Barbara Bui is a Vietnamese Paris-born fashion designer. She launched her namesake fashion label in 1987 when she presented her first designs during Paris fashion week. She uses leather, fur, and crocodile in her designs combined with silver and gold-tone hardware giving off rock 'n' roll energy. After her line of accessories, bags, and shoes was launched in 2000, the designer introduced an "urban cool" diffusion line. Also, in 2009 Barbara Bui knitwear collection was launched which was being called Barbara Bui Tricot.