May 4, 2017 was proclaimed Vivienne Tam Day by the City of Houston, TX for her contribution to bringing international attention to Houston and for the success of her SS2017 Houston Collection.
INSTYLE EXPO LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - 2016
After staging her SS2017 runway collection at the Beijing Expo Center, Vivienne received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the 2016 Beijing InStyle Expo committee for her contribution to promoting Chinese culture worldwide.
ONE BELT ONE ROAD VISUAL ARTS EXHIBITION - 2016
Vivienne Tam's first ever art piece unveiled at “One Belt One Road Visual Arts Exhibition 2016” curated by Ms. Pansy Ho. Among the 15 female artists from different countries, Vivienne was invited to represent Hong Kong. She created her work “CULTURAL DREAMLAND” – a mosaic of Chinese landscape blended with other countries' cultural symbols.
CARNEGIE CORPORATION - 2014
Selected by Carnegie Corporation as one of the great immigrants of America.
CHINA FASHION AWARD - 2012
Vivienne Tam was awarded the International Design Pioneer Award by Channel Young TV on the China Fashion Awards in 2012.
PEACE INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION - 2011
Vivienne appointed as the Hong Kong Peace Ambassador to promote the UN International Day of Peace and to raise awareness of peace initiatives.
AMBASSADORS’ BALL - 2011
Vivienne served as Creative Director of this year’s Ambassadors’ Ball to celebrate Hong Kong’s rich community of creativity and design.
SING TAO NEWS CORPORATION LEADER OF THE YEAR - 2011
Vivienne Tam was honored by the Sing Tao News Corporation as one of the leaders of the Year in Hong Kong in the Commerce Category.
COMMENDATION OF COMMUNITY SERVICE - 2010
The Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administration awarded Vivienne a Commendation for Community Service for her outstanding contribution to the organization of the 2009 East Asian Games.
CREATIVE AWARD - 2010
Vivienne Tam is awarded the Creative Award from Marie Claire Style China 2010 in Shanghai
FORBES 25 TOP CHINESE-AMERICANS IN BUSINESS - 2010
Vivienne Tam was named one of the top Chinese-Americans in business by Forbes Magazine.
MTV INTERNATIONAL DESIGNER STYLE AWARD - 2009
Vivienne Tam is awarded the International Designer Award at MTV’s Style Gala in Shanghai.
CHINESE OF WORLD INFLUENCE - 2009
Vivienne Tam was awarded the “Chinese of World Influence” Award 2008 in the fashion design category by Phoenix Satellite TV.
ELLE STYLE AWARD - 2008
Vivienne Tam was presented with the Elle Style Fashion Designer International award in Shanghai, China.
INTERNATIONAL ASIAN ART FAIR - 2008
Vivienne Tam is awarded the prestigious title of Honorary Chair at this year’s International Asian Art Fair. Vivienne is recognized for her contribution, and support bridging the gap between American and Asian cultures. Other honorees included Bebe Neuwirth, John B. Coleman, and Miranda Wong Tang.
ASIAN EXCELLENCE AWARDS - 2007
Vivienne Tam claimed the Visionary Award at the 2007 Asian Excellence Awards in Los Angeles. She is honored as an inspiration to future generations of Asian American leaders, artists and entertainers. Chow Yun-Fat and Nobuyuki ‘Nobu’ Matsuhisa were also honored.
WOMEN’S PROJECT FOUNDATION - 2007
Vivienne was honored as an “Outstanding Woman of Achievement” Kathy Hilton and Eve Ensler were also honored at the event.
VEUVE CLICQUOT BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR - 2007
Vivienne Tam was awarded the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year Award and the Visionary Award at the Asian Excellence Awards.
DALLAS FASHION AWARDS - 2006
Vivienne Tam is the proud winner of the 31st Annual Dallas Fashion Awards in the Contemporary Designer category. The Dallas Fashion Awards is the oldest retailer-chosen awards program in the nation.
SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST/BAZAAR READER’S POLL AWARDS - 2006
Vivienne Tam receives the fashion designer of the year Style Award from South China Morning Post & Harper’s Bazaar Readers’ Poll. Some other category winners included Wing Shya, fashion photography; Stephen Chow, stylemaker; Qi Qi, fashion model; Michele Reis, cover girl, and others.
HONG KONG DESIGN CENTER WORLD”S OUTSTANDING CHINESE DESIGNER – 2005
Vivienne Tam was awarded the 2005 World”s Outstanding Chinese Designer by the Hong Kong Design Center. The Hong Kong Design Center held an international conference “Business of Design Week” in November that focused on Asia”s hottest business trends, while celebrating design excellence.
HONG KONG WOMEN PROFESSIONAL AND ENTREPRENEURS ASSOCIATION - 2005
Vivienne Tam wins the prestigious Outstanding Women Entrepreneur Award in Hong Kong. This award celebrates the achievements of women in Hong Kong and recognizes those who have a made significant contribution to their professions, Hong Kong’s business environment and society.
CHINA INSTYLE FASHION AWARD - 2003
Vivienne Tam is awarded at the China InStyle Fashion Award by LYCRA and CHANNEL YOUNG, one of the most highly anticipated social events of the year. Vivienne receives an internationally recognized award that is given Chinese individuals that have contributed to the advancement of the Asian culture.
MTV ASIA AWARDS - 2002
Vivienne Tam is asked to be a presenter at the annual MTV Asia awards. She bestows the award for most fashionable actress Zhang Ziyi.
CHINA CHIC BOOK DESIGN AWARD - 2001
The New York Book Show, which represents the very best in book publishing, awarded Vivienne Tam’s “China Chic” 1st Place in the Best Book Design category and 1st Place in the Best Book Cover Design Category.
CFDA AWARD- 1998
Vivienne Tam was nominated for the esteemed Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Perry Ellis Award for New Fashion Talent in 1997.