Vivienne Tam, honored by Forbes magazine as one of the “25 Top Chinese-Americans in Business”, is an international designer known for her culture-bridging, east-meets-west approach to design as well as pioneering global collaborations marrying fashion with technology and renowned brands. Vivienne Tam effortlessly blends her cultural roots with a modern design vocabulary recognized for its artistry. She is also the author of the award winning book “China Chic” and pieces from her collections are housed in the permanent archives of the world’s most prestigious museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) in New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh.
In 2015, Tam’s three iconic gowns including Buddha collection were highlighted in the Metropolitan Museum Exhibition: “China: Through the Looking Glass” and received rave reviews. The entire process of staging the exhibit was made into a documentary “The First Monday in May” which premiered around the globe. In 2016, Tam received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Beijing InStyle Expo for her contribution to promoting Chinese art and culture.