Zirui Huang is a designer based in New York and Shanghai. She studied fashion design in Fashion Institute of Technology, focused on all-gender and knitwear. She appreciates the aesthetic of romantic minimalism and subtle things. She loves to create and manipulate unique fabrics to highlight the continuity of the garments' surfaces. With a heavy focus on textile, Zirui uses a understated color palette in her collection to create a sober and temperate style, which always has a quiet but powerful beauty to her. She was a science student in high school, majored in biology. She came to the United States to study business first, but her interests in creating textures and combining different textures brought her to FIT. She had experiences in both menswear and womenswear in 3.1 Phillip Lim, Orley, Edun and Three as four.

Winner of the Entrepreneur Award-Rising Star Fashion Designer Entrepreneur Competition 2018

Shortlist of Fashion Scout London AW18  2017

Winner of the $10,000 prize in the China Beauty Fund Fashion Design Scholarship Competition 2016

Finalist of the CFDA Scholarship Design competition 2016

Finalist of the Geoffrey Beene Scholarship Design Competition 2016

Knitwear Garment exhibited in 10th Annual Sustainable Business and Design Conference 2016

Winner of the International Student Speech Contest Sponsored by FIT 2014

Personal drawings got published in Professor Michele Wesen Bryant’s fashion drawing book 

Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Fashion Institute of Technology 2017

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