Sui He has become the first East Asian model to open a runway show for Ralph Lauren, and is only the second Victoria's Secret model of Chinese descent after Liu Wen.
Sui He, 26, was born and raised in Zhejiang, China, reports The Coverage Bureau.
She started her modeling career at the age of 17, during high school, when she won a Chinese modeling contest.
From there, she received her first contract with China Bentley Culture Development Co in Beijing.
In the Spring/Summer 2011 runway season, she was the opening act for the “Love, Sex, and Money” runway show.
In the Fall/Winter 2011 season, Sui opened for Ralph Lauren and Vivienne Tamin New York.
Immediately, her beauty and talent were noticed by the industry insiders and she was named as one of New York Magazine’s Fall 2011 Top 10 Faces, as well as in the top newcomers list for Style.com.
She has been in shows for many top brands such as Jean Paul Gaultier, Missoni, Hermes, Chanel, Oscar de la Renta Dior, Mugler, Helmut Lang, Y-3, Hermes, and Hervé Léger.
Sui was selected as the first Asian global spokesmodel and first Chinese model for Shiseido.
In just five years, Sui was on the covers for Vogue Thailand, Australia, China, U.K. and Italy.
She also joined the cast of Chinese blockbuster film “You Are My Sunshine” in 2015.