It’s safe to say that Chris Ran Lin is a high achiever.

After moving to Melbourne from China at 18 to study, it was only a couple of years until he started his own fashion label – launching in 2013 with a collection of luxury avant-garde knitwear that celebrates the different textures of Australian-made fabrics.

Lin goes to Hong Kong at least once or twice a year to source materials and visit family and friends. His one tip? Always bring noise-cancelling headphones for the flight.

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