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Vogue July 2011: SM-Town Shakes Paris


Besides photographing SM-Town for W Korea, Kim Young Jun was also backstage at SM-Town Paris Concert to photograph the boys and girls of SM-Town for Vogue Korea's July issue. Check out the editorial entitled, K-Pop Shakes Paris.

An Joo Young photographs Seo Woo for Singles August 2011


Photographed by An Joo Young, actress Seo Woo (서우) did an editorial for Singles August 2011 issue. Donning stunning dresses from various designers such as Bally, Christian Dior, Stella McCartney and more, check out the photoshoot.

Han Eun Jung & Hyomin attends 'Gisaeng Spirit' Premiere


Actress Han Eun Jung (한은정) and T-ara's Hyomin (효민) attended the media premiere and press conference of 'Gisaeng Spirit (기생령)' held at Seoul Lotte Cinema located in Myeongdong, Seoul on July 27, 2011.

Han Eun Jung (한은정) wore a one-shoulder dress with ruffles from Valentino Pre Fall 2011 collection. Gold jewelries and a pair of silver embellished heels to complete her look.

T-Ara's Hyomin (효민) opted for a brown dress from Solezia Spring/Summer 2011 collection. The gorgeous star opted for a turquoise ring and black sandals for the look.

Celebrities flock to Louis Vuitton flagship store opening in Guangzhou


Chinese celebrities flock to Louis Vuitton new flagship store opening located in Taikoo Hui Mall in Guangzhou, China. The ribbon cutting ceremony was held on July 27, 2011.

Huang Yi (黄奕) wore a printed dress from Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2011 collection, black bow open-toe pumps and a red snake skin clutch, both from Louis Vuitton to complete her look. I love how she opted for a deep plum lip color.

Dong Jie (董洁) wore a modified black sheer dress from Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2011 collection. Black pumps and a Louis Vuitton clutch to complete her lovely look. She was one of my favorites of the night.


Taiwanese model, Petina Lin (林嘉綺) attended the event in Iris Garden Cotton Dress from Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2011 collection. Clutch and orange sandals from Louis Vuitton to go with her outfit. My best dress of the night besides Dong Jie (董洁). Her figure looks stunning in the dress, perfect.

Du Juan (杜鹃) wore a black bow dress which I presume is also from Louis Vuitton. The Chinese model kept her make up and accessories light with a gold clutch and black pumps.

Other stars who attended the event included Louis Koo (古天乐) and Hu Bing (胡兵).

Vogue Korea celebrates its 15th Anniversary with 15 Covers


Seems like Vogue Korea went all out for their 15th Anniversary Issue. They didn't just do 6 covers for the issue but a total of 15 covers, photographed by 15 different photographers! Not just the covers, there were also 15 celebrity editorials as well as 15 model editorials. Stay tuned for it.

Happy 15th Birthday, Vogue Korea!

Covers by: Hong Jang Hyun, Bo Lee, Choi Yong Bin, Oh Joong Seok, Ryoo Hyung Won, Kim Young Jun, Ark Ji Hyuk, Zo Sun Hi, Tae Woo, Hyea W.Kang, Kim Sang Gon, Jono Lee, Kim Bo Sung, Lee Gun Ho, Han Jong Chul.

Lin Chi Ling wears Alexander McQueen & Bottega Veneta to various events in Japan


Lin Chi Ling (林志玲) attended the press conference of upcoming Japanese musical remake of 'The Red Cliff: Love' on July 11, 2011 in Tokyo, Japan.

The star wore a dress from Alexander McQueen Resort 2011 collection, completing her outfit with a pair of black Christian Louboutin pumps.

Lin Chi Ling (林志玲) also attended the Asian launch of Bottega Veneta's first women's fragrance held at The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures, Tokyo National Museum on July 19, 2011 in Tokyo, Japan.

Looking much younger with her hair down in satin lace dress from Bottega Veneta Fall/Winter 2011 collection. Unfortunately, there isn't a full-length photo of her.


Lin Chi Ling (林志玲) with Tomas Maier, Creative Director of Bottega Veneta

Who wore Obzéé better? Kim Gyuri vs. Lee Da Hae


Actress Kim Gyuri (김규리) attended the 12th Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF) opening ceremony on April 28, 2011 held at Jeonju, North Jeolla Province, South Korea.

The actress was seen wearing a stunning orange dress from Korean label, Obzéé Spring/Summer 2011 collection. The star styled her outfit with the same belt seen on the look book and silver jewelries and sandals.

Actress Lee Da Hae (이다해) was also seen in the same dress when attending a party (scene) in episode 5 of MBC drama, 'Miss Ripley (미스 리플리)'.

Lee Da Hae (이다해) styled her dress similar to Kim Gyuri (김규리), sans jewelries. A pair of brown sandals and gold clutch to complete her outfit.

Both of them looked absolutely stunning in the dress. I had a hard time contemplating who wore the dress better. I would have to give it to Kim Gyuri (김규리) as she was all smiles although Lee Da Hae (이다해) was acting in the drama.

