PH5

PH5 is a brand set out to challenge the conventional view on knitwear and tell the world that knitwear is more than just a winter fabric. Knitwear is breathable, lightweight, colorful and fashion forward. Backed by a highly competent manufacturer, PH5 acts as a laboratory pushing the boundaries of knitwear in fresh and inspired ways. Dedicated to developing our own stitch techniques, PH5 is rede ning the market with an innovative approach that celebrates all things knit.

DESIGNER

Mijia Zhang

Parson trained Mijia Zhang has a particular interest in innovative, high tech textiles and technical developments. After winning Kering’s third annual “Empowering Imagination” student design compeition in 2014, Mijia apprenticed with British designer Christopher Kane before joining Nike as a color designer for footwear. In 2015, Mijia became the creative director for PH5. Mijia’s design aesthetic is colorful and futuristic with a playful twist.

Wei Lin

Wei and Mijia were roommates living in nancial district. While Mijia was studying at Parsons, Wei worked as a business consultant at Deloitte Consulting. She came to New York after graduating from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts with a degree in Business and Entrepreneurship. Wei’s family owns a knitwear factory in China. In 2014, Wei felt the calling to go back to family business and create this fashion label utilizing the factory’s technology. So Wei and Mijia joined forces in 2015 and produced their rst New York Fashion Week presentation in Fall 2016.