As a little girl, in Busan, South Korea, Le Wang loved pretty dresses. Her father, Hou Shiang Wang, owned an upscale restaurant on the very top floor of the posh Commodore Hotel Busan. His restaurant served elegant Korean and Chinese dishes. Le recalls the lowest level of the hotel was lined with shops and her favorite was the dress shop was filled with fancy dresses. When a particular dress caught Le’s eye, she brought her mother, Bok Shun Wang, to see the dress hoping she would buy it for her.