More Gorgeous Outfits from Princess Silver

All of Zhang Xueying outfits look meticulously designed while still looking natural.

Princess Silver easily has my favorite costume and make-up so far this year. Zhang Xueying alone has over 40 outfits, every one of which looks beautiful on her. I’m on the fence about the one dress with ruffles, but every other outfit for all the leads does a great job of using pastels, patterns, fabric , and small modifications to give the series a unique look while making it still look within the realm of hanfu.

Love the use of ombre in their outfits here.

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Friday Photos aka June schedules

Chen Feiyu, He Landou poster for My Best Summer (film version of The Best of Us)

Posters, stills, photoshoots, and random photos that caught my eye this week. This week is mostly June schedules of celebrities.
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Promo Round-up: Princess Silver

Princess Silver stars Zhang Xueying (Summer’s Desire) as Rong Le, a princess who wants to take control of her own destiny. Her suitors are played by Aarif Lee (Swords of Legends II), Jing Chao (Ruyi’s Royal Love) and Luo Yunxi (Ashes of Love). [Extended Synopsis]

The 60 episode drama releases 2 episodes every Wednesday to Saturday on Tencent.

First trailer, Second trailer

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Zhang Xueying’s coming-of-age film Einstein and Einstein gets a wide release after 5 years

“Don’t forget what type of kid you were. Don’t forget what type of adult you once wanted to be.”

Director Cao Baoping’s (Equation of Love and Death, The Dead End) third film Einstein and Einstein 狗十三 stars then-13 year old Zhang Xueying (Summer’s Desire) as a love deprived only daughter who is sent to live with her grandparents after her younger half-brother is born. Veteran actor Guo Jinglin (Great Expectations) plays her father.

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Stills for Zhang Xueying, Aarif Lee’s Princess Silver

In Princess Silver 白发王妃, Zhang Xueying (Summer’s Desire) plays the titular Rong Le, a princess of the royal family of the Xiqi Kingdom who wakes up one day to find that she has lost her memory. She is ordered to marry Zongzheng Wuyou (Aarif Lee), seventh prince of the neighbouring Beilin Kingdom, though her husband-to-be refuses to let her inside his manor.

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Over 40 celebs join in Vogue Film photoshoot

 

Three generations of Chinese actresses.

It’s rare to get this many stars to do anything together, not to mention a photoshoot where everyone’s agent is probably fighting for a better spot, but Vogue Film has done it in conjunction with its gala this year. The photoshoots includes  some of the biggest actors, including Li Bingbing, Yang Mi, Angelababy, Liu Shishi, Tong Liya, Xin Zhilei, Tan Zhuo, Huang Xuan, Ethan Ruan, Zhou Yiwei, Zhai Tianlin, Han Dongjun, Xu Weizhou, Peng Yuchang, Bai Baihe, Jing Boran, William Chan, Ma Sichun, Janine Chang, Sun Yi, Li Meng, Qi Xi, Lan Yingying, Chen Ran, Victoria Song, Ouyang Nana, Wu Lei, Chen Feiyu, Song Zuer, Yang Le, Geng Le, Li Chun, Zhang Xueying, Zhang Zifeng, and Chen Wenqi. Musicians Zhang Bichen, Li Yundi, Zhou Bichang and models Ju Xiaowen, Xi Mengyao, Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying (Bad Genius is amazing and I highly recommend it) , and Karlie Kloss also joined in the fun.

I was able to recognized 34 of the 42 without looking at the list of names, how many can you identify?

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Zhang Xueying, River Villages of China

” I know you want to hear stories of bridges over gentle streams, narrow alleys past ancient buildings, but that’s not my home. ”    -Zhang Xueying on her hometown Yiwu

Actress Zhang Xueying, who is the best Xiamo yet in the new Summer’s Desire, did a photoshoot recently in her hometown of Yiwu.  The photoshoot is part of a  series of photos set in four river villages in the Jiangnan region  – Yiwu, Jinxi, Jinhua, and Zhouzhuang.

I was pretty impressed with her interview, which unfortunately consisted mostly of this one quote that whoever wrote the intro clearly ignored.

I know you want to hear stories of bridges over gentle streams, narrow alleys past ancient buildings, but that’s not my home. Yiwu is a very commercial city. Old markets are being torn and new markets are being built everyday. I return whenever I have the chance. Every modern amenity and fun that Beijing has to offer, so does my hometown.

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Promo Round-up: Summer’s Desire

Given how much music is a part of the story, they should’ve done a musical adaptation for creativity bonus points. . 

Half school romance and half the tale of one woman’s climb to the top in the entertainment industry, the third adaptation of Summer’s Desire 泡沫之夏 begins airing  two episodes every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday beginning May 8th.

The series stars Zhang Xueying, Qin Junjie,  Huang Shengchi  and Madina Memet.

Acting career trailer ;Love triangle trailerControlling boyfriend trailer ; Trailer 1 ; Trailer 2 

 

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First look at new Summer’s Desire drama

The latest adaptation for Summer’s Desire 泡沫之夏, starring Zhang Xueying, Qin Junjie, and Huang Shengchi, has released a trailer. I haven’t seen Huang Shengchi in anything, but both Zhang Xueying and Qin Junjie are solid young actors. If anything, the actors look a lot more their age (middle school to early twenties) than the previous two versions.