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Sue Wong
Beauty • Magic • Transformation
Sue Wong is an internationally renowned fashion designer, visionary and icon. For many years Sue Wong has been a recognized and well-respected Fashion Designer in America with a global reach and international distribution in twenty-seven countries. Recently, during LA Fashion Week, she was honored with a spectacular Retrospective Fashion Show and received a coveted Lifetime Achievement Award. As Vice-President of Design for the Arpeja in the 1970s, Ms. Wong became an immediate stellar success, catapulting the company’s sales from a mere $2million in annual revenues to over $52million within a three year time period – a stunning and unprecedented success in the fashion industry for the times.

The SUE WONG Designer label began in 1985 and ruled the American Evening Market for the next decade, selling to the highest level stores in America, such as Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom and Bloomingdales, in addition to 27 countries globally, becoming the number one source for the Evening category, proving that the SUE WONG signature is beloved internationally, and appreciated by women all over the world. The intricate detailing such as hand beading and embellishments gave her designs a definite identifiable signature that separated her beautiful designs from the other offerings in the marketplace. Her business skyrocketed to meteoric heights because of the affordable pricing and high quality workmanship of her beautiful unique designs that were manufactured and crafted in China.

SUE WONG haute glamour evening gowns are favored by many luminous Hollywood stars. The stars appear on various red carpets and important Hollywood events, including the EMMYS, GOLDEN GLOBE AND OSCAR ceremonies. Hollywood stars who have been dressed in signature SUE WONG designs include Taylor Swift, Anne Hathaway, Minnie Driver. Jessica Biel, Kelly Osbourne, Tyra Banks, Jane Seymour and countless many other celebrities. She continues to be the proven Alchemist, now expanding her artistic canvas into design modalities for Fashion, Home, Lifestyle, Interiors, and signature Hotels.

Additionally, Ms. Wong was just recently appointed a coveted professorship at Zhejiang Industrial University, which specializes in Fashion Design, Interior Design, Industrial design as well as Graphic Design.

A new SUE WONG MUSEUM project is now in talks on thirty lakefront acres right outside the city of Hangzhou, where she will be contributing her legacy of more than 10,000 pieces of her invaluable archival collection to serve as visual inspiration for an entire new generation of aspiring fashion designers, encouraging them to pursue their dreams, hopes and aspirations. SUE WONG will have her hand in the design of the architecture as well as the interiors and landscape design of the entire SUE WONG Museum project. She visualizes a visionary work of avant-garde architecture, which will also serve as the area’s cultural center for the Arts.

Sue Wong is poised to design her first namesake SUE WONG branded hotel, promising to deliver a spectacular, unique signature hotel with verve and style–inspired by her glamorous 1920’s historical Hollywood palazzo, THE CEDARS–which served as host for a constellation of legendary Hollywood stars and musical royalty– including Norma Talmadge, Béla Lugosi, Errol Flynn, Howard Hughes, Marilyn Monroe, Jimi Hendrix, Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground, Andy Warhol, Dennis Hopper, Bob Dylan, Jim Morrison, The Rolling Stones, and Johnny Depp. It has also been featured in a number of Hollywood classics, including Sunset Boulevard (1949) and Easy Rider (1969). The Cedars has been featured in many publications, including Antiques & Fine Art, In-Style Home, Hello, Hola and Los Angeles Times.

Sue Wong has been accorded over 100 awards and recognitions over the course of her fifty year career. Some of her honors include the Visionary Award for Asia Society, recognition of excellence from the California State Assembly, California State Legislature, the California State Senate, a USA Congressional Honor, recognitions from the LA County Superintendent, Mike Antonovich, two honors from the Mayor of LA for her contribution to Culture, Fashion and the Arts, a Lifetime Achievement award from LA Fashion Week, innumerable Designer of the Year Awards and many more.