"When I was young, I got into Japanese anime."
Born in Taipei, Taiwan and now living in Seattle, Washington, Yilin Lee brings her perspective to life with harmonious blends of sexy sophistication and contemporary design elements, dashed with a whimsical flair.
Yilin draws inspirations from her Chinese heritage and in her first collection “Nouvelle” she integrates modern interpretations of Asian details. Elements such as the bold colors, Origami-like structural details, and Chinese silk are used.
Yilin Lee, a Seattle based designer who obtained her initial Business and Marketing degree at the University of Washington. Yilin solidified her artistic passion at the New York Fashion Academy (Ballard, WA). As a fashion designer, Yilin is dedicated to utilize her practical sensibility with her creative aesthetic.
In the Fall of 2008, Yilin graduates from the New York Fashion Academy. Afterward, she plans to tap into the fashion world using her unique vision and skills to create designs for today's women.
If I had the opportunity to have a famous designer revamp my entire wardrobe: If the Fashion God CriCristobal Balenciaga was still alive, I would just die and go to heaven to have him give me advice on my wardrobe.