In June 2011, she is the ANDAM First Collection Prize winner and enters Paris Haute Couture official calendar as « invited member » six month later.
Since March 2012, she presents a luxury ready-to-wear collection. Last January, she was named artistic director of the French fashion house Leonard.
Yiqing Yin is competing for the ANDAM Fashion Award with a purse of €250K (US$342K). The winner will be elected by the 25-member judges panel on July 3rd 2014.