Guo Pei: Embroidered Dreams | the making of China's first couturier

As a child, internationally acclaimed fashion designer Guo Pei would listen to tales her grandmother told about the extravagant gowns worn by women in the final years of the Qing dynasty. Many decades on, the fashion retrospective Guo Pei: Couture Fantasy, currently on display at the Legion of Honor museum in San Francisco, celebrates “China’s first couturier” and how she has made a career of turning her grandmother’s memories into reality… continue reading on

Visit @Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco to take a closer look at the intricate details of Guo Pei’s fantastical designs:

Guo Pei: Couture Fantasy is on view at the Legion of Honor from April 16, 2022 through September 5, 2022. Visit

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