Anna Sui (Chinese: 蕭志美; ) is an American fashion designer from Detroit. She was named one of the “Top 5 Fashion Icons of the Decade” and in 2009 earned the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), joining the ranks of Yves Saint Laurent, Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren, and Diane von Furstenberg. Her brand categories include several fashion lines, footwear, cosmetics, fragrances, eyewear, jewelry, accessories, home goods and a gifts line.
Anna Sui Debuts her ‘Babydoll Dresses,’ 1993
Inspired by the girl grunge groups of the ’90s, Sui created one of the most iconic looks to debut at New York Fashion Week: a trio of babydoll dresses.