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OTHER LOCALS IN OVERSEAS FASHION, BEAUTY CAMPAIGNS

NICHOLAS TAN

The former national swimmer was the first Singaporean man to be one of seven models chosen for Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana's spring/summer worldwide advertising campaign last year.

The 24-year-old, who has competed in the Asian Games and SEA Games, said in a previous interview: "Being part of a worldwide campaign like this is like making it to the Olympics of fashion."

FIONA FUSSI

The Singapore permanent resident made headlines last year when she become the first non-celebrity model ambassador from Singapore to represent global beauty brand L'Oreal Paris in Asia at the age of 18.

The 1.76m-tall beauty, who was born here to an Austrian father and Hong Kong-Chinese mother, was the winner of Elite Model Look Singapore 2011. On her major endorsement deal, Fussi said: "I'm so excited and happy to be able to finally share it with everyone. This is such a big opportunity and I think it hasn't sunk in fully yet."

SHEILA SIM

The top local model was the first Singaporean to represent leading Japanese skincare company SK-II as a global brand ambassador in 2012, joining the likes of big names such as Chinese actress Tang Wei and Hong Kong supermodel Qi Qi.

Now, Sim, 30, is focusing on her acting career. She plays a nurse in the Channel 8 drama You Can Be An Angel Too.