About Tuan Tran

Tuan Tran Couture & ArtTuan Tran– Fashion and Art Biography and ApproachTuan is focused on creating Haute Couture garments of stunning beauty, made primarily from recycled or re-purposed materials. Materials such as recycled telephone wire and re-purposed manufacture's cloth material samples. His designs range from the ultra wild and edgy - made of  wire to the elegant hand woven garments from cloth. Other garments by Tuan are hand painted, and appear to be a wearable paintings, with others made from unusual cloth materials. His approach is to have the garment defy the source materials, with beauty that is undeniable.Tuan has a business background and studied accounting and engineering. Actively involved making art for over 25 years, a credentialed Ikebana teacher and has performed demonstrations, exhibits and workshops around the world.Based in San Francisco, he has been the featured fashion designer for many shows and events. A fan of fashion since a teenager, he has translated his artistic, engineering and aesthetic skills into a remarkable collection of couture. August 4, 2012,  he won the Me'lange "Bay Area Fashion Designers" award.Tuans website is: www.zhibit.org/tuantran email: tuangeorge@gmail.com Facebook: tuantsf@yahoo.com