Friday, June 21, 2013

Front Row: An Exhibition of Chinese-American Fashion Designers at the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA)

The Museum of Chinese in America or MOCA, located between between SoHo and Chinatown, has an ongoing exhibition called “Front Row” showcasing many successful Chinese-American fashion designers in New York City - Vera Wang, Jason Wu, Anna Sui, Thomas Chen, David Chu, Melinda Eng, Jade Lai, Derek Lam, Wayne Lee, Humberto Leon & Carol Lim, Philip Lim, Mary Ping, Peter Som, Vivienne Tam, Yeohlee Teng and Zang Toi.

“Chinese-Americans have always been involved in the garment industry, and now they have emerged as top designers whose trends contribute immensely to the American fashion style,” said Maureen Hoon, public relations manager at MOCA. The exhibition continues through September 29. MOCA is located at 215 Centre Street between Grand and Howard Streets.

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