Yoonsuk Lee was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. He graduated from ESMOD Seoul in 2010, earning his undergraduate degree in menswear design. Since then, Lee has worked for a number of Korean fashion brands including, General Idea, Obzee, and Time Homme. He graduated from Academy of Art University, earning his graduate degree in womenswear design in 2018. In 2017 Lee was a finalist for the Geoffrey Beene Design Scholarship Award annually bestowed by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). He recently did his graduate collection during New York fashion week.