Hailing from Tyler, Texas, designer Marion Lee was educated at Parsons School of Design in New York, where he received the silver and gold thimble awards. Upon graduating, he became the visual director of Stanley Korshak and began producing custom work for the retailer, and subsequently created his own line. Inspired by Viktor & Rolf and Hussein Chalayan, Lee has been featured on Bazaar and Cosmopolitan. His clientele include Nikki Taylor, Lenny Kravitz, Gisele and Jade Jagger.
Marion Lee became known as one of 15 hopefuls on the fourth season of Bravo’s fashion reality competition, Project Runway. Though he was eliminated on the 2nd episode of the series, he continued to work on making it in the fashion industry.
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