S'pore models who made it big in the fashion industry

27 January 2015 / 1 year 9 months ago

Singaporean Nadia Rahmat was chosen by renowned fashion brand Marc Jacobs to be featured in their new ad campaign. However, she isn’t the only one.

Nicholas Tan, a former national swimmer, is another popular model.

He was the first Singaporean man to be one of the seven models chosen for Italian brand Dolce & Gabbana’s spring/summer worldwide advertising campaign last year.

The 24-year-old has competed in the Asian Games and SEA games. He said in a previous interview: “Being part of a worldwide campaign like this is like making it to the Olympics of fashion.”

19-year-old Fiona FUssi is a Singapore permanent resident who made headlines in the fashion industry last year.

She became the first non-celebrity model ambassador from Singapore to represent global beauty brand L’Oreal Paris in Asia at the age of 18.

The 1.76m-tall beauty, who was born here to an Austrian father and Hongkong-Chinese mother, was the winnder of Elite Model Look Singapore 2011.

Local model Sheila Sim was the first Singaporean to represent leading Japanese skincare company SK-II as a global brand ambassador in 2012.

She joined the likes of big names such as Chinese actress Tang Wei and Hong Kong supermodel Qi Qi.

Now, Sim, 30, is focusing on her acting career. She plays a nurse in the Channel 8 drama You Can Be An Angel Too.

Source: AsiaOne

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