Those wondering who China’s top female entertainers are need look no further than the upcoming September issue of Vogue China celebrating its 10th anniversary edition. The ten ladies to grace the cover and pages of the Chinese edition of top fashion magazine in the world are, in no particular order: Carina Lau, Tang Wei,Zhao Wei, Li Bing Bing, Zhang Zi Yi, Zhou Xun, Fan Bing Bing, singer Chris Lee, and models Du Juan and Liu Wen. The ladies were shot by famed photographer and frequent Vogue contributor Mario Testino, with the top secret photoshoot taking place this past May in New York City.
There will be two different covers so that each of the ladies (in two different five-five configurations) will get a turn on the cover. Vogue’s China editor explained that the ten goddess icons were chosen for their fashion style and entertainment career achievements, with the fashion spread styled as a throwback to the golden era of Hollywood. Congrats to the ten ladies selected for inclusion in this coveted spread, and though I’m sure some may question why some others were no included, I personally think the selections were spot on in showcasing what Chinese entertainment considers its top female entertainers in both popular and critical acclaim. Continue reading