, Vivienne Tam took inspiration from the Chinese opera. Thankfully, the collection wasn't too closely tied with the theme. Vivienne showed lots of chunky lose knits and wonderfully structured jackets. We especially liked the range of teal blues. Standout item: Structured tweed jackets Our...

Now you find the tiles used as a popular material for kitschy fashion accessories. Vivienne Tam has such a distinct style that they are quirky, yet timeless. I love that I have pieces from her collections that span over 15 years, but I feel I can wear them at any time and still look fashion...

explained that the theme of the Vivienne Tam fall 2011 collection was centered around the Chinese opera. He noted that the southern Chinese region of Kungu had a world famous opera that was different from the renown Beijing opera in that it was celebrated by a more high class, educated...

Vivienne Tam continued her use of high tech fabrics like power mesh and neoprene to execute classical cultural motifs. I have always loved her aesthetic of taking traditional elements of her heritage and breaking them out to contemporary pop art fashion trends. Now, if I get enough red...

A night at the opera–that is Vivienne Tam. The brilliant designer claims she was inspired by multiple, famous operas throughout China for this collection, including the Kun Opera and Guangzhou Opera House. Balancing new and old, ancient and modern, Vivienne Tam's winter line embodied elaborate...

Was this a nod to the casual attire of Silicon Valley? Sure, wearing comfy shoes should be a goal in real life, but on the New York Fashion Week runway, I realized I would prefer to see some nice heels on the models that are only spending 90 seconds in them. Even the most professional of...

Vivienne Tam presented her fall 2013 on Chinese New Year at Lincoln Center. The striking red and black collection had me drooling for the upcoming season. The centerpiece print was an Obama inspired print with QR codes embedded as part of the artwork as her fashion fueled political...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York The Theatre Vivienne Tam's sportswear this season was a hats nod to her Chinese roots with every stitch. The motifs ran the gamut from florals & foliage to varying types of architecture. The direct influence of Beijing's forbidden city was evident...

February 13, 2011 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week NY Fall '11. Vivienne Tam's Graceful Chinese Warrior Princess Summary: Balancing ancient traditions and new technology is no easy feat. It can be almost a contradiction to try to apply both concepts to one idea. Vivienne Tam's Fall 2011 collection...

The Show: Vivienne Tam The Theme: Hong Kong Gothic The Color Palette: Red and Black The Standout Look: An Asian influence is very characteristic of Tam's collections and Fall 2013 was no exception. The reflection of Hong Kong trends in this collection was extremely apparent. However, the...

 

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