A part of the original wave of digital fashion it-girls, VANESSA HONG is the creator of the renowned platform, The Haute Pursuit, which gained early accolades for its unique styling aesthetics and distinct minimal language. Vanessa has subsequently parlayed her success into modeling, styling and more recently, womenswear and accessories design. Her likeness has graced international sites and pages of countless top tier publications, as well as collaborations with prestigious fashion and jewelry brands such as Tory Burch, Jimmy Choo, Chloe & Furla. In 2015, Vanessa launched her debut RTW collection of luxurious faux fur coats and stoles, which has since been seen worn by fashion insiders and celebrities such as Lady Gaga. Vanessa currently resides and creates in New York City. She shares her life, inspiration and work on her popular instagram account @thehautepursuit, which she describes as “my life curated through the lens of THP.” Today, Vanessa’s goal is to create stronger sustainability practices within the fashion industry. She commits to practices that promote a healthy, holistic lifestyle.