ZHI Chen dropped out of university as an engineering student in China to pursue her dream in fashion. She eventually won a national scholarship to study at the Parsons School of Design for one year.
Chen then continued her study at the London College of Fashion and graduated with distinction in 2017. She started i-am-chen shortly after her graduation.
Chen focuses on knitting and puts a great emphasis on techniques. She strives to combine aesthetics and technology to deliver immaculate chic pieces comprised of intricate fabrics developed independently by Chen.