The Rising East
The latest export from the world’s next superpower? Well-traveled young ladies with international ambitions out to prove that in China, “The Party” has a whole new meaning.
Mega Meng Meng
Provenance: Studied fashion at the London College of Fashion and at Beijing’s Tsinghua University.
Known as: One to watch—young and unassuming but intensely driven.
Multitasking as: Fashion stylist, filmmaker, blogger, journalist, muse, and “body jewelry” designer. Clients include the Chinese editions of Vogue, GQ, and Harper’s Bazaar, as well as Chinese celebrities and VIPs.
Recently spotted: Boogying with artist Terence Koh and designer Olivier Theyskens.
Not-so-dirty secret: Neither smokes nor drinks.
Role model: “Miuccia Prada is one of the greatest women I’ve ever met.” Why the “Mega”? “I love big, extraordinary things.”