She graduated from the Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Antwerp Fashion Academy) in 1981. Together with Walter Van Beirendonck (graduated in 1980), Dries van Noten, Ann Demeulemeester, Dries Van Saene (graduated in 1981) and Dirk Bikkembergs (graduated in 1982) became known as one of the Antwerp Six.
Yee left the fashion business in 1990 but made a remarkable comeback in 1998.
Her creativity does not stop with fashion, she designed a unique fabric collection for Aristide.
Nowadays she is teacher at the fashion department in Den Haag.