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EDITORIAL: APAs, own up to your talents

This week, we ran three stories about artists on our front page. We showcased movie producer and director Christina Yao, award-winning fashion designer Gahee Bae, and famed South Korean visual and multimedia artist Do-Ho Suh. Read the full story

Posted in Editorials, Vol 30 No 49 | 12/3-12/9Comments (0)

Design student shuns fur, then becomes finalist in national contest

Design student shuns fur, then becomes finalist in national contest

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Gahee Bae

By Nan Nan Liu
Northwest Asian Weekly

Gahee Bae never thought she would become a finalist in the Humane Society’s annual Cool vs. Cruel contest.

She was wrong.

“Oh yes … I was surprised … I actually didn’t [expect to become a finalist],” confessed Bae, who recently graduated from the Art Institute of Seattle. “This contest … I wasn’t planning to enter. It was a requirement for class. There were so many garments that were better than mine. I didn’t really spend a lot of time on the contest, and I saw other students spend way more time than me.”

As humble as Bae sounded, her remake of Fendi’s latest runway dress, which originally used fur and leather, caught the judges’ eyes. Read the full story

Posted in Fashion, Profiles, Vol 30 No 49 | 12/3-12/9Comments (0)


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