Celebrity of the Week: Gigi Leung

By Butterboom Writers  /  July 3, 2009

A look at the style of Hong Kong’s favorite singer/actress.

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Gigi Leung was born on born March 25, 1976, with her twin brother, Keith Leung Wing-Chun. A graduate of the School of Design from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, she started her career in show biz as a model for City Chain.

Gigi soon caught the attention of director Lee Chi-Ngai and was cast in Doctor Mack. She gained popularity in Full Throttle and received a nomination for Best Newcomer that year. Since then, She’s gone on to star in about 20 more dramas and comedies. She’s worked with the best- Takeshi Kaneshiro, Tony Leung, Andy Lau and Jet Li.Gigi has also crossed over to music- debuting her album Love myself in 1996 and is the ever famous Fancl girl.

Gigi’s tall stature has earned her the nickname “tall girl” which she takes full advantage by wearing both long and short dresses to full effect. She loves Ferragamo, Marc Jacobs, Chanel, LV. Her style can be described as effortless elegance.

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