WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MAKES WITH WOLFGANG...
COMING UP FOR MARCH ISSUE EDITORIAL
I photographed this on my first trip to Macau back in May 2011. It’s one of my favourite bldg structures, a gold pineapple. Happy I revisited this place in December to do a shoot. I can cross this off my list to do. Pics to follow……
BANG. ONWARD TO 2012, WISHING A GREAT YEAR OF THE...
, This is my first CNY in Asia. It didn’t disappoint me, lots of food, lots of meals bringing family and friends together, more appreciation of the city when I wandered in the less overcrowded areas during the holiday. Reflecting back, it’s been a tremendous great year (very thankful for the chance to travel, explore and be creative Asia). I conceived this blog during the new...
FRESH FLOWERS FOR THE OFFICE FROM THE CNY FLOWER...
SNAPS ON CNY IN KOWLOON
Love the red cone top on the sesame ball
WRITING CHINESE NEW YEAR CARDS
Have you got yours?
(WESTERN) NEW YEAR'S DAY EARLY MORNING RUN
The view from West Kowloon Promenade continues to always surprise me. Crisp morning - beautiful! Looks like a sustainable fashion wall installation from the new year’s eve
NEXT SHOOT. STILLS AND MOTION, CREATED A LOT OF...
All will be revealed in a Spring Summer 2012 campaign
STILL LOOKS HOT. MIU MIU FROM LAST SEASON 2011
Love the tiled floor of the former “tong lau” studio. Happy days prepping in the sun, and when i first arrived it was boiling 29 degrees
CHRISTMAS MORNING FOOD SHOPPING ON RECLAMATION...
Kinda reminds me of the Spring Summer delightful prints from Dolce
THE FITTING Thirteen looks and still counting for today’s shoot. Photographed by BB Photographer and Stylist swap I’m behind the camera and B is working on the model THE POLAROID OUTTAKES
Showroom appointment to choose the pieces. This scarf is reminds me of a bird taking its flight
SNAPS WALKING TO THE LOCATION
It’s chilly but Meng and Patti are still smiling, with Cathy, assistant on the shoot.
Casting emails back and forth (HKG to Paris) with the photographer THE LINE-UP QUICK SQUEEZE FITTING PRE-SHOOT POLA’S by Baldovino
EDITORIAL INSPIRATION - HK GRAN
I see her shopping at Wellcome supermarket. I adore this colour combination and the tone on tone hair Micro motifs is a trend for Spring Summer 2012. There are a lot of Pyjama looks from Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Fendi and Stella McCartney Resort 2012 collections THE LOOK
Photographer KT AULETA Stylist CHERYL LEUNG Du Juan looking long and lean
THANK YOU FOR YOUR NOTE MONSIEUR RICK OWENS
I'M 6000 MILES AWAY FROM HOME AND HAPPY I'M ON...
Chocolate, some literature, a clutch, fragance and a paperweight(?) are all good additions to the office staples. Thank you PRs.
Starbucks break with the crew in the hot heat with Jimmy, Gum, Dickey and Max. It’s November and I came back with a tan! This is the moment where Model, Make-up, my assistant and I got lost and separated from the crew, on location. We kept out of the sun for a minute, but hey we’re still smiling. Kiki is wearing H&M blouse and scarf, Tom Ford corset, Loewe skirt and silver...
with Jimmy So peaceful and calm. One of the few places in HK for a quiet, wide open green space Blue sky in November!
VOGUE PREP AND FITTING DAY
THE FOOTWEAR Love the Roger Vivier SS’12 suede pumps with yellow and contrast black buckle THE VIEW FROM THE 49th FLOOR Wah closest I’ve seen the IFC from another skyscraper. IFC is the tallest building on HK side. The IFC mall has a lot of great stuff, such as Lane Crawford, the cinema, and to borrow TOM FORD and SOLANGE AZAGURY-PARTRIDGE. Will be heading to Solange’s...
