According to Forbes, United States has more billionaires than any other nation on the planet (492). Rocketing up the list in a distant but respectable second, however is China (152). How and where this concentration of capital manifests itself from concrete production to advances in aviation is nothing short of fascinating. The latest issue of Harper’s Bazaar China is one of the more beautiful leading indicators of this expanding wealth with its story featuring Julia Frauche photographed by Alvaro Beamud Cortés. Julia is especially resplendent wearing fur, leather, and statement jewelry, the sort which has Chinese luxury markets salivating. The story is luxurious through and through and not only supports the idea that China is rising, but so too is Julia Frauche.

Credits include: Publication, Harper’s Bazaar China November 2014; Photography, Alvaro Beamud Cortés; Styling, Maria Julia Riva; Makeup, Luciano Chiarello.

Julia Frauche | Harper’s Bazaar China November 2014 (Alvaro Beamud Cortés)

Julia Frauche | Harper’s Bazaar China November 2014 (Alvaro Beamud Cortés)