Blondes Have More Fun

March 18th, 2010 Posted by Janelle comments (34)

Tao Okamoto is known for her oft imitated but never duplicated razor sharp bowl cut but Vogue China takes her in a completely different direction for her latest editorial. In the story by Camilla Akrans Tao sports long bleached blonde locks that make her look totally different than how we’re used to seeing her. Shay Ashual‘s hair wizardry transforms Tao’s look but do you like it? Let us know!

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Tao by Camilla Akrans | Image Credit – Aja Mok @ tFS

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34 Comments

  1. jeremydante says:

    its very daul kim-esque.
    +http://www.jeremydante.com

  2. jess says:

    SURE! i love it..but for her.. not for all asian girls.

  3. LD says:

    Totally reminds me of Daul Kim. Miss her blog so much.
    I actually think Toa pulls off the look surprisingly well.

  4. Dan says:

    definitely love it!

  5. peterModelObsessed says:

    it’s actually really beautiful.

  6. Aleksandr says:

    Tao is normally very spritely and cute, but in this story she looks so ethereal and soft. Simply gorgeous.

  7. Joe says:

    i love these photographs! Camilla Akrans is incapable of taking a bad photo . That said , I don’t think Tao should make this hairstyle/haircolour permanent .

  8. Liv says:

    Beautiful story. Tao is a great model in an understated sort of way, a subtle poser. She deserves more recognition.

    Why is it that Asian models never get all that popular anyway? I mean with the “fans” or whatever. Even girls who are doing exceptionally well (Tao, Liu, etc) seem to have a much smaller following than their Caucasian counterparts. :|

  9. All about Models says:

    Tao wears the long – bloner hair well. She has something western in her look. She’s great
    http://allaboutmodels.blogspot.com/

  10. peterModelObsessed says:

    With this look Tao wen from an Asian model to a Global Beauty…..

  11. poo says:

    She’s gorgeous. I’m really digging Camilla’s work lately.

  12. geewizz says:

    She can do no wrong!

  13. cit says:

    Remind me of Daul kim
    Still miss her too much

  14. True Religion Jeans says:

    very nice!!1

  15. True Religion Jeans says:

    i like it!!

  16. cyril says:

    i not really into her bleached blonde hair. it doesn’t look natural. south east asian girl mostly have blondish hair more looking natural than this stereotype asian look.

  17. Nando Tampubolon says:

    definitely love it,,un my opinion, she is the best from asia right now

  18. Pino Gomes says:

    Yeah, it looks fresh.
    Beautiful images.

  19. peterModelObsessed says:

    Asia’s Best ……Tao, Liu Wen, Du Juan, Shu pei and the upcoming Charlene Almarves

  20. M. Ernest Marshall says:

    Beautiful. Sensual. Wonderful. Dreamscape. Perfect.

  21. Mango says:

    I think i quite like it!
    But i do prefer the real tao :)

  22. peterModelObsessed says:

    But she is the real Tao.

    It’s like asking for a real Linda Evangelista.

    :)

  23. Randy S says:

    pretty amazing … stunning!!! tao is quite a versatile and captivating model…

  24. ellou says:

    she looks okay, she’s much more striking and uniqu with the black bowl

  25. BadaBing! says:

    WHOA! Didn’t even recognize her, that’s beautiful! Very versitile, I’m a new fan.

  26. carola says:

    Yes she can pull it off with such an amazing face.

  27. Nick says:

    I prefer her bowl cut…

  28. Trix says:
  29. Willy says:

    I can feel magdalena in the shot
    love tao:

    http://williscrazy.blogspot.com

  30. Raches says:

    I love Camilla’s work. Her photos evoke a very ethereal, light feel and she always manages to make the models look more beautiful than usual!

  31. marvoi says:

    suits her very well =] and yes, not for every other asian girl out there

  32. Tom says:

    The last shot evokes the Revlon Beauty, Jessica Alba. With long locks the girl stuns!

  33. Asian_beauty says:

    to Liv: i think it’s because of the perception of ‘beauty’ worldwide is still very western look oriented, especially in Asia, even the Asian top models who are considered by westerners as beautiful or hot are considered as ‘ugly’ in Aisa, most Asians are into the western looks – huge eyes & deep eyelid in particular, they absolutely adore big eyes over there, so….it’s a sad truth i’m afraid :(

    anyway, Tao is my fav. Asian models after Dual Kim. liu wen is good too.

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