CASTING WITH GAO YING Gao Ying wears Celine cashmere poly sweater
2 SHOOTS FOR HKTDC (HONG KONG TRADE DEVELOPMENT...
THE CLOTHES RAIL One story is embellishment and embroidery. THE CASTING OUTTAKE POLAROID photographer Akif Hakan Celebi On the last shot for the fur story, the light was going so quickly. We had a 07:30AM call-time anyway. Finished! THE PREP ROOM Fur story mixing and matching prep day at the HKTDC office. THE FITTING WITH MENG Black lace dress from Peter Lau, black and white...
STYLING ACTRESS YAN NI FOR CHINESE VOGUE
THE VIEW From the balcony you can see the Oriental Pearl Tower. Fact - the pearl tower used to be the tallest building in China (excl Taipei) until 2007. THE TALENT Actress Yan Ni, in her third look wearing a camel MaxMara coat from Auutmn Winter 2011, shirt by Azzedine Alaia Haute Couture, and her own comfy Birkenstock shoes THE PANORAMIC VIEW FROM BALCONY 180 degrees view of...
THE ARTIST AND HIS MUSE - FINANCIAL TIMES ASIA
THE CASTING WITH RORY former Prada campaign Meisel boy THE VIEW FROM THE 51st FLOOR Prepping THE MOOD BOARD We shot in a daylight studio inspired by the 60s movie, Blow-Up
MID-AUTUMN LUNAR FESTIVAL
Thank you Fendi. If Fendi did make mooncakes they would be delicious
THE SHOOT - CHINESE VOGUE DEC 2011
Photographer KT AULETA Stylist CHERYL LEUNG With Miao, Wendy and Ting Ting, shot in the Shanghai Kee Club
MODEL FITTING. LET'S PARTY SHOOT FOR VOGUE CHINA...
THE WORK BOARD Have to keep tabs on everything as dressed five models in total THE CLOTHES RAIL Location Shanghai Kee Club The beautiful Versace coat. Python leather bonded with fox fur, and crucifix from Swarovski LEX & LING FEI looking dapper in Roberto Cavalli and Mugler on the Kee balcony MIAO looks like an angel. Clearly the Armani shoe is the winner. Dress from Emanuel...
ASIA TATLER WITH SOCIALITE PAULINE CHU WEARING...
Bobo Chu at home. There’s nothing relaxing than on the couch with your beautiful dog, wearing Celine, bare feet and adorned with a diamond and ruby necklace by Cartier. If you are wondering where the white sequinned dress is from, it is Rue du Mail. Martine Sitbon is stocking the French house label at Liger Store HK
ANN WANG FITTING IN SHANGHAI FOR CHINESE VOGUE
THE INSPIRATION It pretty much was conceived from Mrs. Prada’s graphic patterns on her skirts. Then I looked at the colourways from Rothko’s paintings. Printed skirts matched with exotic skin knee high boots and bags. THE SHOOT Girls in Skirts Photographer KT AULETA Stylist CHERYL LEUNG BACKSTAGE at Girls in Skirts shoot. Beaming faces after a 5:30PM finish time and I...
I LOVE THE MUNDANE. GIRLS IN UNIFORMS AND WET...
MY LOCAL BAKERY Photographer JIMMY MING SHUM Stylist CHERYL LEUNG THE SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST NOV 2011 LOUIS VUITTON SS’12 PRESS PREVIEW Waitresses in uniforms….brilliant with white on white. GLOVE OBSESS Photographed at Yau Ma Tei hawkers food market GLOVE OBSESS Photographed at Canton Road “Gai see”
MARIGOLD GLOVE CRUSH
Fetish Vuitton boots with a Celine fisherman’s raincoat Photographer BALDOVINO BARANI Stylist CHERYL LEUNG The South China Morning Post STYLE April 2011 Kailah waiting for her prom date in her Bottega Veneta gown
SANTA BABY. SUZY WONG CLUB, BEIJING WITH DANNI LI...
Hard working assistants
WELCOME TO THE TWILIGHT ZONE
The South China Morning Post Photographer BALDOVINO BARANI Stylist CHERYL LEUNG
ET phone home
NEW CITY. THE BEGINNING OF NEW INSPIRATIONS FOUND...