Based out of New York, Jason Wu has emerged as a leading global talent with a distinctively feminine aesthetic. Through merging modern American sportswear elements with a sophisticated global attitude he has created timeless classics with a glamorous sensibility.
Jason has been dedicated to making beautifully crafted clothing since debuting his Ready-to-Wear collection in 2007. With the focus on couture quality craftsmanship, over 90% of the Jason Wu Collection is manufactured in New York City's Garment District. The handbag collection, launched in 2011, is 100% handcrafted in Italy using the highest quality materials and construction.
Although only 32, the precocious designer has already achieved many of his aspirations. The Jason Wu Collection is sold in 39 countries with over 170 points of distribution. Jason dresses some of the most influential women in the world, including First Lady Michelle Obama, Reese Witherspoon, Julianne Moore, Diane Kruger, Kerry Washington and Christy Turlington, among many others.
Jason has received many accolades from the fashion community, including being named one of the finalists in the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund in July 2008. In June 2010, he won the Swarovski Award for Womenswear at the CFDA Fashion Awards, and in April 2011 he was nominated for the CFDA/Swarovski Award for Accessory Design. Jason was appointed Artistic Director of Hugo Boss womenswear in June 2013.