DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT – YOUNG N SANG

Young N Sang is men’s streetwear brand and founded by designer couple Youngshin and Sanglim in 2017. Youngshin and Sanglim were born in South Korea (1992), and they have been together for 12 years since middle school. They studied Fashion Design at SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) in USA. In 2015, They were selected as winners of CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Competitions. Young won a 1st place in 2015 CFDA signature + Clara Hancox Fund competition. Sang won a 1st place in 2015 CFDA x Teen Vogue x Target competition.

In 2016, Recommended as “perfect creative ambassadors” by the CFDA, they collaborated on designing football with the NFL with a CFDA recommendation for 50th Anniversary of Super Bowl. They got a Best Vision Prize from Leather and Fur competition in Haining, China. In 2017, ‘Wing it’ collection introduces the concept of ‘upcycling’ by patchworking donated and purchased vintage clothes. In patchwork process, they made garments by following sudden inspiration of the moment without sketches. This way shows unexpected and interesting combination of patchwork.

Photographer – Jaylim
Model – Sven Geraets

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