Singapore-born photographer Leslie Kee, who has called Japan a “second home” shooting high fashion editorials in Asia since the late 90’s, recently teamed up with Tiffany & Co. Japan to create “Love & Hope.” The photobook features 252 pages of 200 female celebrity portraits from 32 different countries; Lady GaGa, Jennifer Lopez, Naomi Campbell, Devon Aoki to name a few. Leslie Kee’s photographs, featured in the book, can be seen prior to the book’s release in an exhibit at the Omotesando Hills Main Building, B3F Space O (4-12-10 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo) from May 27th through the 31st. Admission is free.
The book will be released on June 1st for 5,250 yen at Leslie Kee’s exhibit in Omotesando Hills, at AOYAMA Francfranc and via Amazon.co.jp. There are two versions of the cover featuring Ayumi Hamasaki, prominent J-pop singer, with the rest of the book’s content being the same. All proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the Japanese Red Cross to help the disaster relief efforts in the Tohoku region of Japan.