Yoon Jong Chang
Adjunct Associate Professor
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 Womens Wear Daily, Nylon, Nylon Korea, T Magazine (NYTimes), Elle, Lucky, Harper’s Bazaar Korea and online fashion and news publications. Aside from teaching Thesis in Fashion at Parsons School of Design, 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.
Parsons School of Design, New York, BFA in Fashion Design
Parsons Paris, Paris, France
Winchester School of Art, Winchester, England