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FashionAsia's Most Stylish: 85 Fashion-Forward Women To Know

Asia's Most Stylish: 85 Fashion-Forward Women To Know

Asia's Most Stylish: 85 Fashion-Forward Women To Know
By Asia Tatler
January 31, 2018
From multi-hyphenate starlets, pioneering philanthropists to entrepreneurial girl bosses, these female power players all have one thing in common: they are setting alight the fashion landscape with their audacious, individualistic and oh-so-chic personal style—on and off duty. After months of scouring the region, we present our biggest list yet of Asia’s most stylish women:
Justin and Adrienne Hui
Justin and Adrienne Hui

Hong Kong: Adrienne Hui

Hong Kong Tatler’s Most Stylish Woman of 2017; former private banker

Valerie Chow
Valerie Chow

Hong Kong: Valerie Chow

Chief marketing and communications lead at Pedder Group and founder of kids apparel label Mama Kid

Claudia Shaw
Claudia Shaw

Hong Kong: Claudia Shaw

Grand-niece of the late Run Run Shaw; head of style for Chanel’s APAC market

Jaime and Benedict Ku
Jaime and Benedict Ku

Hong Kong: Jaime Ku

Co-founder of PR powerhouse, Buzz Agency known for her edgy fashion

Ming and Sherman Tang
Ming and Sherman Tang

Hong Kong: Ming Ho-Tang

Consultant for Li & Fung and fan of Giambattista Valli and Alexander McQueen

Mahnaz and David Lee
Mahnaz and David Lee

Hong Kong: Mahnaz Lee

Co-founder of Women Helping Women Hong Kong

Asami Ferguson and Mira Yeh
Asami Ferguson and Mira Yeh

Hong Kong: Mira Yeh

Couture-loving vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Ballet Group

 

Eleanor Lam
Eleanor Lam

Hong Kong: Eleanor Lam

Daughter of Peter Lam and Lynn Hsieh; assistant vice-president of Media Asia and budding influencer

Helen Ma
Helen Ma

Hong Kong: Helen Ma

Co-founder of production company The S3 and online magazine Helen Ma Loves Muse

Yen Kuok
Yen Kuok

Hong Kong: Yen Kuok

Founder of e-boutique Guiltless; lover of prints, patterns, sequins, and jewellery

Reggie Li-Kwok
Reggie Li-Kwok

Hong Kong: Reggie Li-Kwok

Doctor of Internal Medicine, known for her laidback-chic approach to fashion

Cathy Lee
Cathy Lee

Hong Kong: Cathy Lee

Mother-of-four married to Martin Lee; the goodwill ambassador of the Chi Heng Foundation and patron for Save the Children Hong Kong

Yolanda Choy-Tang
Yolanda Choy-Tang

Hong Kong: Yolanda Choy-Tang

Founder of Private Wine Company and co-founder of Central Weddings

Anne Wang-Liu and Leigh Tung-Chou
Anne Wang-Liu and Leigh Tung-Chou

Hong Kong: Anne Wang-Liu

Co-chair of the Hong Kong Ballet Guild and board member of governors for the Hong Kong Ballet and Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centre

Edward and Louisa Cheng
Edward and Louisa Cheng

Hong Kong: Louisa Cheng

The 2002 Hong Kong Tatler Most Stylish Woman awardee and avid oil painter

See the full list of Hong Kong's most stylish women here.

Natasha Cinta Vinski
Natasha Cinta Vinski

Indonesia: Natasha Cinta Vinski

CEO of medicine clinic Vinski Tower and Singapore-based helicopter vendor Aero Queen

Selly Wilson
Selly Wilson

Indonesia: Selly Wilson

Entrepreneur and owner of high-end coloured contact lenses brand Milky Eyed

Windy Hartanto
Windy Hartanto

Indonesia: Windy Hartanto

Art enthusiast known for rocking clean-cut ensembles

Kanty Widjaja
Kanty Widjaja

Indonesia: Kanty Widjaja

Beauty queen and presenter

Renitasari Adrian
Renitasari Adrian

Indonesia: Renitasari Adrian

Programme director of the sustainability and cultural platform Bakti Budaya Djarum Foundation

