China Institute chairman Chien Chung Pei described Vera Wang as “really the pioneering Chinese fashion designer — completely international but with Chinese roots.”
Dylan Lauren’s New York sugar emporium opened in 2001.
Vera Wang’s minimal bridal collection included impactful pieces with Parisian vibes.
Vera Wang, Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole and Diane von Furstenberg were among the industry elites at the glittering affair.
The executive was tapped for her knowledge of the luxury fashion world, entrepreneurial spirit and human values, the company said.
Guests including Donna Karan, Alber Elbaz, Rebecca Moses and Patrick Demarchelier turned out for the ceremony at the Hôtel National des Invalides.
Reem Acra received international attention after dressing First Lady Melania Trump last month on the eve of the President’s swearing-in ceremony.