The Liu Wen Express

For the New York Times, Christina Larson profiles supermodel Liu Wen and travels with her back to her hometown in Hunan: …Her rise is due in equal measure to the extraordinary moment in China’s history from which she...

China Embraces Beauty Pageants

China is embracing beauty competitions, which it once rejected, and Maoist ideals of equality have been replaced by modeling competitions and beauty pageants for all ages. Although some say that these contests objectify females...

Sunday Photo: The First Chinese Miss World

Zhang Zilin, a 23-years-old Chinese girl, won The 57th Miss World Pageant. This is the first time for Chinese to win the top international beauty contest. Since 2002 China had sent models to all kinds of international beauty contests, and the best achievement had been third prize. Miss World Zhang made Dec 1st a celebration […]



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