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KYARY PAMYU PAMYU & LA CARMINA IN ANAN MAGAZINE JAPAN: KAWAII FASHION & MUSIC ISSUE. PICK A CUTE DESIGN WINNER!


KYARY PAMYU PAMYU & LA CARMINA IN ANAN MAGAZINE JAPAN: KAWAII FASHION & MUSIC ISSUE. PICK A CUTE DESIGN WINNER. きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ, An an magazine, anan scans, japanese fashion magazine scans, tokyo street style, gothic lolita fashion 2012, tokyo magazines, japanese streets, kawaii tv international, misako aoki, lolita magazine, egl, gothic lolita bible, lolita photos, kawaii artwork, cute japanese artists, manga anime, design contest, kawaii art

The current (May 2012) issue of AnAn Magazine features Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, “Gothic Lolita ambassador” Misako Aoki… and La Carmina! The Japanese magazine interviewed me about kawaii fashion and culture worldwide.

Read on for style scans, and to vote for your favorite entry in my Go With Oh design contest.

KYARY PAMYU PAMYU & LA CARMINA IN ANAN MAGAZINE JAPAN: KAWAII FASHION & MUSIC ISSUE. PICK A CUTE DESIGN WINNER. きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ, An an magazine, anan scans, japanese fashion magazine scans, tokyo street style, gothic lolita fashion 2012, tokyo magazines, japanese streets, kawaii tv international, misako aoki, lolita magazine, egl, gothic lolita bible, lolita photos, kawaii artwork, cute japanese artists, manga anime, design contest, kawaii art

Here’s my feature! I answer six questions about cute culture/style outside Japan. I’m honored to be in this J-fashion magazine, which is about the equivalent of Cosmo.

KYARY PAMYU PAMYU & LA CARMINA IN ANAN MAGAZINE JAPAN: KAWAII FASHION & MUSIC ISSUE. PICK A CUTE DESIGN WINNER. きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ, An an magazine, anan scans, japanese fashion magazine scans, tokyo street style, gothic lolita fashion 2012, tokyo magazines, japanese streets, kawaii tv international, misako aoki, lolita magazine, egl, gothic lolita bible, lolita photos, kawaii artwork, cute japanese artists, manga anime, design contest, kawaii art

This issue focuses on kawaii (Japanese cuteness), which never goes out of style. The current torchbearer is musician and model Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, known for her surreal rainbow-explosion style.

KYARY PAMYU PAMYU & LA CARMINA IN ANAN MAGAZINE JAPAN: KAWAII FASHION & MUSIC ISSUE. PICK A CUTE DESIGN WINNER. きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ, An an magazine, anan scans, japanese fashion magazine scans, tokyo street style, gothic lolita fashion 2012, tokyo magazines, japanese streets, kawaii tv international, misako aoki, lolita magazine, egl, gothic lolita bible, lolita photos, kawaii artwork, cute japanese artists, manga anime, design contest, kawaii art

This “Kawaii Museum” spread is doll-like, with dark Lolita and Aristocrat elements.

KYARY PAMYU PAMYU & LA CARMINA IN ANAN MAGAZINE JAPAN: KAWAII FASHION & MUSIC ISSUE. PICK A CUTE DESIGN WINNER. きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ, An an magazine, anan scans, japanese fashion magazine scans, tokyo street style, gothic lolita fashion 2012, tokyo magazines, japanese streets, kawaii tv international, misako aoki, lolita magazine, egl, gothic lolita bible, lolita photos, kawaii artwork, cute japanese artists, manga anime, design contest, kawaii art

Love the long braids, star creeper shoes, and Wednesday Addams dress.

Momoiro Clover Z, ももいろクローバーZ, KYARY PAMYU PAMYU & LA CARMINA IN ANAN MAGAZINE JAPAN: KAWAII FASHION & MUSIC ISSUE. PICK A CUTE DESIGN WINNER. きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ, An an magazine, anan scans, japanese fashion magazine scans, tokyo street style, gothic lolita fashion 2012, tokyo magazines, japanese streets, kawaii tv international, misako aoki, lolita magazine, egl, gothic lolita bible, lolita photos, kawaii artwork, cute japanese artists, manga anime, design contest, kawaii art

AnAn also spotlights Momoiro Clover Z, a Japanese female idol group that reminds me of the Power Rangers.

