it's been published in the new york times that the number of asian models gracing the runway this year has shot up by some crazy figure like 70%. undeniably, this is mostly due to the rapid sales hike in the asian market in recent years. the image above is clipped from H&M. the look isfresh, different, exotic. i wonder how the change in faces will affect the style of the shows or perhaps, even in small ways, on the designs themselves.