Kelly England Creative Director
'The most powerful woman in fashion in China' ELLE Magazine June 2017
From the catwalks to success in high fashion and high commerce, celebrated Top British Model turned Creative Director is the go-to celebrity business woman for all things British in fashion and lifestyle. Discovered by Models One agency in London during a school trip, her big career accelerating moment came when chosen by Mr Shu Uemura himself to become his muse. She went on to shoot campaigns for Chopard, Lancôme and British brands The Body Shop and Selfridges. With a 2:1 degree from the London School of Economics (LSE) her various businesses are international, one day she is in Tokyo at a traditional tea ceremony, the next in Shanghai for a major media event, the following to Paris for shows or New York for meetings. As Creative Director of CWSA - China Wine and Spirits Awards which is the biggest and most prestigious wine and spirits competition in China, the organisation founded by Kelly England, creates sales of 90 million bottles each year and has transformed the global wine industry. CWSA is now the most influential wine competition in the world in terms of sales. Kelly England is officially one of the most influential women in China, and as British Fashion Ambassador she supports the British Government, Paul Smith, Stella McCartney, Domenico Dolce & Stefano Gabbana, Donatella Versace and Arts and Culture. Her professional work is followed closely in media and now on instagram and weibo. Media often refer to the name of 'Kelly England Prehn' as she is married to Nikolas Prehn, third generation of the Spanish wine family, and together they are supporters of charities campaigning for kindness to animals.
Image Credits. Photographer: Justin Nunuz; Makeup: Charlotte Tilbury; Dress: The 2nd Skin Madrid