After 17 years, Steven Meisel is rumored to have broken off his partnership with Vogue Italia.  Though the details are sketchy at this point, one thing is definitely clear from the most recent issue – Vogue Italia is going in a new direction creatively.  Tapping some of fashion’s biggest photographers, this issue features the faces of the wave of Chinese models currently dominating magazines world wide.  My personal favorite of all these editorials is Fei Fei Sun by Mert and Marcus, which heavily features Givenchy’s jewelry.

Fei Fei Sun by Mert & Marcus; Xiao Wen Ju by Steven Klein; Yuan Bo Chao by Craig McDean; Jing Wen, Gia Tang & Fernanda Ly by Mario Sorrenti

Fei Fei Sun by Mert & Marcus

Anna Cleveland, Jing Ma, Tian Yi & Xiao Wen Ju by Steven Klein

Yuan Bo Chao & Natalie Westling by Craig McDean

Jing Wen, Gia Tang & Fernanda Ly by Mario Sorrenti