Chanyaporn Thongthai

It’s not a common thing for a 26-year-old to be able to boast that her jewellery designs have been worn by folks like Rihanna, MIA, A$AP Rocky and The Weeknd. Better known as O, she only launched her eponymous jewellery brand three years ago and already it’s been picked up by fashion magazines and boutiques around the world. The successful young designer, who divides her time between Bangkok and London, is highly learned, drawing inspiration for her creations from the likes of William Shakespeare and Francis Bacon, her all-time favourite painter whose works keep her endlessly intrigued. Despite her accomplishments, however, O doesn’t believe she’s there yet. Demonstrating one of the best traits of a millennial, her ambitious dreams are the ultimate guiding force for her daily life and work.

Definition of Success: Living the life I want and knowing I earned it.

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