Christina Oh and Saks Fifth Avenue Host Shoe Designer, Sophia Webster
Chosun Daily said that Korean, Christina Oh of ChristinasStyle.com will host London shoe designer, Sophia Webster for an exclusive shopping event with Saks Fifth Avenue, is causing major buzz.
The event will happen next Thursday, March 13th at 6 pm at Saks Fifth Avenue on the 1st floor in Buckhead mall, Phipps Plaza (3340 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta GA, 30326). Prior to the event, an exclusive VIP reception will be held in the club lounge on the second floor of the store.
Sophia Webster, who is Creative Director and CEO of her eponymous line, is visiting three cities in America to share her new line. Atlanta is one of them. After graduating from London’s Cordwainers College and Royal College of Art, Webster worked as a design assistant for Nicholas Kirkwood.. In 2012, Webster was awarded the Conde Nast Footwear “New Emerging Designer of the Year” award.
“Sophia Webster’s shoes are luxurious, feminine and unique.” Oh says. “I’m extremely excited to co-host this event alongside Saks Fifth Avenue.”
In the future, I would love to host more events like the Sophia Webster one.” Oh says. “I’ve actually been in talks to host an event with Burberry. I would like to invite Koreans who are interested in high-end brands to learn more about these designers.”
Mrs. Oh, who has been managing her fashion blog, http://www.christinasstyle.com since last year, is a very busy lady. In addition to working with Saks, Oh is an ambassador for the Atlanta Korean Film Festival. Her husband, Edward Oh is the Chairman of the Atlanta Korean Trade Association, a group with which Christina also lends her support.
Oh is currently in the planning stages of launching her own cosmetics company, which she will begin as an e-commerce venture before branching out to brick-and-mortar locations. “I’d like to start online.” Oh says. “Once I’ve grown my business, if consumer response is positive, I’d like to sell in stores as well.”
Christina’s entrepreneurial dreams are only part of the big picture. Christina would like to become a recognizable face in the fashion industry. To that end, Oh scored an impressive feature in Atlanta magazine, Jezebel’s March issue. Oh, who’s closet was featured in a two page spread is excited to be seen in a new light. “People tend to look down on me because I’m a foreigner. I want to overcome this impression through fashion. The fact that my blog has already made waves in the industry proves that through fashion, I am able to influence people. I’m so very grateful for that.”