Name: Moto Guo
Occupation: Founder and designer of Moto Guo
How he got started: Two years after graduating from Raffles College of Higher Education in 2013, Moto Guo opened his eponymous menswear label in Malaysia. He shot to international acclaim after debuting his Autumn/Winter 2016 collection in Pitti Uomo (January 2016).
Notable achievements: The first Malaysian designer to be shortlisted as a semifinalist for the LVMH prize 2016. Collaborating in "The Latest Fashion Buzz", a project by Pitti Uomo in collaboration with L'Uomo Vogue and GQ Italia. Debuting at Milan Fashion Week in Spring 2017, subsequently presenting his Spring 2018 collection in Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo.
A quote to sum it all up: "Believe in yourself but be open for advice."