Farah Quinn
Farah Quinn

Indonesia: Farah Quinn

The ever-stylish celebrity chef and restaurateur

Joy Roesma
Joy Roesma

Indonesia: Joy Roesma

Ex-journalist and author of four books including Moms and the City: Cerita Seru Mamud Masa Kini and Kocok!: The Untold Stories of Arisan Ladies and Socialites

Daisy Musin
Daisy Musin

Indonesia: Daisy Musin

Retail director of online luxury platform Masari Group

Miranthy Hakim
Miranthy Hakim

Indonesia: Miranthy Hakim

Wife to director at private equity firm Crescent Point Group Dion Soetadi, mother and socialite

Ayu Mirah
Ayu Mirah

Indonesia: Ayu Mirah

Bali-born socialite and founder of fashion line Amira Ayu Signature

Liu Wen
Liu Wen

China: Liu Wen

Supermodel; first Asian model to ever make Forbes magazine's annual highest-paid models list

Ni Ni
Ni Ni

China: Ni Ni

The actress rose to fame playing the role of Yu Mo in the Zhang Yimou's 2011 film The Flowers of War

Lin Han and Wanan Lei
Lin Han and Wanan Lei

China: Wanan Lei

Co-founder independent not-for-profit contemporary art museum in Beijing, M Woods, with her husband, Lin Han

Li Na
Li Na

China: Li Na

Retired tennis player who achieved a career-high WTA-ranking of world No. 2

Yvonne Ching
Yvonne Ching

China: Yvonne Ching

Socialite turned reality TV star

Yang Yuan Cao
Yang Yuan Cao

China: Yang Yuan Cao

Shangliu Tatler Gen T lister; media producer and founder of Wild Production

Wendy Yu
Wendy Yu

China: Wendy Yu

Shangliu Tatler's 2017 most stylish lady; tech-maven

JC
JC

China: JC

One of Shangliu Tatler’s Starlings (Social Darlings) of 2017; owns her own jewellery brand

Kelly Ying
Kelly Ying

China: Kelly Ying

Co-founder of contemporary art fair ART021

Carrie Wang
Carrie Wang

China: Carrie Wang

One of Shangliu Tatler’s Starlings (Social Darlings) of 2017; masters graduate in comparative business economics from University College London

Megumi
Megumi

Taiwan: Megumi

Wife of Wonmi Restaurant CEO Kevin Wu and sister-in-law to fashion designer Jason Wu is a style maven in her own right

Yi Chen
Yi Chen

Taiwan: Yi Chen

Creative director of boutique store Club Designer; graduate of the famous Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London

Tammy Liao
Tammy Liao

Taiwan: Tammy Liao

Founder of the eyelash salon, LashLab and owner of an enviable hat collection

Grace Sun
Grace Sun

Taiwan: Grace Sun

Socialite, granddaughter of the founder of Zhongcheng Textile is also a mother-of-two

Joanne Liu
Joanne Liu

Taiwan: Joanne Liu

Fashion retail graduate from the University of the Arts London is the executive assistant to the chairperson of Yvonne Collection

Rose Hsu
Rose Hsu

Taiwan: Rose Hsu

Purchasing specialist and daughter of Shunde Hsu, the founder of the boutique store, onefifteen

