French designer Yiqing Yin named creative head of Leonard

French designer Yiqing Yin named creative head of LeonardFrench designer Yiqing Yin has been named new creative director of Leonard, replacing Italian Raffaele Borriello, the French fashion house announced on Wednesday. Yiqing Yin, who is of Chinese origin, will present her first collection for Leonard at the Paris ready-to-wear shows in March. Leonard management said in a statement she would continue to pursue her activities for her own label while being Leonard's creative head. Leonard, which is known for its innovative printing techniques, has seen a string of creative directors since its foundation in 1958, including Maxime Simoens and Belgian designer Veronique Leroy.