Yeohlee Teng is an American fashion designer originally from Malaysia and of Chinese heritage. For Yeohlee Teng design is universal. She believes that design comes from servicing a function and is refined through time and process. Her designs are driven by the material, maximizing the use of each fabric by taking into consideration weight, texture, color, and finishing. Through the process Yeohlee "manages to synthesize style into a poetry about the possibility of fabric.