TianYi You (b. 1994) is a fashion model from Jing Zhou, Hubei, China. Her recent work includes fall/winter 2015 fashion shows for Chalayan, Shiatzy Chen, H&M, Ohne Titel, and Tadashi Shoji. TianYi has appeared in numerous magazine editorials, including L’Officiel Singapore’s “Girl Rebel” and Vogue China’s “Bohemian Deluxe” and “Up in the Air” in early 2015. Other editorial appearances include: Elle China’s December 2014 piece “Spring Encounter,” Manifesto Magazine (2014), Harper’s Bazaar China (2014), British Vogue (2014), and Vogue China (2014). She was also part of the Michael Kors fall/winter 2014 advertising campaign, and appeared in Uniqlo’s summer ads the same year. Other ads featuring TianYi You include: spring/summer 2014 collections for Karen Millen, Linda Farrow, and Tommy Hilfiger, as well as recent campaigns for YMK Cosmetics, Sephora’s summer 2014 Skincare IQ, Esprit Denim, Louis Vuitton’s spring/summer 2013 campaign, and Gap Denim Evolved.
TianYi has appeared on several magazine covers, including China’s Modern Weekly in early 2014 and L’Officiel Singapore in December 2014. In September 2014 she was featured on the cover of Manifesto Magazine. She was also photographed for street style features during New York Fashion Week 2015 and Paris Fashion Week 2014. She is known for her understated but eclectic style, often mixing and matching different pieces to create a unique look.
TianYi You has walked in a great number of runway shows since her debut in 2011, including Zero + Maria Cornejo’s spring/summer 2015 collection and the Opening Ceremony spring/summer 2015 show. You has also modeled on the runway for Peter Som, John Galliano, Dries Van Noten, Gareth Pugh, Versace, Fay, Gabirele Colangelo, Koonhor, Honor, Jeremy Scott, Helmut Lang, Chloe, Jean Paul Gaultier, Akris, Viktor & Rolf, Nina Ricci, Marni, Moschino, Oscar de la Renta, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Mulberry, Dion Lee, Zac Posen, Tommy Hilfiger, Thakoon, Chanel Haute Couture, Hugo Boss, Vera Wang, Tome, Valentino, YSL, and Alexander McQueen. With so many runway credits to her name, TianYi is one of the most popular new models currently working in fashion.
TianYi You became a model after placing third in a modeling competition as a teenager. Her hobbies include writing and architecture, and she is very passionate about traveling the world and pursuing her modeling career. She is known throughout the industry for her grace and professionalism. She is especially happy aboout the financial independence she has achieved through her modeling. Although she is a versatile model who has worked with many designers, TianYi enjoys tomboy inspired looks in her personal style. Her favorite designers include Vera Wang and Marc Jacobs. She is known for her high cheekbones and elegant, sophisticated look. She is one of several rising stars from China, including Liu Wen and Xiao Wen Ju, who are making major strides in the fashion world. She recently appeared alongside Xiao Wen Ju for Vogue China's 100th issue in 2013 featuring edgy punk-inspired style and an underground rock venue in Beijing. The video editorial, entitled “A Band Apart,” was photographed by Mario Testino.
TianYi You works with IMG, Fusion Models, Storm Model Management, Bravo Models Tokyo, and other major agencies.