Anna Sui

The Designer That Never Panders

Life

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“Every collection that I work on, I always think, Is this cool enough to wear to a concert?” -Anna Sui

Sui found her love for fashion at a young age. She'd dress her dolls and act things out. These activities helped her realize what she wanted to do in life. After high school, she want on to New York for college. Parsons School of Design was her choice.

Career

In her early career, she worked at various Junior Sportswear Companies.

In the 80's, she submitted 6 original designs to a boutique show, she got an offer from Macy's right away.

In '91, she did her first runway show.

In '92, She opened a boutique.

In '99, She launched her perfume and cosmetic line.

Works

Collections

ANNA SUI COLLECTION FOR MEN AND WOMEN
Signature line introduced in 1980.

Produced in the Anna Sui design studio in New York City

Anna Sui signature collection is known for its high fashion edge with a vintage sensibility

Retail price range; jacket $300 $800; dress $200 $500

Anna Sui collection is currently sold in approximately 200 retail outlets in the United States, Europe, and the Far East
ACCESSORIES COLLECTIONS

ANNA SUI SHOES FOR WOMEN
Debut Fall 1997

Licensing agreement with Italian based company Ballin to manufacture the Anna Sui women"s shoe collection

The Anna Sui women"s shoe collection comprises approximately 30 styles. A limited collection of corresponding handbags and purses comprises approximately 8 styles.

Retail price range $150 $450
ANNA SUI SIGNATURE COSMETICS AND FRAGRANCE COLLECTIONS

ANNA SUI SIGNATURE COSMETICS AND FRAGRANCE COLLECTIONS
Three sided licensing agreement with Wella AG to manufacture fragrance and Albion to manufacture cosmetics.

Color collection includes foundation to lip, eye and nail products. Anna Sui fragrance collection includes perfume, eau de toilette and bath products.

Sui Dreams, the second fragrance from Anna Sui launched Fall 2000.

Sui Love, the third fragrance from Anna Sui launched Spring 2002.

Awards