Beautiful Tina Chow tribute in this month’s Vogue Paris

Tao Okamoto as Tina Chow in this month's Paris Vogue…it's hard to find anyone as beautiful as Tina was but Tao makes a wonderful doppelgänger. 

I was so happy to see a tribute to Tina…she will always be my number one style icon.

Here is a collage I made of some photos of her.


Thank you to everyone who has shared their pictures of Tina!

Must run…I have a plane to catch soonl. I'll be in New York for three days and Paris for three days. Very exciting things await me, I am so nervous right now. 

TTYS xo Jane
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  1. Andrew J says:

    I’m just going to call it right now. Jane Aldridge- future Editor in Chief of Vogue.
    Have fun at your fitting in Paris!
    -Andrew J
    Me and Marisa

  2. She is beautiful.
    And the photos from the Vogue editorial are stunning!
    Florrie x

  3. Roz says:

    What an aesthetically beautiful shoot… The pictures are stunning, I think they really capture the spirit of Tina Chow.What an icon!
    And I love the collage you put together too. Just lovely.
    I really admire your blog so much, I think your mix of collages and images with the picturesof you too is really inspiring. Always a great read!
    Have fun in NY, you lucky person!

  4. Roz says:

    I just wrote a rather long comment about the general beautiful-ness of this shoot, and it didn;t seem to show up!
    I basically said how amazing I thought these images were, and what a style icon Tina Chow is. Love that collage.
    Inspiring post.

  5. Michelle says:

    Thanks for sharing more love for Tina Chow, you always have such great style inspirations!

  6. ebony says:

    She truly is a beautiful model
    check out my blog

  7. Kim says:

    Those pictures for Vogue are awesome! Have fun in NY and Paris! Paris is an amazing city, so many great to see.

  8. klee says:

    do have fun :)

  9. Ayah says:

    Shes very beautfiul, and has a unique face.
    Shes a girl with many faces, she looks diffrent in some of the pictures.

  10. amazing pics. she is truly a style icon – so sophisticated, simple and she let herself wear the clothes, not the other way round.
    can’t wait to see what you are up to in paris and nyc. have a great time!!!!!!!!

  11. Marcia says:

    omg have funn gaaaaaaahh xoxxxxxxxx

  12. Wow Tao does capture Tina very well, both exquisite women.
    Have fun on your travels x

  13. Erin says:

    Love, love, LOVE.

  14. xAZD says:

    wow! how exciting – i hope your trips go fabulously :)

  15. Laura says:

    Beautiful and good luck with whatever awaits in nyc and paris, cant wait to here what you get up too.

  16. i hoped you would see this editorial. i have been zooming in and out of the rings used like crazy.
    i like your collection of tina, she seemed very chic, and had a quiet elegance to her.

  17. daphne says:

    LOVE those photos. Have a nice trip!

  18. Brook&Lyn says:

    I know this isn’t really the point but she has beautiful hands.

  19. Brook&Lyn says:

    I know this isn’t really the point but she has beautiful hands.

  20. Brook&Lyn says:

    I know this isn’t really the point but she has beautiful hands.

  21. cindy polanco says:

    have fun Jane hope you enjoy everything !!
    and deff love the pics of Tina Chow in french Vogue !
    take care
    xoxo Cindy

  22. K_A_M_I says:

    what a beautiful spread–tina=wonderful! And good luck with your travels!

  23. wow!
    tomorrow is my bday!! lol
    check out my blog!

  24. Absolutely amazing editorial!

  25. Christina says:

    I’m sure the character of Josie in Twin Peaks is modeled after her…
    I have to find a pic! Do you know what I’m talking about…?

  26. Linnea says:

    If you find yourself in need of respite during your trip to Paris, visit le Jardin du Luxembourg on la Rive Gauche: the leaves may be changing now, and it should be beautiful. Rive droite, le Centre Culturel Suedois is a haven in the Marais: perfect caffe latte and bites to eat.

  27. The Voguette says:

    gosh she is absolutely stunning. Tao actually looks so much like her!
    these pics are phoenemenal, I can’t wait to see it in person!
    <3 The Voguette

  28. Sam says:

    She has the Marc Jacobs Spring 2010 face in the last picture before the collage.

  29. The second one is by far my favorite! So amazing!

  30. Zoe says:

    Gorgeous editorial! Have a good time in NY & Pariss :)

  31. Carola says:

    Are u staying for Paris Fashion Week??? Cause we will be there. Would be so cool to see u. Have a great trip!

  32. I think these photos were the best part of September’s Vogue Paris.

  33. Brigadeiro says:

    I loved this editorial (featured the first pic in my blog a few posts back), truly a fashion icon…
    Bon voyage! Hope you have a fantabulous time in NYC & Paris!

  34. Meagan says:

    I’m going to paris too! how exciting!!!

  35. jae says:

    ughhh i want to travel so badly!

  36. gleopatra says:

    love her, great post.
    check out !

  37. Melissa ~ says:

    She is so gorgeous, because is not the typicall model, she’s perfect.
    luck in NY and Paris, very excited!

  38. I love Paris. Have fun! Nice photos!
    see me abroad in barcelona, spain at

  39. Cecylia says:

    Jane, you don’t need to be nervous. You have your youth, looks and shoes with you! And not to mention a legion of adoring fans =) Have a great trip- is it the fashion shows?

