Monday, January 23, 2012

M I N G D Y N A S TY

Currently hiding from all the crowd that's gathering in my house during this Lunar New Year thanks to a sudden diarrhea I got earlier in the morning. I'm not going to be narccistic for the day, instead I'd like to share this particular model that I've been drawn to. Say hi to Xi Meng Yao. Or more familiarly, Ming Xi.

At a towering height of 178cm, this Shanghainese beauty made her dirst debut at Givenchy's fall 2010 couture show, a first for Asian. As if that's not cool enough, she was handpicked by the fashion house's own designer, Riccardo Tisci to strut the catwalk. Ming Xi believes that Chinese models play an important role when China is a growing force within the luxury market.
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wide set eyes and strong cheekbones define Ming's signature look
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standing out against the Caucasians on vogue russia february 2012 (with Anais Pouliot, Kate King, and Karo Mrozkova.)
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with fellow friend, liu wen. officially jealous with those long limbs that look great in just about any boots. and that signature one-leg-bend pose is *thumbs up*
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Ming Xi has quite of a style. don't you think? I like how she manages to play with prints while keeping the rest of the outfit is (almost) neutral. mid-thigh boots seem like her favorite shoes as I googled through streetstyle images Ming.
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brow-less (see two pictures above) or bold brows, this asian beauty does it all (spread from Manifesto magazine January 2012 ed)
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sources: elite model management, fashiongonerogue, stockholm-streetstyle, altamira, vogue russia, street-peeper, bonae-l'amour, vogue china, various tumblrs

43 comments:

Annika said...

such beautiful photos! gives me some ideas for some outfits :)
so inspirational

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Stephani Janet said...

she's gorgeous!! esp in the first pic. Love her style too
get well soon, michelle!
Happy Chinese New Year!

Sabrina T. said...

love this insp!

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erin g. said...

Gotta agree with you on this, a beauty with great style!! :)

Happy Chinese New Year btw!

Girl With Plastic Camera said...

i also love her!! for me she's perfect

rimatambunan said...

she's amazing and why almost all asian model have great style like tao? hahaha. proud to be asian :) anyway, get well soon michelle and happy chinese new year dear!

Michelle said...

LOVE HER!!!!! Anw get well soon Michelle! Happy new year!

janettaylor said...

Wonderful post!

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LeeAnne, Style N Season said...

Happy Chinese New Year, Michelle!

Ow, don't worry about not having enough time for replying at comments. I appreciate when blog owners like yourself take time to reply, but if not, that's OK. I wrote comments on people's blog because I want to! Hel-low, I mean, I only have a handful of comments and I found myself overwhelmed if I have to reply to every single one of them, though i try! Like, for the past 3 days I was too busy eating Xincia pork, and pork, and pork, and pork again (what can I say, it's delicious!) I didn't visit blogger at all. <3

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Vero said...

beautiful!!! the jacket is really nice!

Jessica Lois Tiara said...

she's awesome:)
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TheGirlAtFirstAvenue said...

She looks gorgeous! And she is so tall!

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Violet said...

she is adorable. i love the all print outfit she has on in the editorial.

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Rosalinda Tjioe said...

She's a beauty! Love her style =) X

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Anaivilo said...

I simply adore Asian models, they all have this special beauty mysterious, shes is gorgeous! :D

Bonnie said...

Ooooh, STUNNING. She has great bone structure. I love her style, too.

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devishanty said...

so gorgeous!

Clochette said...

She's so beautiful! I love the fact she can be fabulous as a femme fatale in the first picture, or just elegant and almost dramatic with no make up like in the last photo. Thanks for sharing this, I 'm glad to discover this new face! :)

LPFashionPhilosophy said...

Oh my god! We are so obsessed with that photo!!! It's perfection.

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IVA K. said...

I love all photos! amazing ♥

ATW said...

happy chinese new year!!
this girl is amazing!! beautiful!!
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olie said...

Asian rocks!!Happy CNY to you

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evanescent said...

wow! such gorgeous looks. asian power, i'm all about it!!

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Antonia said...

Ohhh wooow, so stylish!^^


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Fenny said...

she's great! lovee her natural styleee...

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lepinkbow said...

love your outfit!! (:

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Ismurfshion said...

wow i love it so much

Ellyzabeth Tanaya said...

yeah I love ming xi <3 she's the most beautiful chinese model <3

Becky Tjandera said...

She is just gorgeous! I love how the Asian models are now everywhere in magazines and ads :D Happy Chinese New Year ci!

Sesilia Anastasia said...

she is cool and pretty!

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J. said...

She's gorgeous!

Eda. said...

She has such fabulous features,

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Ivy Sie said...

She is so gorgeous!! love the first picture <3 xx

Sidney Salim said...

She is gorgeous in every picture. even with bare face, she is still such a beauty. Btw, happy CNY! :)

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Plami said...

The first picture took my breath away!

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FashionFreak/Mihaela said...

Great post! I like your blog^^

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Evelyn Halim said...

cool concept!

Belvin said...

nice post <3

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Sishi Semet said...

she's amazing! and as you said, standout among caucasian models.. go Asian! :D