Cover Story always been interesting on a magazine. Especially if it’s the most famous style magazine in the world : Vogue. Mostly, the Vogue cover model has a white skin. Especially for Asian models is rarely came up on this magazine, because Asians got a different skin character. Asian women famously has an exotic skin and darker.
Basic to Harper Bazaar’s, Machado, the Asian Model Breakdown, was born in Shanghai and move to South America, then work for Bazaar in 1959 when Richard Avedon, a photographer, saw her beautifully wore Balenciaga dress. She is the first non-white cover magazine in West.
Back to Sun Fei Fei, she is now at the 14th rank of 50 top models by models.comwhich nowadays more Chinese and Asian models on the list. Fei Fei on the Vogue Italy cover, had a cat-eyes with burgundy lips. She got a sleek bob hairstyle and wore gheometric black-and-white dress made her look classic and elegant. I can say that she had a similar look with Machado, by her lips and cheekbone. I believe that her lips also made to look like Machado.
Cover Story on the Vogue Italy January edition tagged, “Fusion Elegance”. The style means global, no limitations. With raised the exoticm of China Machado, a story of Elegance and Purity.
Fei Fei started her career at 17, she is now 23 and have been working for Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Calvin Klein, DKNY, Givenchy dan Valentino. She became a famous model because of her talent and her unique beauty. Fei Fei friends with Liu Wen, who called the game-changer (of the modelling rules these times), 5th position on the list. Other Asian models on the list are : Sui He on 13th, Xiao Wen Ju on 22th, Ming Xi on 33th, Tian Yi on 38th, Tao Okamoto on 47th, and Wang Xiao on 50th. See? There’s 8 Chinese models of 10 of the list. China must be proud 🙂
See Fei Fei run on the stage here