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Model of the Month | Liu Wen Interview Part I

From working the runway to covering the latest magazines, we have seen Liu Wen do just about it all for our Model of the Month series. Now it is time to learn a little bit more about the Chinese beauty in an interview where she reveals how she was discovered and her favorite hobbies among other insights.

Where were you raised?
Yongzhou in the Hunan province of China; a small, quiet and lovely town.

And where do you live now?
Beijing and New York, mainly between these two cities.

How and when were you discovered?
I was discovered in the Autumn of 2006, I met Joseph Carle (International creative director of Marie Claire) at Marie Claire China. It was [Joseph] who led me to my first fashion story, and also because of this, I began to be seen by the public.

How did your friends and family react when you started modeling?
I’m really thankful to my family and friends; they are so understanding and supportive, even at my most difficult moment when I just began this career. They are always there for me and encourage me to insist. Without them, I should have quit this profession a long time ago.

What are some of your hobbies?
Reading books and surfing the internet

If you were not a model, what career would you have now?
[I would be a] tourist guide. That was my specialty.

See Part II of our interview with Liu Wen here.

22 Comments

  1. RabbitSpell

    March 22, 2010 at 4:52 pm

    Love her so much! thanks for the interview and keeping this site amazing :)

  2. RabbitSpell

    March 22, 2010 at 4:52 pm

    Love her so much! thanks for the interview and keeping this site amazing :)

  3. RabbitSpell

    March 22, 2010 at 4:52 pm

    Love her so much! thanks for the interview and keeping this site amazing :)

  4. ClaraAnne

    March 22, 2010 at 7:14 pm

    She has such an interesting attractive face, so intense too! If only there's a video of her working at a shoot one day, I think that'll be fantastic!

  5. ClaraAnne

    March 22, 2010 at 7:14 pm

    She has such an interesting attractive face, so intense too! If only there's a video of her working at a shoot one day, I think that'll be fantastic!

  6. ClaraAnne

    March 22, 2010 at 7:14 pm

    She has such an interesting attractive face, so intense too! If only there's a video of her working at a shoot one day, I think that'll be fantastic!

  7. Fia

    March 22, 2010 at 7:19 pm

    I love her, thanks for doing this. She has a quiet/secret sense of beauty in my opinion

  8. Fia

    March 22, 2010 at 7:19 pm

    I love her, thanks for doing this. She has a quiet/secret sense of beauty in my opinion

  9. Fia

    March 22, 2010 at 7:19 pm

    I love her, thanks for doing this. She has a quiet/secret sense of beauty in my opinion

  10. Mary

    March 22, 2010 at 11:20 pm

    She just seems so eloquent, I love it. The very top left picture is so gorgeous, where is it from?

  11. Mary

    March 22, 2010 at 11:20 pm

    She just seems so eloquent, I love it. The very top left picture is so gorgeous, where is it from?

  12. Mary

    March 22, 2010 at 11:20 pm

    She just seems so eloquent, I love it. The very top left picture is so gorgeous, where is it from?

  13. Jamie

    March 22, 2010 at 11:24 pm

    Liu as a tourist guide? It's weird to think of models having regular jobs lol.

  14. Jamie

    March 22, 2010 at 11:24 pm

    Liu as a tourist guide? It's weird to think of models having regular jobs lol.

  15. jenny

    March 23, 2010 at 2:42 am

    She seems so sweet! Liu Wen is now #20 on the Models.com top 50!!!!!!!! yay

  16. jenny

    March 23, 2010 at 2:42 am

    She seems so sweet! Liu Wen is now #20 on the Models.com top 50!!!!!!!! yay

  17. jenny

    March 23, 2010 at 2:42 am

    She seems so sweet! Liu Wen is now #20 on the Models.com top 50!!!!!!!! yay

  18. MMMG

    March 24, 2010 at 3:20 am

    Wow that was … brief. Love her though.

  19. MMMG

    March 24, 2010 at 3:20 am

    Wow that was … brief. Love her though.

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