Vivid Magazine Names Zang Toi as a Top 8 Influential Chinese Americans

DALLAS, Jul 15, 2011/ FW/ — Vivid Magazine, the international Chinese luxury and style publication has named New York-based designer Zang Toi as one of the Top 8 influential Chinese Americans.

The 8 honorees are: Amy Chua (Education), Jeremy Lin (Athletics), Congresswoman Judy Chu (Politics), Ted Chen (Media), William Wang (Technology), Dr. Wilson Ko (Healthcare), Wong Fu Productions (Entertainment) and Zang Toi (Fashion).

A native of Malaysia, Zang Toi was born to an ethnic Chinese family. He came to the U.S. to study design at Parsons and launched his own label in 1989. A favorite among the social set all over the U.S., Zang Toi’s demi-couture creations is nearer haute couture than ready-to-wear.