Born in Cologne, Germany, Siki Im moved to the UK and studied architecture at the Oxford School of Architecture. After working as an architect in various cities around the world, he started his career in fashion in New York City as a Senior Designer for both Karl Lagerfeld and Helmut Lang. In September 2009, in New York City, Siki Im introduced his first solo collection which won him the prestigious Ecco Domani award for Best Men’s Wear in 2010. In 2011, Siki Im was awarded with the Samsung Design & Fashion Fund. Currently, he is also the Senior Concept Adjunct Professor at Parsons School of Design and his collection is sold worldwide.