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Anna Sui Brought Back Her ‘00s And ‘90s Designs For SSENSE

From viral TikTok videos of old runway shows to nostalgic looks on Instagram, Anna Sui’s presence is stronger than ever online. Though her namesake business has been around since the ‘80s, the longtime New York designer is being reintroduced to a whole new generation of young, digital-first fans. Over the past few years, Sui has been giving them her coveted designs from the ‘90s and early 2000s in slow and steady drops — a pop-up with Nordstrom, a collab with Opening Ceremony, and even a Depop shop that offered archive designs from those beloved decades. But now, in a recent capsule collection with SSENSE, she’s officially reviving her cool factor for a more discerning crowd of fashion-savvy shoppers.
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Anna Sui on the Dress That Sent the Internet Into a Tizzy—Plus, Every Look From the Fall 1998 Show

Once upon a time, not so long ago—earlier this week, in fact—the internet got excited about a blue velvet princess dress with fur trim. The “drama” started when Casey Jackson posted that the dress was for sale on Poshmark. The woman who designed it, Anna Sui, wrote to Jackson asking if she could acquire it. Meanwhile, its purchaser, Ashley Narcisse, posted pictures of herself in the dress, which were then reposted with the question, “I mean would y’all sell it back to Anna Sui?” Memes followed, as did comments for and against either “side.” As this isn’t fiction, there really aren’t any “bad guys” in this story despite the stir it caused on Instagram. What the incident really speaks to is ’90s nostalgia, and how vintage clothes are valued both for individual expression and as historic, passdownable objects.
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New York Is Still Inspiring Designer Anna Sui

Anna Sui has been at the heart of the New York fashion industry for 40 years. Beginning her career searching the Garment District for fabrics, Sui hustled around the city, looking to it for inspiration before launching her own ready-to-wear label in 1981. “I came to New York in the ’70s, when it was burned-out. But it was the most exciting time of my life: coming to this new city, seeing this whole underground culture,” Sui said.
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Anna Sui Takes Us Behind The Scenes Of Her Fall 2022 Show

The designer’s latest collection will get you dressed for the weekend. After returning with a physical runway show at New York Fashion Week last season, Anna Sui has switched back to digital to debut her Fall 2022 collection on Tuesday, Feb. 15. The medium of choice was much more fitting, though: inspired by the weekly British television show Ready Set Go from the ‘60s, Sui decided to showcase her new designs by recreating her own episode of the hit program at the famous music venue, Bowery Electric, in downtown New York City.
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Anna Sui RTW Fall 2022

The world of Anna Sui has always been chock full of pop culture references. As of late, the designer has been looking to the past, both inside her vast archive and out, blending retro nostalgia with youthful, modern flair. For fall, Sui referenced ’20s opulent Art Deco, ’60s Mod and the flair of ’80s New Wave, peppering ’90s Brit pop and punk and Y2K influences for her delightful, upbeat collection.
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Anna Sui goes back to the 60s for Fall 2022 lookbook

Anna Sui brought models to the historic Bowery Electric Bar to film a lookbook shoot for her fall-winter 2022 collection. (Feb. 15) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress. Website: https://apnews.com. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/. ​. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/1b82830e82c649028bff7726e861852c.

Anna Sui On Her New Limited-Edition Holiday Tote

We know Anna Sui as one of the key fashion designers who made their mark in the 1990s; a time of grunge music, baby doll dresses and plaid. Over her 30 plus year career, she is known for dressing everyone from Madonna to Dua Lipa, and is famous for creating a romantic aesthetic around rock star chic.
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Anna Sui, Batsheva Team Up

Click here to read the full article. “I’m doing a collaboration with Batsheva!” Anna Sui exclaimed back in June during a resort collection walkthrough in her label’s Midtown showroom. This week, the Anna Sui x Batsheva capsule ready-to-wear collaboration made its debut. “She and I traded fabrics,” Sui motioned to a grouping of colorful, vintage floral printed fashions. “We are good friends — she’d come over for a coffee, sit and chat about what’s going on with work… so I thought, “I should ask her if she wants to do a collaboration!”More from WWDTarget 20th Anniversary Collection: See All the PhotosFall...

“Spontaneous Things Can Be Done”—Anna Sui and Batsheva Are Rethinking the Fashion Collab

Fashion world wisdom dictates that a collaboration either happens between two megabrands on a massive global scale—see Gucciaga or Fendace—or between an established brand and an upstart—like Sacai x Tomo Koizumi or Microsoft x Priya Ahluwalia. Rarely do two peers come together to create a collection on a local, personal level. But Anna Sui and Batsheva Hay aren’t designers who play according to the rules.
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Anna Sui And Batsheva’s Collaboration Is ‘90s-Era Cottagecore

Anna Sui launched its latest capsule collection in partnership with Batsheva, featuring vivid floral prints and puffed-shoulder silhouettes. The new release comes after the designer teased the upcoming collaboration back in June during her Resort 2022 showcase. For the collab’s capsule collection, Sui teamed up with designer and longtime friend...

Anna Sui Serves Up Dreamy Vacation Beauty Inspiration With a Gen Z Twist

“Another day in paradise!” said Pat McGrath with a smile backstage at today’s Anna Sui show inside New York restaurant and nightlife institution Indochine. The legendary hotspot’s banana-leaf wallpaper helped set just the right tropical mise en scène, one that was further brought to life by Sui’s beach-ready clothes, a White Lotus runway soundtrack, and fantasy getaway-ready makeup look dreamed up by McGrath.
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Anna Sui RTW Spring 2022

“Like all of us, dreaming about getting away. Not a particular place, but really just someplace exotic, tropical, with lots of sun, lots of water. So, I put together a whole fantasy of it,” Anna Sui said during a collection preview appointment in her showroom. On Saturday afternoon, Sui transported showgoers into her getaway oasis (i.e., intimate runway show) at Indochine, complete with custom, collection-inspired Saint Germain “Paradisiac” cocktail and 1950s Tiki Lounge soundtrack (cheekily mixed with HBO’s “The White Lotus” opening theme music).
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Summer Knits Will Be Making Waves Next Year, According To Anna Sui

As we bid farewell to summer 2021, we can rest assured that the future looks bright for our knitwear drawers. Hailey Bieber et al made a case for beach-ready, homespun goods in recent months, opting for cardis as their holiday cover-up of choice. Anna Sui’s spring/summer 2022 show hinted that the mood will linger next year, if the colourful crochet on her runway is anything to go by.