Name: Khoon Hooi
Occupation: Founder and designer of Khoon Hooi, director of Clothier Creation
How he got started: Khoon Hooi graduated from the Malaysian Institue of Art in 1993 and started his fashion journey as the assistant fashion designer for women's label Voir and department store Isetan. After taking home awards from fashion design competitions both locally and abroad, he launched his namesake label in 1999 under his company Clothier Creation. Known for his use of feathers and beaded embroidery in his clothing, Khoon Hooi's label is currently available in retail stores and niche boutiques worldwide.
Notable achievements: Malaysia International Fashion Award, Mercedes-Benz Stylo Fashion Forward Award, and the prestigious International Recognition at Bangkok International Fashion Week.