Distilling classic romance into a modern sensibility, SIENNA LI creates upscale, ready-to-wear, and custom made couture that invites ladies to join graceful adventures in the designer’s fashion aesthetic.
Imaginative designs accompanied by original creations in construction, silhouette, and finishing, SIENNA LI celebrates unexpected beauty and tasteful stylishness with a light sense of mystery.
Influenced by various cultures and art education, Sienna’s design philosophy thrives on her knowledge and experiences beyond fashion. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Chinese literature from China and a master’s degree in English literature from the UK.
Her early pursuits in the literature provide her with a sophisticated, romantic, and creative perspective on art and fashion. When interviewing creative talents while she was working as a journalist in London, she was inspired to pursue a career in the fashion industry. Trained in Central Saint Martins and enrolled in Parsons, the New School of Design, she is proficient in design, pattern making, and manufacturing. She rented her expertise and business sense by working in Jason Wu and Johnathan Cohen’s studio.
In 2015, Sienna founded a women’s wear brand, named after herself, Sienna Li, located in New York City. Her studio serves her private clients with make-to-order couture, as well as buyers with high-end ready-to-wear.