I've mentioned being a fan of Fan Bingbing before but this latest editorial shot by Chen Man for iD's Role Model issue has pushed my love for her into full blown obsession:
Absolutely stunning, no?! Loving seeing that Alexander McQueen dress again, previously worn by Florence Welch at this year's Met Gala.
According to Forbes, Fan Bingbing is the third most famous celebrity in China and it’s easy to understand why. The 31-year-old Asian beauty is China’s most hard-working actress, with a creative output per annum more akin to another actor’s lifetime work. With her dainty doll-like features and porcelain complexion, she is also a poster girl for the new generation, her passion for fashion and ability to play with her appearance revolutionising the reputation of young women in China today. Born in Qingdao, Shandong, and raised in Yantai, Shandong, Fan Bingbing originally wanted to become a dancer. But on graduating from Shanghai’s Xie Jin’s Star School and Theatre Academy she fell in love with television drama instead, eventually making the transition to the big screen. In 2009, Fan Bingbing starred in a whopping six films – Shinjuku Incident, Sophie’s Revenge, Wheat, Bodyguards and Assassins, East Wind Rain and Future Cops – leading Chinese Elle to pronounce 2009 “The Year of Fan Bingbing."
Read more and watch the behind the scenes video at iD online.