Born and raised in Hong Kong, Divia Harilela has worked in the lifestyle and fashion media for over 16 years. Most recently she served as the fashion editor for Hong Kong’s leading English language newspaper, The South China Morning Post, where she remains a contributing editor. She also contributes to a range of high profile publications and websites including Business of Fashion, Vogue China, Howtospendit.com and Departures among many others.
Divia is considered a leading authority on fashion in Asia and has been quoted in The Times of London and The International Herald Tribune and appeared on CNN International. She has also taken part in various speaking engagements for the likes of The British Fashion Council and SCAD (Savannah College of Art & Design). She is also editor and founder of The D’Vine (www.the-dvine.com), Asia’s leading luxury and fashion source and also consults for various brands and retailers.