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Tran-Nguyen Thien-Huong

Editor-in-Chief, Harper's Bazaar Vietnam and Founder & Chief Executive, Sun Flower Media

A gatekeeper for the Vietnamese luxury market, the veteran editor has built an empire publishing the local edition of Harper’s Bazaar and several domestic titles.

Biography

Tran-Nguyen Thien-Huong is the founder and chief executive of Sun Flower Media, a Vietnamese publishing house that has held the licence for local edition of Harper’s Bazaar since 2011. She serves as editor-in-chief of that title, which has become a key marketing outlet for luxury brand advertisers looking to tap into the rapidly growing market and a trusted style guide for local luxury consumers. Renowned for her colourful personal style, she is also known as Venus Tran in international fashion circles. 

Tran-Nguyen launched Sun Flower Media in 1999, after co-founding Gioi Phu Nu Woman’s World magazine two years earlier with funding from a Burda-Rizzoli joint venture. In addition to Harper’s Bazaar Vietnam, Sun Flower Media publishes regional women’s magazines Tiep Thi & Gia Dinh and in-flight magazine Vietravel. Thien-Huong serves as group editor-in-chief. A champion of local design talent, she is also a focal point for international brands looking for insight into the Vietnamese retail and marketing industries. Before entering the fashion industry, she was a teacher at the Ho Chi Minh City Open University. Tran-Nguyen has a Bachelor’s degree in English literature and linguistics from the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University of Ho Chi Minh City.

Career

Sun Flower Media

Sun Flower Media

Founder and Chief Executive

1999

Vital Statistics

Born
4 October 1965
Nationality

Viet Nam

Location
Viet Nam
Member since
2022

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