Portrait of Designer Zang Toi by Richard Gerst

To coincide with the debut of his new SS’13 collection “Romance at Côte d’Azur” premiering at The Stage in Lincoln Center for New York Fashion Week this Sunday evening, designer Zang Toi agreed to sit for
fashion photographer Richard Gerst for this portrait under Gerst’s creative direction.

Designer: Zang Toi, www.houseoftoi.com
Model: Conrad, ORB Model Management, New York
Photographer: Richard Gerst, www.richardgerst.com

Gerst, already developing a reputation for pushing the envelope with sensual imagery wrapped in social commentary, has recently begun studying at the prestigious MPS Fashion Photography program at SVA in New York (http://www.sva.edu/graduate/mps-fashion-photography) under the direction of co-Chairs Stephen Frailey and Jimmy Moffat.