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Fong, Anna

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1932 S. Halsted St., Unit 504
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ARTIST BIO

Guatemalan-Chinese Fashion Designer Anna Fongâ€"s talent, creativity and name is quickly becoming a sensation in celebrity circles and is among the young rising stars of new designers destined for international stardom.
Borrowing from her unique heritage Anna is bringing fresh new concepts in the world of fashion that exudes traditional elegance and sophistication with a flare for the international contemporary design that speak uniqueness in a womanâ€"s style.


After working in New York at Chaps Ralph Lauren licensee design house, where she gained professional experience in the fashion industry, Fong decided to return to Chicago to pursue her own business.
The winner of the 2007 AOL Latino Fashionista, in New York City Anna has dazzled the fashion world with her creations on international stages such as Chicagoâ€"s World Fashion Focus representing China (October 2007), Featured Designer at Latino fashion Week (November 2007), Model Shoot for Latina Magazine with Si TV (Los Angeles March 2008), internationally featured in People en Espanol Magazine (November 2007), among other prestigious events.


This young Fashion Designer from Chicago was first introduced to Fashion at the age of five, making clothes for her dolls. In High School she was enrolled in a fashion design summer course while completing her work- study at Gallery 37. She continued with her fashion studies at Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois completing her BA in liberal Arts with a major in Fashion Design.



Anna Fong has dressed celebrities such as Kimora Lee Simmons, Christina Brondo, Nadine Velazquez, Former Miss Universe- Dayanara Torres, comedienne Vanessa Fraction, Ellie Rodriguez, news reporter Tsi Tsi Ki Felix, and radio personanility Bionce Foxx. Her designs have appeared on television on E! Entertainment, Style Network, Si TV, Univision, Escandalo TV, WGN news, ABC news and in fashion Magazines such as People en Español, Splendor, Red Eye, Clutch, Chicago Sun Times, Vibra Latina, Extra, Ndigo. Her designs have paraded across high fashion red carpet events such as Alma Awards, Maximâ€"s 100 Hottest, and Latino Film Festival.



Anna Fong recently opened her own self-named design studio in Chicago designing for the marketplace as well as custom designs for a legion of private clientele.



Fong is gearing up to launch her new collection for upcoming Fall and Spring 2008 season. The line will have separates and dresses available for both ready wear and couture design. This line will exude the glamour, sensuality, sophistication and "chic-ness" that a woman embodies.
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