Designer / Visual Director
Designer and visual director of AMBUSH®, an experimental line of jewelry and apparel which she launched with VERBAL in 2008.
Raised in Seattle, Washington, she pursued studies in graphic design at Boston University before moving to Tokyo where she developed the DNA for AMBUSH®. YOON has expanded the brand’s realm through collaborations with Louis Vuitton (Kim Jones), sacai, UNDERCOVER, OFF WHITE and SHU UEMURA.
Listed on Business of Fashion’s Top 500 People influencing the global fashion industry in ’15, ’16 and ’17. YOON was a finalist for the LVMH Prize 2017, and was named as ‘Rising Star of the Year’ at VOGUE Japan’s Women of the Year Awards 2017.
Brand Profile[Established year] 2008
AMBUSH® began as an experimental line of jewelry – innovative pop art inspired designs capturing a distinct Tokyo aesthetic. The iconic trademarked POW!® motif in particular received media coverage around the world. With apparel created as a can- vas to complete the story, AMBUSH® evolved into designing unisex collections. The brand made its Paris debut in 2015 with VERBAL & YOON being listed as two of Business of Fashion’s Top 500 people in uencing the global fashion industry in 2015, 2016 and 2017. In 2017 AMBUSH® was selected as one of the top 8 nalists for the LVMH PRIZE.
AMBUSH®’s uniquely crafted parts form an idiosyncratic style that led to commissions and collaborations with an illustrious list that includes Louis Vuitton (Kim Jones), sacai, UNDERCOVER, Off-White, and SHU UEMURA.
AMBUSH® opened its rst agship store on September 2nd 2016 in Tokyo, a space which encapsulates the brand’s ethos in a creative environment under one roof with the design studio.
CategoryMen's & Women's / Ready To Wear, Accessories and others