Catherine Li is a successful plus size model and influencer who travels the world to star in campaigns and ads for major fashion and beauty brands. While she relies on her looks for her profession, Li never thought she'd become a model, ever. The odds seemed stacked against her.
Each year musical icons like Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift grace the runway as Victoria's Secret angels don fancy lingerie that are to die for. It doesn't matter whether or not you're a supermodel or if you've been freshly cast - as long as you're on that runway, your reputation is given a boost. This year's show is set to be in Shanghai on Nov 20 airing on Nov 29 so we can expect more Asian faces - double the number from last year's - to be exact and we have all the deets.
One of the most important markets for new and even experienced models is Asia. Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, Taipei, and other Asian markets are considered must-stops for models looking to develop their skills and build strong books with professional modeling tearsheets. As with any modeling market, modeling agencies in Asia look for different types of models.
Why you should follow them: As well as modeling, these two are cutting edge dancerschoreographers, and multi-media artists. They're quickly blowing up the international scene with their mix of industrial goth and Japanese geisha styles. Why you should follow her: Stylist, writer, photographer, creative director, law student, and model.
Asia is a vast continent with multiple cultures and traditions. Asians have striking and impeccable features. Some are blessed with glossy hair, and the others have skin like porcelain.
Asian Models Changing Fashion —Since the late oughts, fashion has put the spotlight on East Asian models as countries like China begin to lead the global market place. Diversity in modeling has long been an issue, and seeing different ideas of beauty is a welcomed sight. Here, we have a list of nine top Asian models from China, Japan and South Korea who are helping to change the face of fashion with their groundbreaking campaigns and magazine covers.
Growing up in working class London and being Bengali, Muslim, and queerSabira Haque felt the weight of the prejudices pinned against her. At different stages in her life, she faced racism, sexism, classism, Islamophobia, and homophobia, causing her to feel a deep sense of fear. Then she sought out art therapy in her early 20s, which helped her find her voice, and discovered safe spaces that introduced her to other people who had been through similar challenges.
A set of body-positive photos depicting Asian women dressed in stunning ballgowns has gone viral. Michelle Elman, an author and body-confidence coach, teamed up with photographer Linda Blacker to create photos that would show "a small sample of the diversity within Asia," according to Elman's Instagram page. The two shared the images on July 28, and have since received more than 34, likes collectively on Instagram.
More and more Asian models, vloggers and "It Girls" are hitting the fashion runways, the most popular Instagram feeds and the pages of fashion magazines. In this gallery, review their fabulous hairstyles as well as how to best care for Asian hair. Known for their fashion and beloved for their arty Instagram photos and blogs, these women are ones to watch and to follow in the next few years. But first, let's talk styling Asian hair.