Actresses suit up for Marie Claire Power Trip

Tang Yan, Zhang Yuqi, Ni Ni, Li Bingbing, Sun Li, Yang Mi, and Liu Shishi by Feng Hai. No photoshop other than lighting.

Marie Claire has become the first magazine to host a fashion event exclusively for women, and has invited actresses, models and influential female executives. The dress code for the night was black and white suits – who do you ship? (Hint: the correct answer is everyone X everyone)

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Yong Mei by Alexvi

Silver Bear winner Yong Mei, whose name means a poem for the winter flower – the plum blossom, is captured with equally timeless architecture in this photoshoot by Alexvi. She recently starred in So Long, My Son, for which she won the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, and drama A Little Reunion.

I know a lot of people often complain about the lack of focus on older actresses, but just following magazine photoshoots, there’s been a huge change in the ages of actresses featured over the years. When Cfensi first started, most of the covers featured established actresses in their 30’s or late 20’s. As idol dramas and pop idols came to popularity, many in their early 20’s or even teens began to appear on top fashion magazines. Over the past year, though, it’s very noticeable how older actresses in their 50’s or 60’s have joined the mix.

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28th Golden Rooster Awards red carpet round-up

Liu Shishi x Ni Ni

Some of the photos the actors’ studios have released are comparable to magazine shoots.

Yang Mi
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Over-protective parents grow up in upcoming family drama A Little Reunion

A Little Separation’s companion series, A Little Reunion focuses on three sets of families who all go to great lengths to ensure their children perform well in the university entrance exams, yet eventually realise that perfect scores are not the be-all and end-all.

Hai Qing is the strict mother who constantly compares her son (Zhou Qi) to her nephew (Liu Qi), while Huang Lei plays the father who is always responsible for defusing the situation.

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