S'pore virtual influencer Rae is forever 25 and loves kopi peng

Virtual influencer Rae enjoying kopi peng in Chinatown. PHOTO: COURTESY OF RAE
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SINGAPORE - With 1,900 followers on Instagram (@here.is.rae) and over 170,000 followers on Weibo, the mysterious Rae - whose creators are unknown - is a fast-growing virtual influencer.

Last year, she modelled for multi-label brand Monsoon Patrol's campaign for its 2020 collection, and collaborated with sneaker artist and founder of cult label SBTG, Mark Ong, for a capsule collection that sold out in three days.

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