Ping He is a Chinese-born, London-based fashion designer and founder of womenswear label PINGHE. Having studied fashion design at the prestigious Suzhou University in China, Ping went on to continue her studies in the UK, attending Nottingham Trent in the historical textile town of the same name.
Upon completing her education, Ping worked at Alexander McQueen and Camilla Staerk before joining Aftershock London as Head of design. This five-year tenure saw the highest sales growth in the company’s history, as well as gaining a roster of A-List clients including Madonna and Uma Thurman. This subsequently earned Ping a ‘Best Rising Star’ award from the British Fashion Council.
In 2012, Ping launched her eponymous ready-to-wear label, PINGHE – debuting at London Fashion Week in 2014. The label quickly attracted the attention of CEO Joseph Wan and former Chairman of the British Fashion CounciL, Harold Tillman, who both went on to mentor the designer. Pinghe now boasts over 15 stockists in 7 countries including Harvey Nichols, Fenwicks and SKP Beijing to name a few, as well as showrooms in London, New York and Canada.
Ping was one of three designers chosen for the prestigious Swarovski sponsorship to represent Asia Pacific in 2016 as well as landing a nomination for the internationally renowned Woolmark Prize.