Roena Ong is a Filipino-Canadian that was born and raised in Kuwait. She resides in Vancouver, and she is most recognized for her editorials and personal style. Initially, this Emily Carr alumnus intended to be a character designer and concept artist for film and video game development. However, when she realized that she couldn’t diverge from her love of fashion, she found herself working as a costume designer for independent/student films.
The methods of world-building fascinated Roena. She enjoyed the interplay between character and costume, and how it establishes
narratives, and influences perceptions. Now, she uses her skills as a concept/visual artist and designer in her career as a stylist and creative director. Whether it be personal or corporate, her purpose is to elevate brand identity through her style and consultation. Today she is often found collaborating with local entrepreneurs within her city to create exciting content for their brand and social media.