Sinology Sunday: February 7, 2016

We will probably be doing some Song Dynasty and Ming Dynasty posts for the next couple of weeks running up to releasing dramas set in those eras.  This week will be from the Song dynasty with Mr. Chen’s Chinese Photo Studio 陳先生的復古照相館.

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Kitty Zhang, Lin Yun for Elle


Kitty Zhang Yuqi reminds me of Maggie Cheung in certain pictures from her new photo shoot for Elle. Ina few of the pics, she teams up with/twins with young actress Lin Yun (star of upcoming movie Mermaid 美人鱼, as well as a collaborator in Guo Jingming’s L.O.R.D. and Yu Zheng’s drama “Love Among the Clouds”). Look below the cut for more pictures. Continue reading

Sinology Sunday: January 31, 2016

We will probably be doing some Song Dynasty and Ming Dynasty posts for the next couple of weeks running up to releasing dramas set in those eras.  This week will be a continuation of last week’s Ming dynasty post from Mr. Chen’s Chinese Photo Studio 陳先生的復古照相館.  The Ming dynasty posts will be from a series following wedding traditions since Valentine’s Day is coming up.

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Sinology Sunday: January 24, 2016

We will probably be doing some Song Dynasty and Ming Dynasty posts for the next couple of weeks running up to releasing dramas set in those eras.  This week will be a Ming dynasty post from Mr. Chen’s Chinese Photo Studio 陳先生的復古照相館.  The Ming dynasty posts will be from a series following wedding traditions since Valentine’s Day is coming up.

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