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Photo Gallery: World-renowned couture designer Guo Pei at Bowers Museum
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Photo Gallery: World-renowned couture designer Guo Pei at Bowers Museum

Photo Gallery: World-renowned couture designer Guo Pei at Bowers Museum

World-renowned couture designer Guo Pei stands in front of some of her "Garden of Soul” pieces in the West Coast premiere of “Guo Pei: Couture Beyond” at Bowers Museum in Santa Ana.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: World-renowned couture designer Guo Pei at Bowers Museum

Designer Guo Pei received global attention when Rihanna wore one of her pieces to the 2015 Met Gala. Forty of her designs are featured in her solo show, “Guo Pei: Couture Beyond,” at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana through July 14.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: World-renowned couture designer Guo Pei at Bowers Museum

A close-up of the detailing on the shoes in one of the fashion designer Guo Pei’s displays in “Guo Pei: Couture Beyond,” currently at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: World-renowned couture designer Guo Pei at Bowers Museum

On the left is a lace jumpsuit and silk jacquard jacket with mesh overlay, embellished with diamonds, gems and sequins. On the right is a geometric gold jacket embellished with embossed metal; a bodice with crystals, gems, beads, sequins and copper appliques; and harem trousers embroidered with copper wire and embellished with crystals. The collection is on display in the West Coast premiere of “Guo Pei: Couture Beyond” at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: World-renowned couture designer Guo Pei at Bowers Museum

This blue gown with silk and tule fabric, embroidered with silver-spun thread, pearls and Swarovski crystals is on display at “Guo Pei: Couture Beyond” at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana through July 14.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: World-renowned couture designer Guo Pei at Bowers Museum

This silk gown with gold-spun thread and fox fur is on display at “Guo Pei: Couture Beyond” at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana through July 14.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: World-renowned couture designer Guo Pei at Bowers Museum

On the left is an embroidered silk and Lurex arch-paneled dress embellished with sequins, gems, Swarovski crystals, Swarovski beads and brass florets. At the right is an embroidered silk and Lurex dress embellished with Swarovski beads and brass florets. Both are part of Guo Pei’s “Garden of Soul” collection, on display at “Guo Pei: Couture Beyond” at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana through July 14.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: World-renowned couture designer Guo Pei at Bowers Museum

This embroidered silk dress with gold and multicolor threads and Swarovski crystals is on display at “Guo Pei: Couture Beyond” at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana through July 14.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: World-renowned couture designer Guo Pei at Bowers Museum

Anne Shih, Bowers Museum chairwoman of the board, wears a Guo Pei dress at the West Coast premiere of “Guo Pei: Couture Beyond” at Bowers Museum in Santa Ana.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: World-renowned couture designer Guo Pei at Bowers Museum

Forty of Chinese fashion designer Guo Pei’s pieces, which range from $100,000 to millions of dollars, are available to view at the “Guo Pei: Couture Beyond” exhibit at Bowers Museum in Santa Ana.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
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