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Guo Pei

Guo Pei

Fashion Designer, Guo Pei Haute Couture

Show-stopping, gravity-defying, and other hyphenated superlatives have been piled on Guo Pei's haute couture pieces by industry insiders the way the designer herself--one of the biggest names in China's fashion scene--might stack a skirt with premium silks.

Creation, just like mountaineering, is a process of endlessly pursuing a new height. On haute couture's stage, mediocrity is unendurable.