In the Studio with Chi San Wan / by Emma Morton


Chi San Wan is a talented creative who works across fashion, food and lifestyle and has worked with some very well known brands. Chi covers all areas of styling, creative direction, marketing, social media and more. We have had the chance to get to know Chi when she has worked White Stuff in the 3Objectives Studio, styling their model ecom shoots.

Find out more below!

-You – Name, Job Title and Company
Chi, Creative Consultant, Freelance -

-Who is your inspiration?
The everyday, the people around me, nature, i’m always watching and observing.

-What is your favourite piece of equipment?
My phone - for notes, inspiration, reading, framing shots

-What made you choose your profession?
I was rubbish at my fashion design degree, and realised I was better at creating visuals with things already made than actually creating the pieces from scratch.

-Equipment you can't live without?
Again, my phone!

-What are your achievements?
Staying alive freelancing for 12 years!
Starting my own company unrelated to fashion and writing a book
Giving birth to my daughter Marloe at home.

-What's the first album you bought?
I think it was Take That ‘ Everything Changes’ because my best friend at the time loved them and I wanted to fit in.

-If you were the Mayor of London for the day what would you change?
Too many things to start going into!

-What is your favourite country visited?
I’ve been to Italy the most - what’s there not to like? Beautiful inland and by the coast and amazing food, secret beach San Fruttuoso!

-What books, blogs or podcasts do you read or listen to?
Murikami’s ‘Men in love’ in books, Michele Obama’s ‘Becoming’ on audible, and ‘To Be Magnetic’ podcast.

-What do you do in your spare time?
Walks in nature, cook up a feast with friends and some reading.

-If you were marooned on a desert island what 3 people (dead or alive) would you choose to be there with you and why?
My partner Alex, my baby Marloe and probably her Monkey!