To some Tao is seen as an aesthetic feminist, she has pioneered a vast and exhilarating change in Women’s fashion first in China and now internationally with the launch of her namesake brand Taoray Wang.
Tao left China as a teenager with her family and moved to Japan. It was in Japan that she honed her fashion craft and entered the prestigious Tokyo Modo, majored in design and graduated with honors.
Upon graduating she moved to London, England where she met her husband and the couple has two children.
In 2002 Tao Wang was hired as the Managing and Creative Director of Broadcast. Under her direction the company would grow to 2.3 Billion USD in China. An entire nation watched the birth of one of China’s most exciting and interesting business women, Tao Wang.
Over the decade Tao found herself grow from an aspiring designer to one of Asia’s most successful female entrepreneurs. She set out to create a brand that would serve international women like herself. In September 2014 her namesake luxury brand – Taoray Wang debuted at New York Fashion Week.
(Photo: Designer Taoray Wang backstage at her Fall 2015 show, Feb 16, 2015, photo courtesy of Taoray Wang)