Chinese readers will soon find on newsstands pop diva Faye Wong on the cover of ELLE China’s September issue. ELLE’s website features a slideshow of Faye Wong’s past ELLE China/Taiwan/HK covers and a few sneak peek photos from the shoot have been released as well. She reportedly will not be releasing a new record despite the comeback concerts. Ever since the confirmation of the news of her upcoming Beijing and Shanghai shows Faye Wong’s comings and goings in both China and Europe have been made rather public – even more so than the usual paparazzi coverage of her and her husband’s life. The following are images from ELLE China.
The Post recently noted Chinese pop diva’s highly anticipated comeback. The article even explained to its readers Wong’s effect on her fans – often self-dubbed Fayenatics – and a few career highlights:
She generates passion bordering on hysteria among fans and manic screaming at her concerts and public appearances.
The excitement doesn’t just stop at the comeback Beijing and Shanghai concerts slated for October and November. Wong’s collaboration with LVMH-owned label Celine back in 2005 seems to have been resuscitated. She was recently in Paris shooting looks for the pre-fall and fall collections. Even a paper as influential as The Washington Post is pointing out to readers that Faye Wong is indeed a big deal in China.