Cindy Huang
Cindy Huang

Taiwan: Cindy Huang

Co-founder of kids apparel label Bonbon Collection

Roxanne Shao
Roxanne Shao

Taiwan: Roxanne Shao

Vice president of the marketing and planning of couture label WANĒE

Jo Tsai
Jo Tsai

Taiwan: Jo Tsai

Celebrity socialite; older sister of Asian superstar Jolin Tsai

Pamela Hu
Pamela Hu

Taiwan: Pamela Hu

Chanel-lover and wife of King Lun Group’s chairman

Shabnam Arashan
Shabnam Arashan

Singapore: Shabnam Arashan

Powerhouse lawyer; Singapore’s representative for 2015 Asia’s Most Stylish

Margie Van Elten Blommaert
Margie Van Elten Blommaert

SIngapore: Margie Van Elten Blommaert

Former model and front row frequenter known for her grey mane

Grace Chng
Grace Chng

Singapore: Grace Chng

Former model with a soft spot for Cartier

Dawn Koh
Dawn Koh

Singapore: Dawn Koh

One half of the duo behind Singapore-based cake shop The Chalk Farm; Singapore Tatler’s Fashion Newcomer 2017

Ho Ching Lin
Ho Ching Lin

Singapore: Ho Ching Lin

Ophthalmologist at the Singapore National Eye Centre; recipient of Singapore Tatler Award for Style 2016

Susanna Kang
Susanna Kang

Singapore: Susanna Kang

Trained gemologist and director at Singapore Food Delight

Georgia Lee
Georgia Lee

Singapore: Georgia Lee

Founder of TLC Lifestyle Practice, where she is medical director, and A DrBrand, which houses her proprietary brands including the DrGL skincare line

Nina Ng
Nina Ng

Singapore: Nina Ng

Glamorous mother of three, including young style maven Chloe Ng 

 

Mae Tan
Mae Tan

Singapore: Mae Tan

Fashion influencer; marketing creative at multi-label fashion store Surrender

Yenny Then
Yenny Then

Singapore: Yenny Then

Indonesia-born wife and mother; Burberry and Miu Miu-fanatic

See the full list of SIngapore's most stylish women here.

Tunku Elana Khyra
Tunku Elana Khyra

Malaysia: Tunku Elana Khyra

Founder of Hilltop House Kindergarten; Duke University graduate and ex-national sprinter

Rachel & Michelle Yeoh
Rachel & Michelle Yeoh

Malaysia: Rachel & Michelle Yeoh

It takes 2 to tango–a phrase to best describe the rising star power of high-fashion twins Rachel and Michelle

Datin Vivy Yusof
Datin Vivy Yusof

Malaysia: Datin Vivy Yusof

Malaysian Gen.T lister; co-founder of e-commerce platform FashionValet.com and The dUCk Group

Ally Mukhriz
Ally Mukhriz

Malaysia: Ally Mukhriz

Granddaughter of politician Tun Dr Mahathir and father Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir; walked at Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week

Chryseis Tan
Chryseis Tan

Malaysia: Chryseis Tan

CEO of Berjaya Times Square and executive director of Berjaya Assets; known for her chic style and social media presence

Levy Li
Levy Li

Malaysia: Levy Li

Miss Universe Malaysia 2008; founder of the crowd-favourite The Good Co. café

Rebekah Yeoh
Rebekah Yeoh

Malaysia: Rebekah Yeoh

Daughter of Tan Sri Francis Yeoh; founder of Recyclothes Group that sells curated, used clothing

Marion Caunter
Marion Caunter

Malaysia: Marion Caunter

TV host; wife and mother of three while managing her enterprises Marna Ro Capital and hair salon, Hairplay

Nadia Nasimuddin
Nadia Nasimuddin

Malaysia: Nadia Nasimuddin

Director of Lyfestyl Projects; mother-of-two is also the force behind buzzing eateries like BLVD House and Dotty's cafe

Kavita Sidhu
Kavita Sidhu

Malaysia: Kavita Sidhu

Beauty queen, fashion designer, actor and producer

See the full list of Malaysia's most stylish women here.

