Yang Li

Yang Li is a London based Central Saint Martins graduate who interned with Raf Simons in Antwerp before launching his own label. His aesthetic approach blends couture -esque craftsmanship with stark, precision-cut shapes that have a dis tinctly ’90s-minimalist feel. Quality and design go hand in hand in Li’s collections, subtle details do the talking, clothing conventions are subverted and machine and handmade details are mixed in individual pieces.


October 24th 2016

Yang Li's Halloween Playlist

After interning at Raf Simons and leaving Central Saint Martins without his degree, Yang Li went on to create his namesake brand, working from London and showing in Paris. Heavily influenced by youth subculture and rebellious visionaries, Li has put together an Halloween inspired soundtrack exclusively for 4. From post-punk and cold wave to industrial, consider this…

August 10th 2016

Fashion’s Rising Stars

Emerging designers are plumping for maximum impact with dramatic silhouettes and exaggerated proportions. Here are some of our favourite looks for Autumn Winter 2016. Aganovich 4 favourites, Aganovich continue to push their accomplished, avant-garde aesthetic: Vetements The Parisian collective have had a huge effect on both womens and menswear and can seemingly do no wrong: Undercover Jun…

August 8th 2016

Where In The World?

We’re in the middle of summer and it’s officially holiday season, so this month we’ve asked some of our favourite designers if they could be anywhere in the world right now, where would they go? David Koma “Cancun, Maxico, with friends.” Rick Owens “Exactly where I am right now – overlooking the sea in Lido Venezia.”…

August 2nd 2016

Summer Sale Buyer's Highlights

Our buying team select their spring summer 2016 sale highlights. Up to 50% off, Shop online or in-store. Featured Womenswear: Rundholz Sheer Jacket, Olgana Mink Fur Flats, Simon Miller Dress, Jerome Rousseau ‘flicker’ Heels Haider Ackermann Gilet, Rombaut Slip On Sneakers Featured Menswear: Yang Li Sash Shirt, Ann Demeulemeester High Panel Sandals, Haider Ackermann Draped Sweatshirt, Forme D’expression Shirt, Matthew Miller Oversized Linen T-shirt

October 29th 2014

Yang Li Speaks

London based, Chinese designer Yang Li, 26, established his eponymous collection in 2011, mounting his first runway show in Paris last year. His clothes bridge a divide between polished and rough with every seam and every embellishment “a study of human behavior,” with all of its flaws and failures. Li says he is drawn to…

March 7th 2014

Yang Li Showroom Visit, Paris

Last week we paid a visit to the Yang Li showroom as part of an extensive series of buying appointments in the French capital. Referencing surrealism in his AW14-15 collection, Yang Li presented a range of oversized belts, light jackets, half skirts, oversized coats and long silk skirts. We’re very happy to announce that Yang…