Harper's Bazaar-May 2023
49 AAPI Designers Changing the Fashion Industry
Designer Jennifer Chun had an eponymous label, but, faced with the difficulties of running a small business, shut it down in 2017. During the pandemic she came across a story about natural dyeing in Korea, where she was born. It inspired her to reach out to local artisans with the help of her mother. The result is Uniformed, a brand that uses upcycled fabrics and trim to create wearable pieces that nod to Chun’s heritage.
Stunning Asian-American-Owned Fashion Brands to Fall in Love With This AAPI Month
Designer Jennifer Chun was born in Daegu, South Korea, and in researching her hometown and its rich heritage of textiles, natural dyeing and sustainability, she fell in love with the culture and created her own fashion brand, UNIFORMED.