Friday, July 25, 2008

Designer Bio - Wisit Prapong

Age: 30
Hometown: Gibson City, Ill.
Resides in Los Angeles, Calif.

Guided by a love for all things beautiful, Wisit studied art history, fashion design, interior design, and music. Wisit holds a Bachelor's Degree in Art History from the University of California at Davis, and a degree in Fashion Design from Parsons School of Design. Some of his favorite design icons are Stephane Boudin, Billy Baldwin, David Hicks, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Yves Saint Laurent, Ralph Lauren, and Oscar de la Renta. He describes his personal style as modern classic elegance. Also a trained countertenor, Wisit performs the work of Handel, Mozart, Strauss and others. Born in Gibson City, Illinois, Wisit credits his midwestern upbringing for his love of nature and gracious demeanor. He is currently a self-employed designer and fashion design instructor in Los Angeles.