Adventures in The Rag Trade

Ernst, Amanda
March 2006
Forbes Asia;3/13/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p42
The article focuses on the career of Chloe Dao as a women's clothes designer and entrepreneur in the U.S. Dao, a young immigrant from Laos, has gained popularity in the fashion scene when she landed as one of the finalists on the television show "Project Runway." At the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, she learned pattern-making. She also worked at an evening-wear shop, mastering the basics of custom made design and window dressing. In 2000, she and her sister Kim opened a boutique store in the neighborhood of Rice University in Texas.


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