Having spent over 30 years as a designer and creative director in the fashion industry, David Leung has extensive experience in all phases of design, product development, merchandising, marketing and branding. Born in Hong Kong and educated in the United States, he has a global perspective that has grown through assignments in Milan, Paris and New York City. He has been a creative force behind such fashion houses as Versace, Sonia Bogner, Maska, Caractere, Joan & David, Magaschoni, Zoran and Natori.
Today, David shares his experience and fashion fervor with a new generation of talent from across the globe. He also serves the industry as a mentor and critic and works as an adjunct instructor at Parsons School of Design, the Fashion Institute of Technology, Kent State University Fashion School and New York University Steinhardt Graduate School.
David obtained his Master of Arts in Visual Culture: Costume Studies at New York University, his BS at the University of Hawaii and his AAS at the Fashion Institute of Technology.