Later, Sui began production of a diffusion fashion line called "Sui by Anna Sui" and a jeans line called "Anna Sui Jeans" with Italian fashion house, Gilmar S.p. The same year, Sui and Marc Jacobs also began consulting for Gilmar's Cento x Cento and Iceberg brand lines respectively.
Madonna surprised Sui by wearing her clothing to the event.
The notoriety Sui received from this event was instantly tremendous and far reaching.
Madonna would later wear the same outfit again for Meisel's photoshoot for Vogue.
at 113 Greene Street in New York City's Soho District.
Her debut with the style magazine featured dresses from her Spring/Summer 1995 collection inspired by period pulp comics and the puffed sleeve, square shouldered, floral dress fashion popular during the war rationing years of 1940's era fashion.
1997 marked one of the pivotal years in the emergence of Sui onto the world stage.
Sui would spend hours watching her mother sew and would collect the fabric scraps to clothe her Barbie dolls and her brothers' army action figures.
Through this process, Sui learned the basics of making clothing and soon she was putting together her own outfits.
Sui credits reading this article as a pivotal moment in her youth, which gave her clear direction on her goals for her future.
The manager at Glenora, where Sui was still on the payroll, was furious when he saw the advertisement in The Times and fired her on the spot.
Breindel, who had a history of nurturing young designers, was a major influence for Sui and helped the designer emerge onto the fashion scene.