Jean Yu is a Korean born fashion designer operating in New York City. She is a member of Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) since 2007, and was one of the top ten finalists for the CFDA/Vogue fashion fund in 2005.
Jean Yu is known for her architectural approach and seamless technique. Her dresses have been featured in many fashion publications such as Vogue (American and many international), Vanity Fair, The New York Times, W. Gwen Stefani was wearing her dress on the cover of the June 2004 edition of the American Vogue.
Jean Yu opened up her store on crosby street in downtown SoHo in December 2001. The store was named 37=1 after its address (37 Crosby Street).