Tang Wei promotes 'Swordsman' in Escada & Bottega Veneta


Chinese actress Tang Wei (汤唯) attended the press conference of 'Swordsman (武侠)' in Taipei, Taiwan on July 21, 2011.

Wearing yet another dress from Escada. Wearing her Pre Fall 2011 dress with a pair of black open-toe pumps, keeping her shiny long locks straight with Piaget jewelries.

Having promoted the film at various film festivals and around Asia, the cast attended the last leg of their Asia tour in Hong Kong, China. Held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on July 26, 2011.

She opted for a lace dress from Bottega Veneta Fall/Winter 2011 collection. Styling the dress with the same pair of open-toe pumps, Piaget jewelries and an up-do which was a refreshing change.

Escada and Bottega Veneta seems to be the only two brands in Tang Wei (汤唯)'s closet at the moment. While she looks beautiful in the dresses most of the time, I'm still waiting for her to impress me. Go out of your comfort zone, Tang Wei (汤唯)!

Yoon Eun Hye wears Obzéé to Artistry Fall/Winter 2011-12 Launch


Actress Yoon Eun Hye (윤은혜) attended the Artistry Fall/Winter 2011-12 launch held at Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel on July 21, 2011 in Shanghai, China.

The star wore a embellished dress from Obzéé Spring/Summer 2011 collection. Keeping her outfit simple with just a pair of earrings and white sandals.

I wonder if it was a pure coincident how her dress matches Sarah Jessica Parker's gorgeous Elie Saab dress. Both of them looked stunning.

Joe Chen & Zhou Dong Yu attends 'Fallen Tears' Press Conference


Actresses Joe Chen (陈乔恩) and Zhou Dongyu (周冬雨) attended the press conference of 'Fallen Tears (倾城之泪)' in Shanghai, China on July 21, 2011.

Taiwanese actress, Joe Chen (陈乔恩) wore a floral satin dress from Dolce & Gabbana Fall/Winter 2011. Pity she opted for a pair of black pumps for the outfit.

Zhou Dong Yu (周冬雨) opted for a white dress with sequin collar from Miu Miu. Accessorizing her outfit with a pair of white heels.

Who wore Vivienne Westwood better? Cha Ye Ryun vs. Moon Chae Won


Back in May, actress Cha Ye Ryun (차예련) attended the launch of J.estina handbag collection. Wearing a plaid dress from Vivienne Westwood Gold Label, Spring/Summer 2011 collection. The star styled her outfit with a bronze clutch and Suecomma Bonnie boots.

Actress Moon Chae Won (문채원) was also seen in the same dress at the showcase of 'Arrow, The Ultimate Weapon (최종병기 활)' on July 20, 2011. A pair of gold glitter sandals and a gold bracelet to complete her outfit.

Covers of the Month : August 2011 (China Edition)


1. Vogue - Ming Xi (奚梦瑶)
2. Elle - Zhang Jing Chu (张静初)
3. Numéro - Edita Vilkeviciute
4. Harper's Bazaar - Li Bing Bing (李冰冰)
5. L'Officiel - Liu Wen (刘雯)
6. CéCi 姐妹 - Lee Chae Yeon (이채연)

My favorite cover from the Chinese magazines for the month of August definitely is Li Bing Bing (李冰冰)'s Harper's Bazaar cover which was taken when she was in Cannes for Cannes Film Festival. She looked absolutely stunning in the Versace dress. The colors in the cover were also very attracting.

I thought Edita Vilkeviciute's cover for Numéro was also very strong. Which is your favorite?

Covers of the Month : August 2011 (Korean Edition)


1. Vogue - Han Hye Jin (한혜진)
2. Elle - Miranda Kerr
3. Harper's Bazaar - Leigh Lezark
4. W Korea - Daria Strokous
5. Dazed & Confused - Beyoncé Knowles
6. Allure - Jacquelyn Jablonski
7. Cosmopolitan - Rihanna
8. Marie Claire - Ko So Young (고소영)
9. Instyle - Eva Longoria
10. Vogue Girl - Nyasha Matonhodze & Andie Arthur
11. Elle Girl - Ira Sumbaeva
12. Nylon - Olivia Wilde
13. GQ - Novak Djokovic
14. CéCi -Jung So Min (정소민), Kim Soo Hyun (김수현), Yoon Seung Ah (윤승아), Lee Jong Suk (이종석)
15. Arena Homme + - Chris Evans


Han Hye Jin (한혜진), Yi Hye Jeong (이혜정), Jang Yoon Ju (장윤주)
Kim Won Kyung (김원경), Yi Hye Jeong (이혜정), Song Kyung Ah (송경아)

Vogue Korea celebrates it's 15th anniversary with 6 beautiful covers of 5 Korean models. Aside from that, L'Officiel Homme also launched it's Korean edition! Check out the cover, here.

Fan Bing Bing & Lin Peng attends Salvatore Ferragamo 'Attimo' Launch in Beijing


Actresses Fan Bing Bing (范冰冰) and Lin Peng (林鹏) attended the launch of Salvatore Ferragamo's fragrance, Attimo on July 22, 2011 in Beijing, China.

