TITLE

Adventures in The Rag Trade

AUTHOR(S)
Ernst, Amanda
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;3/13/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
20957181

 

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