Documenting a Growing Force in Fashion

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Tina Fineberg for The New York Times
Posted on April 24, 2013

 

From left: Anna Sui is always popular with young people, and copycats. This spring 2007 look, knocked off by Forever 21, was a flashpoint in the campaign for design protection; Jason Wu, who designed Michelle Obama’s inaugural gowns, exemplifies the new generation of Asian-American designers with his lively evening looks, like this spring 2013 dress; Vera Wang, perhaps the most famous bridal designer in America, can get bored with white. Like her black wedding gowns in 2011, this red one for spring 2013 caused shock waves.

 

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