Yoon Jong Chang

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Visiting Assistant Professor Fashion Design ychan179@pratt.edu 718.636.3415 p Brooklyn Campus, Steuben Hall 2

Current Course Listing (4)

20/FA-FASD-317-02 Contextualizing Fashion III

20/FA-FASD-317-02 Contextualizing Fashion III

20/FA-FASD-317-2V Contextualizing Fashion III

21/SP-FASD-318-01 Contextualizing Fashion !V

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Parsons School of Design, New York, BFA in Fashion Design
Parsons Paris, Paris, France
Winchester School of Art, Winchester, England


Yoon Chang has been involved in all aspects of the fashion industry since she graduated from Parsons School of Design with honors. As design director of Cynthia Steffe, she was responsible for multiple collections and then started her own brand, Whistle & Flute, in 2007. During the 5 years she ran Whistle & Flute she was awarded Winner of the GENART International Design Vision award for Women’s Ready to Wear; she was a Finalist of the Fashion Group International Rising Star Women’s Ready to Wear award and was a Finalist of the prestigious Samsung Fashion & Design Fund Award. Her work has been featured in Women’s Wear Daily, Nylon, Nylon Korea, T Magazine (NYTimes), Elle, Lucky, Harper’s Bazaar Korea and various online fashion blogs. Aside from teaching Thesis for the last 5 years at Parsons School of Design, she previously was a member of a select Jury Panel responsible for choosing the best graduating students based on their thesis presentation, whose work is showcased at Parsons year end fashion show. Yoon continues to be an advocate for young people and art and is on the governing board of Foster Pride, an organization that mentors children and teens in the foster care system through art.