With over two decades in the industry, and over 10 years at the helm of her own label, Chinese designer Uma Wang stands out as a leader not only in her home country, but also internationally. With designs that exemplify the fusion of textures, eras, and styles, Ms. Wang has created collections that have been showcased in Shanghai, London, Paris, and Milan. She has been lauded by industry insiders, as well as named as an up-and-coming designer to watch Vogue Italia. Ms. Wang has received numerous awards for her collection, and stands out as the first Chinese designer selected to take part in the inaugural CFDA/China Exchange Programme.
Uma completed her studies in textiles at China Textile University in Shanghai, before moving to London to pursue a fashion design degree at CSM. She followed this with nearly a decade working as an in-house designer for a number of Chinese label. This foundation allowed her to launch her own label in 2005.
With an aim to design for self-confident women who want to be unique, Uma mixes different fabrics and textures to create simple but strong garments with subtle detailing. It is these unique abilities that have positioned her to become one of the first internationally successful Chinese designers.