Angel Chang

Laureate 2007

Angel Chang

Angel Chang LLC
Luxury apparel with “performance” elements and functional designs...

Raincoats that light up, clothing that not only changes color, but has natural resistance to body-odor, or simply knickers with built in controls for your iPod… If Angel Chang has any say in the matter, clothes could get to be a whole lot smarter.

Angel graduated from New York’s Barnard College with a BA in art history & visual arts. Following internships in the design studios at Marc Jacobs and Viktor & Rolf, she returned to Columbia University in 2001 to complete an MA in modern art theory. Next stop: a job at Donna Karan as a Design Assistant for Womenswear the following year.

Whilst at Donna Karan, Angel had her first taste of the business start-up, co founding the art and culture quarterly Me Magazine. Since leaving in 2005, she has combined running her own label with working as a freelance journalist for France and as a consultant for influential New York fashion magazine, W.