introducing cindy ko asias queen of cool

Words by Steven Fernandez. One of the best bits of New Zealand Fashion Week each year is the line up of international guests who are flown in from around the globe to preview the new collections by top Kiwi designers. No other time of the year has so many overseas buyer and media heavyweights buzzing around our city. This year New Zealand Fashion Week has delivered the goods again, flying in a massive line up of influential fashion figures from every corner of the world. Faces to look out for in this year’s front row include Annette Ramos from VICE Magazine and Alex Catarinella from Seen Heard Known. Since this year’s international line-up has a big emphasis Asian fashion media to represent their rapidly growing fashion industry, we decided to zoom in on one special lady who caught our eye – Asian celebrity and international style icon Cindy Ko! Cindy is a big deal. As a celebrity blogger on her own website Cindiddy and among other fashion websites, she receives around 16,000 unique visitors per month and 50,000 views on her website. When this woman speaks, people listen! Her classic style and timeless look have propelled Cindy into fashion icon status across Asia and helped her land work on campaigns for the likes of EspiritHugo Boss, Club Monaco,Top Shop and Boucheron. Her next stop? New Zealand! Keep an eye out for Cindy Ko and her photographer at New Zealand Fashion Week, because this seriously stylish lady will be front row at every show… in the meantime, check out her blog here. Insert blog - And of course remember you can be part of the NZ Fashion Weekend, just head over to iTicket to buy tickets to be a part of all the action!