Fan Bing Bing (范冰冰) accessorized her Fall/Winter 2011 houndstooth dress with black waist belt, clutch, hat and her favorite black pumps. Get her dress on luisaviaroma.com for USD$2959.00.

Lin Peng (林鹏) also opted for a dress from Salvatore Ferragamo Fall/Winter 2011 collection. Like Fan Bing Bing (范冰冰), she wore black pumps. Salvatore Ferragamo clutch to complete her look.

Kim Ha Neul wears Hexa by Kuho to 15th Puchon Film Festival


Actress Kim Ha Neul (김하늘) walked the star-studded red carpet of the 15th Puchon International Film Festival held on July 22, 2011.

The actress wore a grey dress from Hexa by Kuho Spring/Summer 2011 collection. Completing her look with a grey box clutch and Jimmy Choo Zinc strappy sandals.

Great look from Kim Ha Neul (김하늘), loved the styling of the look too.

Tang Wei wears Bottega Veneta to 'Swordsman' events in Taiwan


Tang Wei (汤唯) is definitely one busy young lady! She's been travelling around Asia promoting both SK-II and Swordsman (武俠). She was recently in Taiwan for a brief period to promote Swordsman (武俠).

At the Taipei press conference and premiere held on July 20, the star wore two Bottega Veneta looks, both from Pre Fall 2011 collection.

Although I was unable to find a clearer photo of her at the press conference, Tang Wei (汤唯) wore the mustard colored dress with a silver necklace. She was later seen at the premiere wearing a navy dress. Once again, keeping the stying light with just a necklace and bracelet.

Song Ji Hyo wears Rag & Bone to 'Gyebaek' Press Conference


Actress Song Ji Hyo (송지효) attended the press conference of upcoming MBC drama, 'Gyebaek (계백)' on July 22, 2011 held at Konyang University.

Starring as Eun Go in the drama, the star wore a ivory dress with wavy stripes from Rag & Bone Spring/Summer 2011 collection. Black sandals and silver jewelries to complete her simple outfit.

The Hadleigh dress is currently on sale for USD$ 495.00 247.50 and USD$ 495.00 346.50 on lagarconne.com and shopbop.com respectively.

Angelababy & Tang Wei wears orange dresses from Bottega Veneta


Angelababy (楊穎) attended a promotional event for beverage, Mirinda on July 7, 2011 in Hong Kong along with cantopop singer, Aarif Rahman (李治廷).

The actress/model wore a orange dress from Bottega Veneta Resort 2011 collection. A pair of orange sandals to complete her look which complimented the color of the beverage.

Tang Wei (汤唯) was recently in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to attend an SK-II as the ambassador to launch SK-II's latest product on July 13, 2011.

The star opted for a bright orange dress with horizontal stripes from Bottega Veneta Pre Fall 2011 collection. Completing the dress with a pair of black pumps (not photographed above) which well... matches her ribbon sash.

2NE1 wears MishkaNYC in 'Ugly' Music Video


Having released 'Hate You' from their latest mini-album, the ladies of 2NE1 dropped a few teaser image from their upcoming single, Ugly.

In I Am The Best, the girls strutted their punk-outfits. Continuing in the similar fashion, the girls seem to put on a more playful "punk" outfits with garments from MishkaNYC, stylized as Мишка.

While I may not be a big fan of their outfits, you can't deny the girls are keeping their fashion choices interesting. Especially Park Bom (박봄)'s customized dress with graphics from various t-shirts. Out of the four, Sandara Park (박산다라) was my least favorite. Don't you think she looks a little like Travis Barker?

2NE1 also jumped onto the two-toned hair color bandwagon. Their outfits were styled with sneakers.

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'Ugly' will be released on July 28, 2011.
In the meantime, watch/listen to 'Hate You', directed by Mari Kim.

Pace Wu & Zhang Ziyi attends various events


Taiwanese actress, Pace Wu attended Swarovski Fall/Winter 2011 fashion show on July 12, 2011 held at Beijing Television Theatre World in Beijing, China.

Pace Wu (吳佩慈) wore a white mullet dress which seems to be from Marchesa Spring/Summer 2011 collection although the embroidery looks different. Her outfit was styled with Paloma Satin Platform pumps from my favorite designer, Charlotte Olympia. A silver clutch and Swarovski necklace to complete her look.

Swoon! Definitely fell head over heels for her look. Perfect!

Zhang Ziyi (章子怡) attended the Youku Awards Ceremony held in Beijing on July 15, 2011 along with a co-star, Aaron Kwon (郭富城) in film, Love for Life (最爱).

The star opted striped dress with assymetrical hem from Singaporean designer, Keith Png for KOOPS. Highline United China X Kevin Tsai (蔡康永) sandals and a black/silver jewelries to complete her look.

Zhang Ziyi (章子怡) have also worn Keith Png's designs in the past, click for image.
Check out more of Keith Png's designs on www.keithpng.com.