About the Designer
Her first collection, Refined, was showcased at Fresh Tradition IV 2010, inspired by her Hmong traditional wardrobe. Since then, she decided to pursue her designs by attending St. Catherine University. In 2012, she was a recipient of the Cultural Community Partnership Grant that was granted by the Minnesota State Art Board. She hosted and showcased her Hmong inspired couture collection, Sway, at the Visual Art Exhibition.
In 2014, she participated in the Sol Inspiration's Innovations 2014 scholarship and was awarded the Audience Choice Award for her sustainable dress, Crimson. She debuted her senior collection, ZING, at the annual KATWALK: NOIR 2015 and received the Treadle Award 2015.
After receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Apparel Design, she recently showcased her latest collection LUCID at Minnesota's most anticipated fashion show, Envision 2016 hosted by Ignite.
Shows and Exhibitions
2016 Fresh Tradition X Exhibition
2016 Envision Fall Fashion Show
2016 Rooted Exhibition
2015 Katwalk Noir: Senior Collection
2014 Katwalk Fathom: Junior Collection
2014 Sol Inspiration Scholarship Fashion Show
(Awarded Audience Choice Award)
2013 Saint Lolita Fashion Show
2013 Express Yourself Trunk Show
2012 Asian Hats Exhibition
2011 Visual Art Exhibition
(Awarded Cultural Community Partnership Grant)
2011 Envision: Artopia Spring
2010 Fresh Tradition Fashion Show