Prabal Gurung, born in Singapore, Jason Wu born in Taiwan, Alexander Wang, Phillip Lim & Derek Lam born in the US from Chinese parents & Thakoon Panichgul born in Thailand. Asian’s heritage with American’s lifestyle. With so many inspiring Asian American designers, no wonder NY Times once reported that roughly 70% of international students newly enrolled at Parsons the New School for Design came from Asia. So did Fashion Institute of Technology whose 23% of the nearly students enrolled are either Asian or Asian-American.