Of Indonesian and Chinese descent, Frank Cintamani has worked with some of Asia’s most prominent families on wealth planning and succession. After living in the UK for 20 years Cintamani settled in Singapore where he launched the Asian Couture Federation in 2013, an organisation to inspire, support and promote the best design and fashion talent both in Asia and across the world.
Thanks to his long-standing passion and dedication for the Asian and international fashion industries Cintamani has established a number of Asian regional talent, including couture designer Guo Pei. Cintamani is also one of the three founders of the new fashion platform Couturissimo, launched in Paris in 2016. The platform’objective is to invite “exceptional couture designers” in order to create limited-edition ready-to-wear capsule collections with “accessible price points”.
He was also Knighted as Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the French ambassador to Singapore Mr Benjamin Dubertret, as a recognition for his significant contribution is exposing French fashion and haute-couture to a wider market and creating a new breed of couture in Asia.