How celebrity is born is a mysterious and capricious process. Chicago designer Kevin Vong created the kind of spark that kindles celebrity by creating a unique dress fashioned from popcorn that he wore in the 2013 Gay Pride Parade in Chicago. It garnered much attention that even grew to a national level. But with the spotlight of celebrity also comes the flicker as the light dims. This documentary webisode captures the rise and fall of an unexpected celebrity: The Popcorn Dress. (Click on GAM-TV's webisode tab to download the documentary.)
GAM-TV's winter season continues with "The Glamorous Mind of Kevin Vong:"
Have you ever eaten a spider? Stand out at Pride Parade? Designed a dress for Michelle Obama? This webisode documentary follows the peculiar life of Chicago-based fashion designer Kevin Vong. From his childhood as a Buddhist monk to an 18-year relationship with the love of his life, Kevin is living the American Dream. Follow his journey. It's something to see!
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