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Legends of the Fall

October 15th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Every magazine is presenting their vision of autumnal bliss with their November issues and the look created by Vogue China is sumptuous and rustic. Hans Feurer‘s shots of Ming Xi in a picturesque forest are about as fall as you get and Anne Christensen‘s styling is a gorgeous mix of feminine and pastoral. Simply gorgeous!

Image Credit | Scan by Aja Mok @ tFS

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Just Cavalli

August 23rd, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Roberto Cavalli doesn’t do anything quietly; the famously outlandish designer celebrates the anniversary of his label with an all star book by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. The latest Love offers up a preview of the glorious pictures inside featuring names like Cindy Crawford, Joan Smalls, Guinevere Van Seenus and Ming Xi along with an article on creative director, Eva Cavalli. The colorful shots styled by Marie-Amélie Sauvé showcase the best of the label’s 40 year heritage and the over the top glamour we’ve come to expect from Cavalli.

,Image Credit |   Fearless 123 @ tFS

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August 3rd, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Vogue China celebrates its 5th anniversary with a stellar salute to Asian talent;  the magazine’s dual September covers feature the phenomenal cast of Liu Wen, Shu Pei, Ming Xi, Fei Fei Sun and Tao Okamoto in stunning crimson looks from Alexander Wang. The contrasting images by Peter Lindbergh & Daniel Jackson are strong, elegant and reflect the unique beauty of each girl while showing the verstaility of Wang’s designs; it is amazing how these looks go from classic to modern just with a quick change of hair and makeup.

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Le Rouge et Le Noir

May 7th, 2010 |Posted by Betty

Rare is the brand that people get excited about in terms of fashion, imagery AND casting. Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci is one of those and for F/W 10, WWD gives us a preview of the campaign with one exciting and unexpected face. Lea T, a Brazilian transsexual who is his former assistant and fit model joins longtime Tisci favorites Mariacarla Boscono and Simon Nessman. Returning face Jonathan Marquez appears as well, with a pink haired Malgosia Bela and Catherine McNeil adding supermodel vavoom. Fresh faces Joan Smalls, Ming Xi , Paolo Roldan and Willy Cartier appear in their first major campaign which was styled by Carine Roitfeld and shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. (Click here to read more about Riccardo’s thoughts on the campaign)

Simon, Catherine, Mariacarla, Ming Xi, Malgosia, Jonathan

Simon, Willy, Jonathan, Lea, Paolo

Images courtesy of Ford and Success

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Casting Coup

March 10th, 2010 |Posted by Betty

Ajak and Lais.

Givenchy has spoken yet again and the invigorating casting choices for Fall/Winter 2010 are just as incredibly inspirational as ever for modelwatchers out there. With all the recent talk of more diversity on the runway, to fully see a a show where people of color are included (and not just 1 or 2 looks) makes for a runway that is compelling and powerful and yet somehow so natural and seamless. Givenchy led the week with 17 of their 49 looks on some of the most beautiful faces of color, past and present. The dramatic palette of red, black and white looked stunning on Chanel Iman, Joan Smalls, Rose Cordero, Lakshmi Menon, Liu Wen, Lyndsey Scott and Shu Pei. New faces Ajak, Jiang Xiao Yi, Lais Ribeiro, Ming Xi and Sosheeba Griffiths shined as well as current campaign face Eduardo Calero and Givenchy favorites Paolo Roldan and Jonathan Marquez. The surprise choices for the collection? Top Japanese model of the early 00’s (and newly platinum) Ai Tominaga and 90’s star Ling Tan.

Ming Xi and Paolo Rolden.

Ling and Ai.

(All images from, for full collection and to see the other faces named, go to’s gallery for Givenchy)

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