Top model Shin Hyun Ji:  First Asian model to make history twice at Chanel, boast a strong sense of high fashion

Shin Hyun Ji is one of the most successful models in Asia.

Shin Hyun Ji was born in 1996 and has close relationships with famous names in the entertainment industry such as Song Hye Kyo and BLACKPINK Jennie. However, as a model, Hyun Ji has built a reputation for herself in and out of Korea.

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She became the winner of the 2013 “Korea’s Next Top Model” and started working in the fashion field under IMG Models – a leading model management company. She frequently appeared on runways and in campaigns for brands such as Chanel, Dior, Saint Laurent, Prada, Burberry, Salvatore Ferragamo, Tory Burch, and Versace.

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The model had her biggest achievement yet when she walked the finale of the Chanel Fall/Winter show in 2020 with Gigi Hadid and Mona Tougaard. It was the first time an Asian model took charge of this special position.

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Three years later, she achieved another milestone by becoming the first Asian model to close the 2023 Chanel Haute Couture Spring/Summer on her own at the end of January. This elevated her status greatly and increased Hyun Ji’s prominence in fashion. 

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Shin Hyun Ji also boasts a versatile image. She can be high-fashion look or girl-next-door with a flip of switch. That is why Hyun Ji is currently one of the sought-after faces in the fashion field.

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Hyun Ji also boasts an impeccable style. She favors bold and youthful looks that fully express her strong personality. With a simple tweak and an eye for matching items, the top model can transform everyday clothes into a high-fashion look.

Source: K14 

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