Vivienne Tam is the first Chinese-born fashion designer. Her goal was to make clothing that balanced both Chinese and American cultures. This was important because previously most of the successful fashion designers were either American or French. Her company earns over $40,000,000 annually. Her courage and success inspire other people of color to follow their dreams. She continues to explore fashion.
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- "Vivienne Tam." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Vol. 24. Detroit: Gale, 2005. Biography in Context. Web. 29 May 2015.
- "Vivienne Tam." Contemporary Fashion. Gale, 2002. Biography in Context. Web. 29 May 2015.