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Constance Wu, Fashion Star in the Making?

On a recent Thursday at the end of July, instead of making a beeline for the Hamptons a slew of designers and editors were crowded into New York City’s Metrograph theater for an early screening of “Crazy Rich Asians.” The film has drawn immense interest from the fashion industry for both its representation of Asian-Americans and some rather fabulous clothes.
Leading the pack was Prabal Gurung, who was joined by Phillip Lim, Joseph Altuzarra, Laura Kim, Carol Lim and Dao Yi Chow to celebrate the movie’s arrival.
“It means visibility, representation, the way we want our community to be shown: beautiful, flawed, like any other human beings,” Gurung said ahead of the screening. “For the longest period of time we haven’t had this representation in this big way, with a mainstream Hollywood film come out. So it means a lot to us. I’d seen the movie, they showed it to me, and I got everyone, the editors and designers, together, because we all felt like it was time for us, as an industry, to come together.”
That’s where the movie is finding its sweet spot: it’s equal parts a film of empowerment and representation and visibility, and a light romantic comedy, one filled

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