Changsheng Yu is originally from Changsha, China. Upon receiving his BFA Fashion Design degree at Academy of Art University in 2014, Yu returned to his home country and focused upon industry experience. There, he worked with designer Masha Ma, helping prepare her fashion show at Paris Fashion Week, and, as a manager for Yirantian Guo’s studio. In 2015 Yu decided to continue his education in fashion design and returned to Academy of Art University for his MFA. In 2017, Yu was one of the finalists selected to have his garment exhibited at The Metropolitan Museum design competition for Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons; in 2018 he was selected as one of the five finalists considered for the Geoffrey Beene Scholarship Award granted annually by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), and participated in the CFDA Fashion Future Graduate Showcase in New York during the summer.