Today, August 10, the 30th birthday is to celebrate the most low supermodel in the world (165 cm) with exotic external data - Devon Aoki. The daughter of the owner of the network of Japanese restaurants in the United States was born, but in her veins flows a mixture of Japanese, British and German blood. At his first photo shoot (for Calvin Klein) Devon came with huge false eyelashes, eyebrows yellow and did not allow stylists to change anything in her makeup. After some time, she became the face of the brand.
During her short stature, pout and serious face, dotted with freckles, photographers called it "punk nymphet", and designers after they saw Devon on the podium - one of the best models of the 1990s.
I could not help but pay attention to the exotic appearance of the girl and the famous Ellen von Unwerth, who shot her in the video Duran Duran and photographed for the cover of the journal ID Magazine. As a result, Devon was one of the favorite models not only Ellen von Unwerth, and photographer Mario Sorrenti, but many others too. Also, the model appeared on the big screen in films such as "Double Fast and the Furious," "Sin City», «DOA: Dead or Alive", "war", "Spy." Since Devon has set a new trend in the fashion world - the demand on the catwalk models with Asian appearance. We made a selection of the most successful of them.
1. Liu Wen.
Chinese beauty was a simple guide, and turned into one of the most sought-after models in the world. Her modeling career started in 2005 at the competition New Silk Road World Model Contest. It is true she did not win it, but it was noticed, and as a result, Liu Wen has appeared on the cover of Chinese FHM. After the model has been on the covers of prestigious magazines such as «Elle», «Marie Claire», «Harper's Bazaar», «Allure», «ID», «Interview», «Numero», «V magazine» and others.
At the same time, she actively participated in shows of such fashion houses as «Burberry Prorsum», «Chanel», «Hermes», «Jean Paul Gaultier», «Kenzo», «Dior», «Elie Saab». In 2009, Wen was the first East Asian model, which acted on the show Victoria's Secret. A year later, he became the face of Estée Lauder. Today, she heads the top five in the list of the Top 50 Models Women according to models.com. Her personal record - 70 hits in a single season.
2. Shu Pei Qin.
Another very successful top model from China. Her show was the debut spring collection Rachel Roy.
For five years in the modeling business Shu Pei Qin made great strides. She became a representative of cosmetics brand Maybelline. Her photographs have been published in the calendar for 2012 Maybelline. In the same year, Shu Pei made its debut in the show the show Victoria's Secret.
Also, the model has contracts with brands Hogan and Vera Wang. She opened the fashion shows of famous brands such as «Proenza Schouler», «Akris», «Emilio Pucci» and «Vera Wang, has been involved in advertising the collection of Karl Lagerfeld.
3. Tao Okamoto.
Japanese top model began her career in 2006, when entered into a contract with the agency Elite. Then she made her debut at the two shows Emanuel Ungaro and Martin Grant. And in 2007, her exotic appeal of interested brand Moschino.
It is now a list of advertising campaigns featuring the Tao is so great that it is difficult to enumerate all. The most famous - is Ralph Lauren, United Colors of Benetton, H & M, Gap, Zac Posen, Kenneth Cole. Tao stands out for its unisex.
4. Wang Xiao.
The charismatic Chinese in 2010 drew attention to themselves or anyone else, and one of the best fashion-photography world - Steven Meisel. It is working with him brought Xiao fame and the possibility of cooperation with the brand Calvin Klein (advertising aroma Ck One).
After already been working with fashion magazines such as iD, V Magazine and L'Officiel, as well as with the Chinese Vogue. Wang Xiao was the opening of the New York Fashion Week.
5. C Min.
In 2009, China represented in the Elite Model Look contest and was a finalist, what attracted the attention of well-known brand Givenchy. And in January 2010, she made her debut at the spring show as an exclusive model.
In the same year he became one of the persons Givenchy and participated in their advertising campaign. At the shows Fall-Winter 2010 took part in 38 shows. The owner of the ordinary for a Chinese woman in a simulated environment, the nickname - Barbie.
6. Fei Fei Song.
Lovely Fay Fay is now very popular in Europe. In this Chinese model not only looks charismatic but also expressive gait, and still it goes any makeup. In 2008, she won the third place at the international competition Elite Model Look 2008, after which she was asked to continue her modeling career in New York.
At the shows Fall 2010 in Paris, Milan and London Fay Fay took part in the 31 fashion shows, including in such famous designers like Vivienne Westwood, Jil Sander, Missoni, Elie Saab, Hermes, Miu Miu and Sonia Rykiel. And in 2011 she signed a long term contract with Giorgio Armani Beauty. Now Fei Fei Sun is at 14 positions in the ranking of the Top 50 models.