. Eventually she would have boutiques in Tokyo, Osaka, Hollywood and Los Angeles. She has continued to be particularly popular in Japan, and has designed the costumes for an anime (Japanese style animation), television series.
Anna Sui says she was inspired by the rock chic look.
Anna Sui continues to bring out her collections, drawing from different inspirational ideas each time, and the shows are always well received. She is always open about the source of her ideas, and still keeps an eye on what's in the magazines, mixing that with some classic looks from the past.
in the trendy SOHO area of New York, where the store features the signature lavenders and florals that are now synonymous with Anna Sui. This concept store has been rolled out globally and has seen success unequivocally.
Anna Sui is certainly a designer that celebrities and other brands want to be associated with. Take for example celebrities Naomi Campbell, Mischa Barton and Paris Hilton; all of...