Andrea Jiapei Li
Andrea Jiapei Li is an American womenswear designer and Parsons graduate who launched her namesake brand in 2015. Her debut collection launched at New York Fashion Week the same year and was so well received that Dover Street Market co-founder Rei Kawakubo immediately bought the lot. Andrea’s work focuses on unique silhouettes and creative fabric techniques. Her designs are modern and sporty without sacrificing elegance and femininity.
The International Woolmark Prize celebrates outstanding fashion talents from around the globe who showcase the beauty and versatility of Merino wool. It is the world’s most prestigious award for rising fashion stars. First held in 1953 as an initiative of the International Wool Secretariat, the award was won the following year by iconic fashion designers…