Fashion designer most known for operating as a clothing designer for retailer Neiman Marcus.
He studied at the California College of Arts and Crafts.
He designed Grace Kelly's bridesmaids dresses for her wedding to Rainier III, Prince of Monaco.
He was born in El Paso, Texas to immigrant parents; a Chinese father and a Mexican mother. He grew up with three brothers and a sister.
He and chef Helen Corbitt have both been affiliated with retailer Neiman Marcus.