For over 17 years, Thao Minh Doh has been making couture clothing both in Germany and in the United States. Thao studied fashion design at "Berufsschule fur das bekleidungsgewerb" in Bavaria, Germany and completed a two-year internship under the direction of famous Haute Couture Designer Peter Keppler. Upon graduation in the summer of 1986, Thao was immediately hired by Mr. Keppler.
With her dedication and natural flair for dressmaking, Thao was quickly promoted to lead dressmaker in Mr. Keppler's company, specializing in high-end cocktail and evening gowns for celebrities. After eight years of consistently superior performance, Thao became an independent contractor for Mr. Keppler and was trusted to make the most extraordinarily draped gowns for his clients. During her time working for Peter Keppler in Germany, Thao has been sewing thousands of dresses for clients.
In 1998, Thao moved to the United States and started Minh Fashion in San Jose, California. Her experience with international fashion gives her great inspiration and insight into high-fashion women clothing.