Born in Beijing. Raised in the capital city of remote Western Australia Educated in London, on scholarship to Central Saint Martins, with a concentration on Menswear Trained in Antwerp, BE interning for Raf Simons. Working on his namesake menswear brand as well as a range of accessorises for Jil Sander.
Returned to London in 2010, to launch the Yang Li creative studio - focusing on both women’s and menswear. The philosophy of the studio is much like the designer himself “Be a gentleperson with a punk heart”.