Before launching her eponymous label in 2009, Uma Wang studied at China Textile University and Central Saint Martins. She also designed for Chinese labels for 10 years; where she developed her signature knitting techniques and defined her own style and aesthetic. Since launching the brand, Uma Wang has received critical acclaim for her shows and presentations in Shanghai, London, Paris and Milan. Now she is the only Chinese designer who presents in Milan fashion week official schedule. She has become a leader in the Chinese fashion industry by consistently producing high-quality products and collections that always balance fashion with functionality. Uma Wang is particularly skilled in mixing and matching different fabrics and textures to create simple but strong garments with subtle detailing, and it is these unique abilities that has positioned her to become the first internationally successful Chinese designer.