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Fashion Designer Anna Sui Talks Detroit in New York

The Michigan Native Returns Home for a Conversation with Aki Choklat of CCS


Remember those cute yellow dresses the girls at Third Man used to wear? Are they still a thing? Anyway, Anna Sui designed them, and she’s coming to town. We’re stoked.

The talk is free and open to the public. Just come early—seats are limited, and we have witnessed lines wrapping around the hall for this very popular lecture series.

Official details below.

Anna Sui, Fashion Designer
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
GM Auditorium, A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education

5:00 p.m. Symposium
“Fashion Manufacturing In Detroit” And Fashion Accessories Design Scholarship Winners

Jen Guarino, Shinola
Cal McNeil, Council of Fashion Designers of America
Tracy Reese, Tracy Reese
Adrien Yakimov Roberts, Ambassador of London Graduate Fashion Week
Jarret Schlaff, Pingree Detroit
Dora Szilagyi, Adidas

6:00 p.m. Lecture
In Conversation With Fashion Icon Anna Sui and Aki Choklat, Chair, CCS Fashion Accessories Design

Native of the suburbs of Detroit, Anna Sui is a true trendsetter to whom stylists and editors look to for direction. The boundless energy and creative ingenuity of her runway presentations always make her shows a high point of New York Fashion Week. Her runway soundtrack is one of the most anticipated each season. Following her own vision, Anna Sui continues to inspire.