What’s all the fuss about Chinese models lately? According to estimates, China is set to become the world’s largest market for luxury goods in the next five to seven years. Even today, major labels such as Levi’s, Hermes and Chanel are customizing their lines for Chinese consumers. It’s no wonder then that a new class of Chinese models are stepping into the international spotlight, leaving even established names such as Du Juan to Lv Yan on T-Stage. Here are 10 most famous Chinese models in the world:
1. Lin Chi-ling 林志玲
Lin Chi-ling (born 29 November 1974, in Taipei, Taiwan), is a model and actress. Famed for her gentle demeanor and physical beauty, Lin has been referred to as “The First Face of Taiwan” by members of the Taiwanese media, and has been an official spokesperson for both China Airlines and Longines since 2006.Lin’s meteoric rise to fame caused commentators and scholars to coin the phrase “The Lin Chi-Ling Phenomenon”.