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Phillip Lim
Phillip Lim
Participation: 2018

Creative Director and Co-Founder, 3.1 Phillip Lim

Creative Director and Co-Founder of 3.1 Phillip Lim, the eponymous designer finds himself at the helm of a pioneering modern luxury brand- designing Women͛s, Men͛s, Accessories, and Shoes - making him one of the most talented and successful young designers today.

Lim co-founded and worked at the Los Angeles-based fashion label Development from 2000 to 2004. In the fall of 2005, he co-founded 3.1 Phillip Lim with friend and business partner Wen Zhou, becoming the company's creative director. His line of youthfully elegant wardrobe classics with a twist, was an instant sensation and adored by critics, fashion editors and customers alike. Widespread recognition of Lim͛s talent and accolades quickly followed, including the 2006 Fashion Group Internationals Women͛s Designer ͚Rising Star͛Award, the 2007 CFDA Swarovski Award in Womenswear, the 2012 CFDA Swarovski Award in Menswear, and the 2013 CFDA Award for Accessories Designer of the Year.