Christinna Kuan

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Christinna Kuan
BornOctober 5, 1997
NationalityMalaysian
Other namesMs Kuan
EducationDiploma in Creative Media Design, Diploma in Fashion Design
Alma materKDU Penang University College, Equator College
OccupationFounder of Christinna.K and UFCO Global
Known for@ms_kuan

Christinna Kuan, or better known as @ms_kuan, is a Malaysian digital influencer, fashion, lifestyle and beauty blogger.[1][2][3]

She is also founder of Christinna.K and UFCO Global. She has over 284,000 followers on Instagram and 15,000 subscribers on YouTube.[4][5][6] She has travelled to United States, France, Finland, Turkey, Italy and several Asian countries to work with brands like Louis Vuitton, MCM, Yves Saint Laurent, Moschino, Puma, Dior Beauty, Shu Uemura, Pandora and Kiehls.

Early Life[edit]

Born on October 5, 1997, in Penang, Kuan has an elder sister (Jestinna Kuan) and a younger brother (Perry Kuan). She started modelling for kids wear Kikilala, Seed and Modern Kids when she was seven years old in 2004. She was crowned Miss Little Pesta in the same year.

Education[edit]

Kuan completed both her primary and secondary education in SK and SMK Convent Butterworth respectively. She graduated with a Diploma in Fashion Design at Equator College in 2017 and a Diploma in Creative Media Design at KDU Penang University College in 2019.

Career[edit]

In 2015, she was one of the 12 winners of the “I Found Fame” model search cum photography competition organised by 1st Avenue Penang.[7]

In 2016, she was featured in an interview in Harper’s Bazaar in its December issue.[8]

In April 2017, Kuan held her first ever fashion show with her own label Christinna.K that features ready-to-wear designs.[9][10][11] In 2018, her website Mskuan.com which she founded during her secondary school days was relaunched with fresh outlook and informative, relevant and shareable content related to fashion and skincare.[12]

She also launched her Youtube channel where she spoke about her fashion ideas and recorded some of her singing performances as well.[13] The same year, she began collaborating with international brands such as Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs and MCM. She also went for invitation trip extended by Shu Uemura and Moschino.

Christinna is also the brand ambassador of City of Dreams, an exquisite serviced residences in Gurney Drive.[14][15][16] In 2019, she became the maiden ambassador of Penang Starwalk 2019, a premier sporting event in the northern region.[17][18]

UFCO Global[edit]

After graduating with a diploma in Creative Media Design in 2019, she set up United Fashion Company (UFCO) Global, a start-up business that sells street wear and self-manufactured clothing items on a daily basis. The company owns a retail shop at The Promenade, Bayan Baru. [19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Positive influences only". The Sun. 15 August 2019. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Malaysia's Top 10 Female Fashionistas". Tally Press. 8 April 2015. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  3. ^ "CHRISTINNA KUAN: 突破自我的挑战". Nu You. 20 March 2019. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  4. ^ "12 Malaysian Social Media Babes We All Want To Double-Tap On Instagram". discoverKL. 7 December 2016. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  5. ^ "有一种帅气女神叫Christinna Kuan【Ms Kuan】。30张Ms Kuan的酷帅照片,看着就是一种独特的气质!". goody25.com. 23 September 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Christinna Kuan 【Ms Kuan】 21岁生日带我们进入她的巧克力工厂,设置太梦幻了啦". goody25.com. 10 October 2018. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Winners featured in calendar". The Star. 7 July 2015. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  8. ^ "CHRISTINNA KUAN FOUND HER LIGHT WITH YSL BEAUTY'S TOUCHE ÉCLAT CUSHION". Harpers Bazaar. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  9. ^ "A fashion-forward Paragon". The Star. 15 April 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  10. ^ "Penang strutting into the spotlight". The Star. 17 April 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  11. ^ "New designers make their mark". The Star. 22 April 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  12. ^ "MALAYSIAN ARTIST, NYK, AND MS KUAN DROPPED A COVER OF ALADDIN'S 'A WHOLE NEW WORLD' AND WE'RE OBSESSED!". Seven pie. 4 June 2019. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  13. ^ "Christinna Kuan's Simple Skincare Routine For The Jet-Setting Life". Female Mag. 30 May 2018. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  14. ^ "A realistic township prototype". The Star. 10 May 2018. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  15. ^ "Breeze dawn run filled with activity". The Star. 14 August 2019. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  16. ^ "【光明电影节产业展开幕】首长:检讨献金 提供奖掖 槟拟策振兴房产市场". Guang Ming. 8 February 2019. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  17. ^ "@ms_kuan walking the health talk". The Star. 19 August 2019. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  18. ^ "Doing her bit for Starwalk". The Star. 23 August 2019. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  19. ^ "网红模特儿 创办UFCO Global Christinna.K 自创品牌营造夏天". Guang Ming. 29 January 2019. Retrieved 11 September 2019.

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