“Fashion is so often presented in the culture as a thing of froth, which, of course, it partly is; but the bubbles are blown with care and a sense of values.” - Anna Wintour
April 4, 2012
At the request of socialitedreams, Wang Xiao is up next on this blog's model feature!
Xiao is a model from China known for her hair, uniquely cut in a boyish, strict bob that not many of us could pull off, yet which she does with a feminine twist. She started off by signing with Wilhelmina, and within the same year, was asked to be photographed by Steven Miesel. But her true breakthrough came when she signed a fragrance contract with Calvin Klein One.
There's always a searing intensity in her photos, even when she dons longer hair and poses with candy. She draws you in, and there's something about her photos that's slightly disconcerting.
She shows the same kind of intensity on the streets, with her eccentric and edgy off-duty looks:
In an interview with Elle, when asked whether she thinks about anything when walking down the runway, she replies, "No. It’s just a walk. It’s easy for me. I’m never nervous." Luckily, it shows! Here's a look at the shows she scored during Spring/Summer 2012:
If there are any other models you'd like to see featured, just give me a shout if you haven't done so already!