  40. Beautiful pics! Have fun in NYC and Paris. Can’t wait for your next post from there!

  41. wren says:

    wow, amazing. tina chow is so inspiring. love china too, she’s bought clothes from wren.

  42. FiveZeroNine says:

    I believe Russh did a tribute to her as well, in a recent edition…

  43. chauss says:

    when i got my paris vogue, i was so happy to see this tribute.
    i feel so lucky to own a piece of tina chow’s jewelry.

  44. Love the asiatic editorials!!
    They are so beautiful always!

  45. sofiasophie says:

    really nice pics!
    If you go to Paris, don’t forget to stop in CDG shop in rue du faubourg St honoré…. amazing shop!
    have fun in your trip….

  46. Anna says:

    couldn’t agree more. She IS beautiful.

  47. CATHERINE says:

    Pic 4 reminds me the make up of Marc Jacobs last show!
    She is beautiful.

  48. Carole says:

    Beautiful ! Welcome to NYC !!!

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  50. Heini says:

    Oh, she´s stunning. Such an incredible face.

  51. gila says:

    I liked that editorial very much, too, but I didnt know that it ment tina chow….. because Ive didnt know about her. so thanks to you theres ohne inspiring personality more in my life and something nice to research.

  52. Lola Re says:

    She is iconic. What a singular face she has!!
    Lola Re

  53. anna says:

    hey jane my name is anna im from Cyprus and i love ur blog…you have an amazing shoe collection..its even bigger than my mums..i really like how u combine labels and vintage..keep up the good work

  54. dy says:

    hope you have a great time!

  55. KPeach says:

    really amazing-love the vogue pics…

  56. Dea says:


  57. I agree, Tina is so Elegant! Jane, your blog just gets better by the week!

  58. Regina says:


  59. Amalie says:

    I love it ! shes gorgeouuss.

  60. Erin says:

    have fun in paris!

  61. Shannon says:

    Mmm, I’m impressed with Tao’s tribute to Tina Chow. She’s did well.
    Good luck in Paris and New York! Have fun

  62. Ofelia says:

    Chinese models are really pretty :D

  63. sara says:

    i love the 4th shot down, with the smear of lipstick. perfect imperfection.

  64. Ella says:

    Ahh just wanted to say you have an amazing blog! and amazing clothes of course! i envy your ann d’s:) aaha i made a post about those god for saking amazing shoes.

  65. Becca says:

    amazing photos, and such a great tribute.
    Enjoy your travels, especially paris! So jealous.

  66. Jessica says:

    In the collage, I love the shot of her with that huge bangle! (she’s wearing a red top) I want that bold bangle! Such a statement :D

  67. Solo says:

    She’s so beautiful! ;D
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  68. Lilee says:

    she looks gorgeous.

  69. B a la Moda says:

    Wow! What an editorial! She looks like she has a feminine and a masculine face at the same time. Amazing!
    B a la Moda

  70. Lis says:

    THIS is the NEW STYLE ICON…Jane you better catch up!!! She’s ONLY 13 and made the cover of POP magazine!!!! TAVI for worldwide editor in chief of Vogue magazine!!!!!!! HIP HIP HOORAY!!!! TAVI, TAVI, TAVI!!!

  71. Libby says:


  72. Nata says:

    These photos are gorgeous, endearing, and passionate. (:
    Lovely post.
    I wish American Vogue was as intrinsic and charming as other foreign vogues.

  73. Christine says:

    I love Tina Chow!!
    I just watched an old movie with her in it awhile ago!

  74. lilu says:

    Beautiful and good luck:)

  75. jane says:

    Tina Chow= a legend that not enough people credit. Beautiful!

  76. hussah says:

    hi. have you been following the shows? i love to know what your favorite was.

  77. Victoria says:

    Hy Jane !
    I hope you enjoy your trip in Paris !
    I saw you this afternoon with your Mum Place Saint Sulpice but I didn’t want to disturb you !
    You were gorgeous as usual !
    Enjoy your trip and I hope you’ll buy new shoes !

  78. Ah! I read in one of your previous blogs about her and saw the picture where she is applying makeup in a bus or something? She seems absolutly incredible and I think she suits you as a style icon. Where did you find out about her? How do people know about these amazing women who existed in a time that isn’t now? Looking forward to your next post xxx

  79. Laura says:

    There’s also a lovely write up on Tina in this month’s American Vogue, which you must check out.

  80. Annika says:

    Ahh.. Don’t forget to say HI to my favourite New York City from me!!

  81. Michael D says:

    tina chow is amazing. what a loss to the fashion community!! going to Miami soon.. did you know they’re opening up a Mr. Chow there? MUST check it out!
    Mwah <3

  82. sophie says:

    stunning photos. hope you’ll have a blas in ny and paris x

  83. Jules says:

    Thanks for sharing her beauty. =D
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  84. The Muse says:

    Amazing pictures. This issue of Australian RUSSH magazine has Tina Chow as beauty icon. Beautiful!

  85. Juliet says:

    I’ve been a fan of Tina Chow since I was a teen, over twenty five years ago.
    I remember Ted Muehling showed some of her jewelry work right after she passed. I’m still kicking myself for not buying her chunky bracelets!
    ps- it would be great to see you engaged in something meaningful like the Peace Corps or Docteurs Sans Frontiers

  86. Love her pics. really something special. i dont get it. this photos were taken in the beautiful city of new-york? or in paris? amazing girl!

  87. Mairi says:

    Everything is beautiful, but… you should remove the sticker from the sole immediately.

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