Xu was shot exclusively for MODELS.com by Rachel Rebibo @ The Brooks Agency (assisted by Miroslav Parushev), with styling by Carolina Orrico (De Facto), hair by Michael Moreno, and makeup by Alexis Williams @ The Brooks Agency.


Naiyu Xu

New York Model Management (New York)
Also: China Bentley Culture & Media Co.,Ltd. (Beijing) / Premium Models (Paris) / FASHION MODEL MANAGEMENT (Milan)


177cm (5’9.5″)


Place of Origin:
Beijing, China

Ethnic Origin:


How discovered:
I first started modeling at the age of 20 when I entered a national modeling contest in China

Favorite things:
Travel and play a plucked instrument

What are you listening to at the moment?
Chinese classical music

Favorite movie, tv show:
Pirates of Caribbean

Favorite designer, fragrance or beauty product:
Alessandro Michele

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling?
Maybe I will be a designer

What’s something uncool that you love anyway?
Unknown clothes and accessories

Favorite modeling experience so far?
Uniqlo advertising

What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?
Chinese food is my favorite, I miss it so much!

Which brand would you really love to model for?
I really want to work with Victoria’s Secret

Place you would love to visit:
Back to ancient China

Currently you’re obsessed with/about:
I want to learn a new plucked instruments