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Guo Pei is a Chinese fashion designer. For most of her career, she was dressing celebrities and crème de la crème of the society. Her design takes form Chinese cultural heritage through embroidery mixed with Western style. In January 2016 she was nominated by the TIME magazine as 100 Most Influential People and by Businesses of Fashion’s 500 most influential people in today’s world fashion. Today she employs 500 artisans in her Beijing studio.
It was impossible to find any embroiderers because, during the Cultural Revolution, that was considered a really bad skill to have, so no one was learning and no one was teaching-this kind of skill was lost, says Pei
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