mainland CHINA Why her? Not just a beauty, Wen Liu is a pioneer in the modelling world. She was the first Chinese model to walk the Victoria’s Secret show, the first Chinese spokesperson for Estée Lauder and the first Asian to make Forbes magazine’s annual list of highest-paid models. The New York Times named her “China’s first bona fide supermodel” in 2012, and American Vogue put her on its March cover this year—another first, of course. Fashion uniform Off the runway it’s sneakers, oversized sweatshirts and boyfriend jeans.