The Ten Most Fashionable Asian-Americans In NYC

Categories: New York

I've met them all and narrowed it down to these 10 amazing A.A. specimens:

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NIKI AND SHAOKAO CHENG (with offspring accessories). They own eight BoConcept stores in NYC, featuring the finest in Danish-born furniture. Plus they throw great parties and were savvy enough to feature me in a popular commercial. These two are the tops in functional geometric chic.

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JASON WU, the Taiwan-born designer who's done everything from RuPaul dolls to Michelle Obama. A real visionary and groundbreaker.

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LING TAN, the first supermodel from Southeast Asia, and a total goddess. She's helped change the face of modeling with her uniquely arresting structure. Photo: David Shankbone/Wikipedia

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VIVIENNE TAM, a China-born designer and mainstay of the NYC fashion world. Vivi vidi vici.

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JEREMY LIN, the first American of Chinese or Taiwanese descent to play in the NBA. People have been obsessing on this guy. Yes, athletes can occasionally be fashionable--even to me.

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ALINA CHO, a CNN correspondent who's smart and savvy. She was born in America to parents from Seoul.

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The legend, YOKO ONO. An artist, feminist, musician, and philanthropist. She's the real deal--and she writes terrific tweets.

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Shanghai-born designer SALLY WU has worked with Lagerfeld, Anne Klein, etc. She's tied into the Shanghai fashion world and is hugely influenced by architectural design in her fashion work.

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DAVID CHANG, the Korean-American chef/owner of the Momofuku restaurants. Because fashionable people have to eat, after all.

Thanks to Sam Bolton for help with research.


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