Sue Wong Designer Estates: A New Design Extravaganza

Sue Wong Designer Estates: A New Design Extravaganza

Iconic/Legendary designer/artist Sue Wong just launched her new venture, SUE WONG DESIGNER ESTATES with the unveiling of her first designer property, VILLA FELIZ, a dazzling romantic 1928 Spanish Revival hacienda that she restored and redesigned to artistic perfection.  The inauguration featured a Red Carpet of  who’s who of celebrities, influencers, film/  television personalities and rock stars. SUE WONG Designer Estates reopened Hollywood in Los Angeles with a glamorous Red Carpet Hollywood cocktail party, touted as…

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The Emergence of Anna Kile-Gupta, Fashion Designer

The Emergence of Anna Kile-Gupta, Fashion Designer

                          On a slightly chilly night in December, 2019, a light rain began to fall on an outdoor stage at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, but that most certainly was not enough to stop the long-awaited student fashion show I was about to witness. The music commenced and got progressively louder as models, two at a time, crisscrossed through the large audience which…

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THE CEDARS: THE PAST IS THE PRESENT 

THE CEDARS: THE PAST IS THE PRESENT 

When renowned fashion designer Sue Wong undertook the restoration of her beloved The Cedars, the breathtaking palazzo she calls home, no detail nor expense was spared nor overlooked in reinstituting its past grandeur. The Cedars was once the fabled Grande Dame, the epitome of Old Hollywood glamour and reputedly the most opulent home of its day when she was conceived in the Golden Age of the 1920s.  The property came by its name in celebration…

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Sue Wong an Epic Life Journey

Sue Wong an Epic Life Journey

SUE WONG is a study in contrasts. She appears petite, yet possesses a commanding presence and grand energy that fills an entire room. While there is power and strength in her designs, there is a romantic fantasy and poetic lyricism that informs her work. The elegant economy of her gestures belies the strength and determination with which she had managed her business for over three decades. This collision of polar opposites creates the frisson that…

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Sue Wong at the LA Art Show: When Fashion Meets Art

Sue Wong at the LA Art Show: When Fashion Meets Art

Fashion has always been an artistic endeavour and the LA Art Show, an international art exposition held this year from February 5th to February 9th at the Los Angeles Convention Center, certainly realized that when it recognized the seminal contributions of world renowned designer Sue Wong to the world of fashion/art and saluted her with a position of honor in its show. The LA Art Show, which turned 25 this year and has as its…

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Sue Wong’s Brilliant View of The Oscars

Sue Wong’s Brilliant View of The Oscars

Sue Wong’s spiritually uplifting Academy Awards Gala, held on Oscar’s greatest night, February 9, 2020, at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood, presented a living canvas of the international fashion designer’s accomplishments and aspirations. Indeed, the event was a stimulating and enriching experience which honored the glory and glamour of old Hollywood and simultaneously paid homage to the unconquerable human spirit within us all. The Wong gala was a diverse program, to say the least, featuring…

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East Meets West: Oscar China Night’s Fashion Show

East Meets West: Oscar China Night’s Fashion Show

This fashion show was a smashing success, so when I tell you who created it, there will be no surprise. It was none other than the international fashion designer/recherche boutique hotel designer Sue Wong! Arete, which is Greek for excellence! Just when I thought I had seen all of the repertoire of the Empress of Style’s spectacular evening gowns I was reminded as I watched this show that she created over fifteen hundred designs a…

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The Best of the Best Hollywood Lounge Suites

The Best of the Best Hollywood Lounge Suites

If Hollywood is a mecca for entertainment, then Doris Bergman’s lounge suites are a mecca for the celebrities and journalists of tinseltown. Ms. Bergman is indeed the doyenne of public relations and lounge suites, and her pre-Oscars event is a must-attend affair every year. So, exactly what is a lounge suite? A lounge suite is a location where brands come together to give out gifts to celebrities and journalists who then pose with the gift…

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Larry Namer: The Inspirational Story of the Media Giant

When Larry Namer graduated from Brooklyn College, a hiring freeze prevented him from landing a job  as a public school teacher in New York and he was forced to continue his summer job as an assistant underground cable splicer in order to eat.  At this point, one might say he was as low as you could go; but one who made that statement could not possibly be more distant from the truth.  For Larry was,…

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Designer Sue Wong Struts with the Goddesses: Retrospective Show at Los Angeles Fashion Week Brings Down the House

Designer Sue Wong Struts with the Goddesses: Retrospective Show at Los Angeles Fashion Week Brings Down the House

How many times can it be said that one was moved to tears by a fashion show? I can say so and still am in the thrall.  I am not speaking about just any fashion show, I am speaking about the memorable one I witnessed on March 16, 2018 at the MacArthur in Los Angeles to culminate Art Hearts Los Angeles Fashion Week: the magnificently momentous and daringly dramatic Sue Wong Retrospective Fashion Show celebrating…

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