GUO PEI - OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO
ECONOMY & CULTURAL DIPLOMACY
When it comes to China, Guo Pei holds a unique position as the country's foremost couturier. For over 20 years, she has been dressing celebrities, distinguished ladies, royalty and political elite who turn to her for show-stopping, magnificent creations when they want to look beautiful and stand out from the crowd. A modern messenger of her cultural heritage, Guo Pei has breathed new life into embroidery and painting traditions that date back thousands of years. Showcasing the finest of traditional Chinese craftsmanship while incorporating contemporary innovation and Western-style, Guo Pei is a passionate artisan who wants to evoke people’s emotions and inspire people through her art. In doing so, Guo Pei has been a true cultural ambassador bringing her unique vision and homage to Chinese artistic heritage to a global audience. As such, the ACF was honoured to recognise her with its award for Outstanding Contribution to Economic & Cultural Diplomacy.