Model Behaviour: Liu Wen

We film the model in Manhattan following her Dazed appearance showcasing Raf Simons’s first Haute Couture collection for Dior

Twenty four year old Chinese model Liu Wen began her modeling career in 2005 when her mother coerced her into entering the New Silk Road World Model Contest, previously won by supermodel Du Juan. Wen didn’t win, but has gone on to walk for designers from Dior to Dolce, feature in pretty much every edition of Vogue, and reach number 5 in’s Top 50 Models Women List anyway. Oh, and she also holds the accolade of being the first model of Chinese descent to walk for Victoria’s Secret. Following her appearance in our #Fantasia issue, styled by Robbie Spencer in Raf Simons’s first Haute Couture collection for Dior, we filmed the model pulling faces on the streets of – the city she now calls home – New York.

Film Harrison Boyce 

Photography Benjamin Alexander Huseby
Styling Robbie Spencer
Hair Tomo Jidai at Streeters
Make-up Kirstin Piggott at Julian Watson 
Model Liu Wen at Marilyn
Set design Andrea Cellerino at Magnet 
Photographic assistant Jack Wilson
Styling assistants Elizabeth Fraser-Bell, Catharina Pavitschitz
Hair assistant Fumi Maehara
Make-up assistant Molly Aitken
Location Liu's home
Digital Operator Tanya Houghton
Casting Noah Shelley for AM Casting