Tian Yi by Oliver Stalmans for Elle Vietnam May 2013

“Memoirs of a Geisha” – For its May 2013 cover story, Elle Vietnam gets inspired by the Japanese-influence of spring collections and Geisha beauty. Model Tian Yi evokes the theme perfectly in a series of images which juxtapose an urban backdrop with the ornate prints and sleek silhouettes of Prada, Dries van Noten, Dior, Thakoon and more selected by stylist Anna Katsanis. Photographer Oliver Stalmans captures the Chinese beauty in this elegant shoot. (Photo by Oliver Stalmans)
15 May 2013 09:06:00
Der Jen (Dezhen; 德珍繪館) – The beauty of Brocade

“Der Jen (Dezhen; 德珍繪館) has achieved fame in her homeland and that fame is now spreading to other parts of the world as more and more people become familiar with her beautiful paintings. This Taiwanese artist depicts these beautiful ladies in classic, traditional dress that would have been worn by members of the royal court or an empress herself. Traditional hair styles and jewelry depicted in her pieces are also considered authentic. Der Jens art can be found in Chinese advertising, childrens magazines, romance novels, tarot cards, and even on public transit tickets. Its also making its way to our pcs as desktop wallpaper”.

Photo: Der Jen (Dezhen; 德珍繪館) – “The beauty of Brocade” (please click to enlarge).
17 Oct 2012 12:03:00
Chinese actress and singer Li Xiaolu performs during the 2008 Beijing Pop Music Awards ceremony

“Li Xiaolu (also known as Lulu and as Jacqueline Li) (born 30 September 1982) is a Golden Horse award-winning Chinese actress, best known for her role in Joan Chen's directing debut Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl”. – Wikipedia

Photo: Chinese actress and singer Li Xiaolu performs during the 2008 Beijing Pop Music Awards ceremony organized by Beijing Music Radio FM 97.4 on January 11, 2009 in Beijing, China. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
05 Jan 2012 12:20:00

Workers demonstrate outside the factory of Hua Yang Printing Holdings Co Ltd on October 30, 2007 in Shenzhen of Guangdong Province, China. Over 1,000 workers of the company have blocked the 107 State Highway where the firm is located, to protest against their employer, who owed half a month's salary to the workers. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
17 Jun 2011 11:43:00