The first brand uses “Fengshui” (5 elements the Oriental world made of) to create authentic mandala patterns and printed them on pure silk to make scarves. "A mandala is a simplified universe, we condense concepts into artwork under mandala form so that for hundreds of years later every time you look at a mandala, you'll see another aspect of the theme." Each mandala took months to create from start to finish. In nearly two years 2016 & 2017, in total they could only released 6 mandalas: Metal, Tree, Water, Fire, Earth and Vietnam. Being a culturous mix literally, the designers behind GISY includes Gijs Voogt ( from the Netherlands) and Yen Voogt (from Vietnam) met each other in 2009 and set up GISY in 2011 (same year with their marriage.) GISY (pronounced "gee-zee", stands for Gijs-IS-Yen) is known for its classy-boho style and "can be lack of anything but not authenticity."