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Autumn Lin Riser
AutumnLin Riser


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AUTUMNLIN is best known for her one-of-a-kind couture zipper pieces. Her designs have been worn by celebrities including Cher, Kylie Minogue, and Steve Aoki. Her work has been published in Harper’s Bazaar Vietnam, Vogue UK, and ZINK; and she has been featured in national ad campaigns for YKK USA and MAC Cosmetics. She was one of the top 3 finalists on Bravo’s “Styled to Rock”; hand-picked by Rihanna to be mentored by Mel Ottenberg and Pharrell Williams. She was the winner of the 2012 RAW ARTIST “Fashion Designer of the Year” award, was a Designer-in-Residence in the 2012 Philadelphia Fashion Incubator, and has had the honor of showing her work at New York Fashion Week, Philadelphia Fashion Week, Boston Fashion Week, RAW Hollywood and the San Francisco MOMA. She has a passion for Fashion Tech and is currently developing her digital fabrication skills at Columbia Teacher's College where she is pursuing her Doctorate in the College Teaching of Art with a concentration in Creative Technologies.

MS, Fashion Design, Drexel University
BFA, Fibers/Textiles, The University of the Arts