VERY VERA WANG: SONG GI THAI
I didn't start this blog with the intention of covering fashion shows and the like, but it has become increasingly important to me to show my fervent support for both Asian and Asian-American designers, both domestic and abroad.
While it's true that many Asian designers are leading the pack right now (I am of course referring to the Phillip Lims, Peter Soms, Alexander Wangs and Prabal Gurungs out there), there are still those who are deprived of much-needed exposure and struggle against what Jane Hyun so astutely coined: the "bamboo" ceiling.
This all leads me to the beautiful, bridal gown collection Song Gi Thai presented at the APAIT fashion show at the Vibiana. I really wanted to save the best for last, because it's just that special. Every piece that graced the runway on that particular night was immaculately conceived and constructed. There are certain and evident details that evoked the earlier days of Vera Wang bridal collections, but the gowns are still differ enough to hold on its own. The scope and breadth of Song Gi Thai's bridal collection are its ultimate strengths, with dresses that can seamlessly transition from one body type to another.