Yoon Chang is an alumnus of Parsons School of Design and, subsequently, Cynthia Steffe's design team, where she met merchandising director Je-Won Hwang. The two soon decided to join forces to create their own line. Whistle & FluteGen Art's emerging designer showcase shortly after, winning the org's best new ready-to-wear designer award. Now, the line can be found in small boutiques all over the U.S., Hong Kong and London, as well as Saks.com. However, success hasn't come easy for the young design duo. Yoon and Je-Won spoke to us about how they're making it on their own with the added challenge of this shaky economy.