Famous Chinese Fashion Designers

Top Chinese Fashion Designers

Famous Chinese Fashion Designers. Chinese Fashion Designers with International Success. Chinese clothing designers and other designers from all over Asia, like well-known China-born fashion designers Betty Charnuis & Vivienne Tam, and a lot of less known and promoted designers help create the tens of thousand of dresses, suits, shoes, and other clothing and accessories purchased every year by consumers worldwide

Vivienne Tam - Fashion Designer
Vivienne Tam - Chinese Fashion Designer

Vivienne Tam was born 1957 in Guangzhou, China and moved to Hong Kong at the age of three. She is a fashion designer based in New York City. She attended Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Tam's clothing brand is named after her and is inspired by Chinese design and modern fashion. The theme of first collection was "East Wind Code." Her shops can be found in most major cities around the world. She authored China Chic, a book on Chinese style. She has worked with Hewlett Packard on a special Vivienne Tam range of designer netbook computers

Betty Charnuis - China-born Fashion Designer
Betty Charnuis  - Chinese Fashion Designer

Betty Charnuis was born Princess Betanana Char-nuis Borjigit Clemos in Shanghai. She was a Eurasia by birth belonging to the Mongol Borjigit clan. At the outbreak of WWII she fled China with the help of her friend Princess Der Ling. She changed her name to Betty and worked in New York as a fashion designer. She later got married and moved to Hong Kong in the late 1950s to start her own fashion house at the Peninsula Hotel. She worked active here in the 1950s until the end of the 1990s. Her business started to decline with the rise of Ready-to-wear in the 1980s. She hold onto her business until the 1990s and finally closed her atelier down in 1997, when the practice of couture and made-to-measure fashion became obsolete. In 2005 she passed away