In The Wise Up Issue Scott Trindle and Erika Kurihara hit the lanes with Xiao Wen Ju and strike lucky with a beautiful shoot. We go behind the scenes as Xiao topples pins.
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“The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is to be myself and read more books!” Xiao Wen Ju.
Photography: Scott Trindle
Styling: Erika Kurihara
Hair: Tomo Jidai at Streeters London using Bumble and bumble
Make-up: Ayami Nishimura at Julian Watson Agency using MAKE
Photography assistance: Mark Simpson, Marc Hibbert, Fabian Nordstrom
Styling assistance: Mawena Gbedema, Sue Man, Sarah Bryant
Hair assistance: Michiko Yoshida
Make-up assistance: Miyuki Ishizuka
Digital operator: Russell Higton
Production: Annabel White at Rosco Production
Retouching: Robert Moore Studio
Model: Xiao Wen at IMG
Shot at Rowans Bowling Centre, London
Special thanks to Jamie Ellis at IMG
From left. Look one: Xiao Wen Ju wears jacket Proenza Schouler. Skirt Pringle of Scotland. Stockings worn throughout Atsuko Kudo. Choker Kat Marks. Necklace Alexander McQueen. Boots Azzedine Alaïa. Look two: Jumper Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière. Skirt Atsuko Kudo. Choker Kat Marks. Look three: Jumper Sisley. Corset Ryan Lo. Skirt The Kooples. Choker Kat Marks. Necklace Alexander McQueen. Look four: Dress Maison Martin Margiela. Bib The National Theatre Costume Department. Top Peter Pilotto. Choker Kat Marks. Ring Delfina Delettrez for Kenzo. Look four: T-shirt Raf Simons. Shirt Stella McCartney. Stockings worn throughout Atsuko Kudo. Choker Kat Marks.