Kathryn Bowen is making slow, slow fashion
The Canadian designer and Yang Li alum talks sustainability, power dressing and how her grandparents have inspired her designs.
yang li collaborates with jesus and mary chain in SS20 paris spectacular
The designer continues to break down the barriers of the fashion show.
exclusive: the new samizdat collection by designer yang li
We spoke to the designer about his industrial metal inspirations and why the label is like a fictional band.
Clementine de Pressigny
yang li's spring/summer 17 school daze
This season Yang Li took us on a youthful and nostalgic trip through the dress codes of growing up.
yang li says "no dream, no sleep" for spring/summer 16
Aggressive post-punk gothic girls clashed with delicate florals and a gentle prettiness at the Chinese designer's Paris show yesterday.
at paris fashion week there's no business like show business
The ladies who lunch were out in force on the second day of Paris shows as Maison Margiela, Dries Van Noten, Rochas and Yang Li tackled a twisted sense of Old Hollywood glamour.
Anders Christian Madsen
can fashion still have a political ambition?
In 2003, i-D asked two hundred fashion designers if fashion can have a political ambition. It was the Blair years and Katharine Hamnett sent models down the catwalk wearing T-shirts that read, ‘STOP WAR, BLAIR OUT’ in protest of the invasion of Iraq...
yang li autumn/winter 15
Sculptured silhouettes and metallic sheens were the order of the day over at Yang Li. From stiff hems to crinkled cascades, Li’s aluminium-injected fabric provided high drama, with each garment appearing to be frozen mid-movement, while his palette of...
hostem's christmas gift guide
Santa baby, just slip something from Hostem under the tree, for me! For the second installation of our Christmas Gift Guide series, we asked the east London boutique's head menswear buyer Alex Wysman and chief womenswear buyer Christie Fels to handpick...
pfw: yang li spring/summer 15
This was a brighter and breezier Yang Li collection where the gloom the designer does so well was more spelled out – quite literally – in the slogans paraded in procession on t-shirts.
Anders Christian Madsen
young designer, yang li, creates for the skater in all of us
Still only 26, Yang Li is a fresh young voice amongst all the superstars of Paris Fashion Week. We shot his laid-back, baggy spring/summer 14 collection on teen model Angie Sherbourne from The Smell of Us - the new Larry Clark movie about young skaters...
made in china: the plight of a chinese fashion fan
Patriotism is sometimes blinding. But to borrow and twist a quote from Synecdoche, New York (R.I.P. Philip Seymour Hoffman), "Knowing that you don't know is the first and the most essential step to knowing, you know?” Fashion writer Adam Chinese Symbol...