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Sharon Lim Bee Leng

Adjunct Lecturer

Fashion Studies


Sharon Lim brings with her over 25 years’ extensive experience in newspaper, magazine and online media work. Most recently the Editor-in-Chief of ELLE Singapore from 2004 to 2016, Sharon started her career as a journalist with The Straits Times, working on News Desk as well as the Life! features section.

She is no stranger to ELLE and the world of high fashion - she was part of the team that launched ELLE in 1993. As a Features Writer and later a Features Editor, Sharon was responsible for shaping and writing ELLE’s fashion, beauty and features content. She was the magazine’s Deputy Editor from 1996 to 1999.

A familiar face in the Singapore media scene, Sharon is also a regular face on TV and radio. She has appeared on Channel News Asia, the regional English-language news TV channel, as well as on BBC World News, where she is a featured expert on fashion, beauty, women’s and social media issues.

A supporter of local fashion, she is also a member of the Singapore Fashion Awards 2016 judging panel with TAFF (Textiles and Fabric Federation).