LONDON — Margaret Zhang’s staff at Vogue China is taking form. Fashion stylist Audrey Hu joined the publication Wednesday as the style director, succeeding Yoyo Yao, who left the Condé Nast title in April.
Born in Nanjing, China, and educated within the U.Ok., Hu began her profession in China at Modern Media a decade in the past. Most not too long ago, she served as trend director at Huasheng Media’s Wallpaper China. Hu additionally used to run her personal artistic company Creature.
Hu is finest recognized to the West as a detailed collaborator with trend photographer Leslie Zhang. They produced the quilt story that includes Liu Wen carrying a crane formed kite for Vogue Singapore’s March challenge.
Most not too long ago, she styled the Vogue China August challenge cowl story that includes actress Zhao Wei, shot by rising photographer Yi Tuo.
In an earlier interview with WWD, Hu described her styling as typically quirky, recent and mystical, and typically ultra-glam with the correct amount of offbeat to it.
“Love, heroism, ambition, betrayal and family are the foundations of storytelling and are so timeless. When I start planning a story, I always have my characters such as heroes, monsters, villains, gods and goddesses in mind,” she stated.
The title additionally appointed former Dazed China trend director Alvin Yu as trend director of Vogue Me.
It’s understood that Zhang has been granted a visa to enter China from New York, and she or he has gone by means of a strict quarantine within the coastal metropolis of Xiamen. She is now in Beijing with the staff. Hu will work from Shanghai.
Under Zhang’s route, Vogue China not too long ago revealed that the journal’s September challenge will probably be publicly forged by means of a “Hello New Face” initiative launching Wednesday on the Vogue Club app.