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Audi Star Creation 2012 has its Top 12

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16 May 2012

Fashion designers from 7 countries make the cut, including Japan, Singapore and South Korea; scramble to ready collections for the May 14 runway showdown begins

7 March 2012, Singapore - The 12 aspiring fashion stars who will face off on the runway at Audi Star Creation 2012 have been picked from over 250 submissions for the regional fashion design competition. The strongest showing this year came from South Korea, which produced four finalists. Singapore and Malaysia have two finalists each, and China, Indonesia, Japan and Thailand complete the seven countries that will be represented at the finals.

The 12 finalists for Audi Star Creation 2012 are:

Liang Wang, 27, China

Natalia Kiantoro, 22, Indonesia

Tatsuya Tsukahara, 24, Japan

Ling Siu Gin, 21, Malaysia

Vincent Wong, 22, Malaysia

Eugenice Chen, 20, Singapore

Jaslin Ong, 21, Singapore

Kim Mina, 24, South Korea

Kim Soo-Jeong, 25, South Korea

Kim Yong Woo, 27, South Korea

Ko Youngji, 32, South Korea

Soravit Kaewkamon, 23, Thailand

Singapore is fielding this year's youngest finalist - Temasek Polytechnic Apparel Design and Merchandising student Eugenice Chen, 20. The oldest contender comes from Korea - 32-year-old Ko Youngji.