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Asian Pacific Americans have helped shape the garment and fashion industry in many ways from design, production to finished product. Now they are making their mark as innovative, successful and respected figures in the garment and fashion industry.
Experience personal stories from early sewing schools and garment workers, to current designers in the limelight. Get a taste for the creative process and hard work involved in this industry and see original designs by local and national designers. Learn about issues on ethics and labor, stereotypes, ideals of beauty and the APA influence.
Featuring national and local designers and professionals including: Gei Chan, Banchong Douangphrachanh, Harold Koda, Hisako Nakaya, Josie Natori, Malia Peoples, Andy South, Chrissy Wai-Ching, Luly Yang