Felicia Atienza
Felicia Atienza

Philippines: Felicia Atienza

President and founding member of Chinese International School Manila (CISM) Foundation; Philippine Tatler’s Most Stylish Woman 2014; known for her signature pixie cut

Lizzie Zobel
Lizzie Zobel

Philippines: Lizzie Zobel

Columbia-born chairman and co-founder of Teach for the Philippines and mother of four

Nina Herrera-Huang
Nina Herrera-Huang

Philippines: Nina Herrera-Huang

Most Stylish Lady at the 9th Philippine Tatler Ball; avid horse rider

Kaye Tinga
Kaye Tinga

Philippines: Kaye Tinga

Shoe-fanatic and owner of home accesories business W/17; wife to Sigfrido “Freddie” Tinga, former Mayor of Taguig; mother of four

Mandy de la Rama-Santos
Mandy de la Rama-Santos

Philippines: Mandy de la Rama-Santos

Fashion-forward owner and designer of the children’s line, Tarte Tatin

Tina Maristela-Ocampo
Tina Maristela-Ocampo

Philippines: Tina Maristela-Ocampo

Most Stylish Awardee at the 2nd Philippine Tatler Ball; celebrated bag and furniture designer and former model

Stephanie Kienle-Gonzalez
Stephanie Kienle-Gonzalez

Philippines: Stephanie Kienle-Gonzalez

Philippine Tatler’s Most Stylish Lady in 2015; VP for sales and business development at high-end furniture brand Philux

Rissa Mananquil-Trillo
Rissa Mananquil-Trillo

Philippines: Rissa Mananquil-Trillo

Model-turned-businesswoman; co-founder of Happy Skin, the country’s first home-grown makeup label

Heart Evangelista-Escudero
Heart Evangelista-Escudero

Philippines: Heart Evangelista-Escudero

Actress, TV host and visual media artist; accomplished painter

Sofia Borromeo-Alvarez
Sofia Borromeo-Alvarez

Philippines: Sofia Borromeo-Alvarez

The impeccably coifed founder of young fashion label Sofie B, a Filipino brand consisting of modern ready-to-wear pieces

See the full list of Philippine's most stylish women here.

Duangkaew Bhakdibhumi
Duangkaew Bhakdibhumi

Thailand: Duangkaew Bhakdibhumi

Co-owner of Beige boutique and distributor of designer labels, 24 Luxury; owner of luxury shoe boutique at Emporium

Nalinee Worawongwasu
Nalinee Worawongwasu

Thailand: Nalinee Worawongwasu

This Giambattista Valli-lover co-owns the multi-brand boutique for designer fashion, Beige

Sirisopa Chulasewok
Sirisopa Chulasewok

Thailand: Sirisopa Chulasewok

Former Christian Dior general manager; oversees the Nara Thai restaurant group and co-owns the multi-fashion brand boutique, Beige

Poruethai Narongdej and Nop Narongdej
Poruethai Narongdej and Nop Narongdej

Thailand: Poruethai Narongdej

Owner of media production company Guts Production

Onchuma Durongdej
Onchuma Durongdej

Thailand: Onchuma Durongdej

Newlywed and Best Dressed awardee at the 2017 Thailand Tatler Ball; executive at family-owned distributor Mazuma company

Pranapda Phornprapha
Pranapda Phornprapha

Thailand: Pranapda Phornprapha

Daughter of Siam Motors chairman Phornthep Phornprapha at which she is director; distributor of brands like Christian Louboutin, Hackette London and Havaianas sandals

Intira Thanavisuth
Intira Thanavisuth

Thailand: Intira Thanavisuth

Thailand Tatler's Most Stylish Woman awardee; avid collector of vintage Pucci

Orawan Setabandhu
Orawan Setabandhu

Thailand: Orawan Setabandhu

Owner and designer of Olivia Diamonds; graduate of London College of Fashion

Nualphan Lamsam
Nualphan Lamsam

Thailand: Nualphan Lamsam

Manager of Thailand's national women's football team; president of Port Football Club; CEO if Muang Thai insurance

Sittharmanin Susamawathanakun
Sittharmanin Susamawathanakun

Thailand: Sittharmanin Susamawathanakun

Managing director of currency exchange business Superrich Thailand; former Thailand Tatler Most Stylish Woman awardee

See the full list of Thailand's most stylish women here.

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