Vogue Designer Anna Sui on the Finest Shampoo and the Dying of ‘Cool’


AS A KID rising up in Detroit within the Seventies, Anna Sui knew she wished to be a designer. She was particularly drawn to the colourful designs of Biba, a British model influential within the ’60s and ’70s. On the London Biba boutique, her mother purchased her a teal T-shirt with billowy sleeves together with matching eye shadow. “That was it for me. I’d by no means seen something like Biba,” recalled Ms. Sui. “The make-up counter [at the London store] was artwork deco, embellished with plumes of black ostrich feathers. You had been used to seeing blue eye … Read More