NEW YORK, Mar 12, 2011/ — The acclaimed designer Lie Sang Bong began his womenswear brand in 1985 and since then has created glamorous avant-garde collections seen throughout the world.

With his Paris-based brand Lie Sang Bong, he has dressed Korea’s First Ladies and some of the world’s most fashionable celebrities including Beyonce & Lady Gaga. In 2009 Bong, a Goodwill Ambassador for Seoul, was awarded the prestigious President Prize as Designer of the Year. His feminine architectural designs emanate the French haute couture combined with the luxurious, unique Asian sensibilities.

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