Yvonne Liao is a designer, entrepreneur and the founder of Yvonne Liao, a luxury footwear company based in New York City. Her designs empower women to rediscover fun and live more vibrant lives.


After spending her life designing and drawing shoes and clothes, Yvonne was frustrated with products that lack personality, creativity and color and began prototyping a collection of flats, sandals, mules, high heels and sneakers. As a product developer with 10 years of fashion industry experience, she made her first pair of stilettos in the summer 2019 and launched her first capsule collection in the Fall of 2021. 

A native of Singapore, Yvonne has a Bachelor’s degree from National University of Singapore and an MA in Luxury & Fashion Management from Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD). She lives in New York City with her husband, 77lb lab mutt Momo, and an enormous closet of shoes.

"Our goal is to help women to rediscover the fun in footwear and share their excitement with the world." ~ Yvonne Liao