Yichen Li

Graduate Fashion Studio

Yichen Li is a Chinese fashion designer. From a young age she has shown a unique style of painting, photography and design. Constantly exploring herself and maintaining a rebellious spirit is the main thrust of her artistic pursuits. Yichen went to Jiangnan University to study Fashion Design in 2015 and began to pursue her dream of becoming a fashion designer. Her major in undergraduate studies was Fashion Design and Technology, which is actually an engineering major. Her work is inspired by some painful and deep memories from her childhood and her attempt to heal herself in a beautiful way. Her time as a Graduate at the School of Art Institute of Chicago provided space for her to continue exploring ideas through installation, visual imagery and garment.