Top Hong Kong Fashion Stylists to Follow on Instagram

By Lau  /  November 5, 2015

We think that Hong Kong is one of the most fashionable cities in Asia, and along with that, fashion stylists with exceptional talents that work behind the scene with designers, publishers to create looks that sell clothes and make us want to own these outfits. To acknowledge these stylists some who have become known in their own right, others only to the industry and people they work with, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite Hong Kong fashion stylists to follow on Instagram. Our selection criteria is based on those who continue to push creative boundaries within the realms of commercial and editorial work and found their own niche and gain followers and popularity.

christiestyle_butterboom@christiestyle Christie’s fashion career began after 8 month internship at Red magazine before building her way up through the ranks of other London magazines for 7 years before working as a freelance stylist in Hong Kong. Her styling covers a range of styles including as Fashion Director of the popular T.V show Asia’s Next Top Model and working with famous brands like Mr Porter. Her styling is focuses on clean lines mixed with a splash of eclecticism. You will find eye-catching shots on of products, shoes and accessories and travel images on her Instagram feed. 

declanchan_butterboom@declanchanCurrently Style Director at men’s uno, Declan Chan started his fashion career as fashion editor at West End Magazine before joining Lane Crawford for 7 years as Creative Services Manager. His styling strikes a fine balance between rock-chic edge and sophisticated elegance results. Follow his Instagram to check out all the latest coverage of fashion shows from all over Europe and New York, fashionable outfits he’s wearing and his chic styling of all the hottest models around town.

jasminechan_butterboom@dressmeblogme With a degree in Fashion Design and a obsession with the Visual Arts , Jasmine Smith combined both and found her path in Styling. As firm believer of “Less is Best” Jasmine creates minimal looks with tailored pieces and clothes that highlight clean lines with a rock edge – you can see all her stylist styling on her Instagram! 

gracelam_butterboom@gracelamf1 Grace Lam has over 18 years of experience working in the fashion industry. Before moving back to Hong Kong, she was Fashion Editor Edward Enninful’s assistant before joining China Vogue as Senior Fashion Style Editor for 10 years. Her styling is bold with a great use of vibrant colours and patterns but still remains feminine and chic. Her Instagram feed is full of her style savvy outfits alongside images of her published work for magazines like SCMP and Tatler.

harrylam_butterboom@harrylam Harry Lam started in graphic design & advertising but turned to styling as he didn’t enjoy office work and sat in front of the computer all day. He started by assisting fashion stylists and has since went freelance and styled for different campaigns and magazine editorials. His styling style varies depending on his clients, ranging from dramatic edgy magazine editorials to something more classic and sophisticated for commercial clients. Check out his Instagram feed to see all of his elegant styling for editorials and local celebrities. 

jolenelin_butterboom@jolenelin Jolene graduated from London College of Fashion and then interned in London for 2 years for different fashion houses, stylists and show producers. After being exposed to different areas of the fashion industry, she slowly made the transitioning into a freelance stylist. Her styling is a hybrid of different styles from high-end glamorous shoots to edgy street style but her main source of inspiration is youth culture. Her Instagram feed isn’t as active in comparison to other stylists but you can see a mix different artists and photographers work and also her chic styling for the likes of Lane Crawford. 

justinelee_butterboom@justinelee425 Justine graduated from Parsons School for Design and worked for Lane Crawford in the Creative Service department before she decided to pursue a styling career and eventually joined Tatler as their full time fashion editor. She regularly styes fashion shoots and cover stories and her styling focuses on clean and modern styles. Her Instagram feed is where you can catch her in wearing her favourite looks and her chic styling for Tatler.

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 @kennethstylist Kenneth is a visual story teller who started his styling adventures during university. His styling depends on the storyline and company he is working with, as his styling changes overtime like the way fashion evolves overtime. His Instagram feed is full of bright images of colourful fashion editorials and his styling uses different colours like bright clothes and eccentric patterns.  
@oliviabuckingham After studying photography at University in U.K, Olivia headed back to Hong Kong and assisted Fashion Editors before becoming a freelance Fashion Stylist, Writer and Consultant. Often she travels backwards and forwards between London and Hong Kong to cover shows, interview designers and style her private clients. Her styling varies between shoots depending on the concept and creative direction but her signature style includes structured looks with long lean lines giving it a more graphic feel. Follow her Instagram to check her stylish outfits and travel images. 

pricilla_butterboom@priscillaianson Before working as a freelance stylist, Priscilla studied ecomomics and worked as a buyer for Pedder Group. However, during this time as a buyer she craved for something more creative and hands-on, so she switched to freelance styling and her career has took off from there. We love her accessible approach to styling which feels real and easily attainable – always a great inspiration for our next party outfit! Follow her Instagram to see a mix of interesting interesting landscape shots of Hong Kong and predominantly her “down-to-earth” styling.  

tina_leung_butterboom@tinaleung Fashion stylist and celebrity blogger Tina Leung has worked with most of the big editorials like Elle and Vogue. Her styling is very feminine and modern that focuses on clean lines. On her Instagram, you’ll catch her splitting her time between Hong Kong and the fashion captials of the world like New York, Paris and London with all the latest coverage from fashion week. We love her Instagram for her style savvy looks and for a preview of all the hottest trends next season.


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