The cover was shot by Chen Man. (source)
Chinese top catwalker, Ming Xi, is the first 2012 cover girl of Vogue China. The image snapped by Li Qi marks Ming Xi‘s third Vogue China cover in just 6 months! They must have really loved her.
More homegrown models and celebrities are also featured on the covers this year i.e actress Vicki Zhao for February by Kai Z Feng (our least favourite image from the line up); actress Fan Bing Bing for two different covers of April by Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin; Liu Wen–who shares the slot with fellow model Monika Jagaciak–for July by Patrick Demarchelier; rising models Tian Yi, Xiao Wen Ju and Liu Wen (this is her third consecutive September issue covers for the magazine!) for September issue also by Inez & Vinoodh; and last but not least, actress Li Bing Bing for their anniversary issue, photographed by Chen Man.
The rest of the line up are featuring some of the top and established names in modelling industry. Isabeli Fontana and Natasha Poly wears Prada pleats dresses on the March cover, by Inez & Vinoodh. Natasha Poly also landed her second cover for Vogue China this year for November, in front of Willy Vanderperre‘s lens wearing Dolce & Gabbana. Arizona Muse wears Lanvin for May issue, shot by Josh Olins. Doutzen Kroes, in Chanel swimsuit, posed for Sølve Sundsbø on the June issue. The infamous multi-colored sweater from Céline was featured for the August cover, with Kati Nescher by Josh Olins. And the leggy Karlie Kloss closed the year in a blood red Valentino Couture dress and cape, photographed by Sølve Sundsbø.
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Kai Z Feng photographed actress Vicki Zhao/Zhao Wei for the February 2012 cover image of her homeland Vogue.
Image via TFS.