KYARY PAMYU PAMYU & LA CARMINA IN ANAN MAGAZINE JAPAN: KAWAII FASHION & MUSIC ISSUE. PICK A CUTE DESIGN WINNER. きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ, An an magazine, anan scans, japanese fashion magazine scans, tokyo street style, gothic lolita fashion 2012, tokyo magazines, japanese streets, kawaii tv international, misako aoki, lolita magazine, egl, gothic lolita bible, lolita photos, kawaii artwork, cute japanese artists, manga anime, design contest, kawaii art

The magazine has a round-up of the latest, cutest items. Someone give me those Little Twin Stars shoes!

KYARY PAMYU PAMYU & LA CARMINA IN ANAN MAGAZINE JAPAN: KAWAII FASHION & MUSIC ISSUE. PICK A CUTE DESIGN WINNER. きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ, An an magazine, anan scans, japanese fashion magazine scans, tokyo street style, gothic lolita fashion 2012, tokyo magazines, japanese streets, kawaii tv international, misako aoki, lolita magazine, egl, gothic lolita bible, lolita photos, kawaii artwork, cute japanese artists, manga anime, design contest, kawaii art

Floral and dessert motifs are popular. Kawaii style must include nail art, color layering, and retro-kitsch.

KYARY PAMYU PAMYU & LA CARMINA IN ANAN MAGAZINE JAPAN: KAWAII FASHION & MUSIC ISSUE. PICK A CUTE DESIGN WINNER. きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ, An an magazine, anan scans, japanese fashion magazine scans, tokyo street style, gothic lolita fashion 2012, tokyo magazines, japanese streets, kawaii tv international, misako aoki, lolita magazine, egl, gothic lolita bible, lolita photos, kawaii artwork, cute japanese artists, manga anime, design contest, kawaii art

Speaking of spooky-cute… I need your help! Which t-shirt design should win my Go With Oh contest?

Please Like and Comment on your favorite, to help me choose. See the entries on Facebook and Pinterest.

KYARY PAMYU PAMYU & LA CARMINA IN ANAN MAGAZINE JAPAN: KAWAII FASHION & MUSIC ISSUE. PICK A CUTE DESIGN WINNER. きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ, An an magazine, anan scans, japanese fashion magazine scans, tokyo street style, gothic lolita fashion 2012, tokyo magazines, japanese streets, kawaii tv international, misako aoki, lolita magazine, egl, gothic lolita bible, lolita photos, kawaii artwork, cute japanese artists, manga anime, design contest, kawaii art

There’s still time for you to submit a design! To be safe, get your entry to me by May 20th, USA time. I look forward to seeing your work. (Read the full info here.)

What do you think of the kawaii fashion in AnAn Magazine? Are you a fan of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, and Misako Aoki?

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26 Comments

  1. Posted May 18, 2012 at 2:20 am | Permalink

    Love! 

  2. Posted May 18, 2012 at 2:20 am | Permalink

    Oh! Lots of kawaii style variations – love it!

  3. Posted May 18, 2012 at 4:54 am | Permalink

    congrats!

  4. Posted May 18, 2012 at 4:55 am | Permalink

    they are all so lovely!!! Don’t envy ur decision! (*^_^*)

  5. Posted May 18, 2012 at 4:55 am | Permalink

     So many great submissions.

  6. Posted May 18, 2012 at 7:54 pm | Permalink

    All of them looks so cute! thanks for sharing :D

  7. Posted May 18, 2012 at 7:57 pm | Permalink

     I cross your site because I’m doing some research for clubbing in Japan.

  8. Posted May 18, 2012 at 10:32 pm | Permalink

    ohmygod congrats!

  9. Posted May 19, 2012 at 6:32 am | Permalink

    Congratulations!! xx 

  10. Posted May 19, 2012 at 6:33 am | Permalink

    I love both Misako and Kyary! Congrats ♥

  11. Posted May 19, 2012 at 6:33 am | Permalink

    Congrats!! :D

  12. Posted May 19, 2012 at 7:42 am | Permalink

    Well done, Carmina!!! xx

  13. Posted May 19, 2012 at 9:41 pm | Permalink

    Congrats on being featured!
    & I love the Kyary photoshoot with the whole combination of creepy & cute, its perfect.

    • Posted May 20, 2012 at 11:17 pm | Permalink

      Thanks!! Yeah I love her creepy cuteness!

  14. Posted May 19, 2012 at 10:53 pm | Permalink

    Drop-Dead Gorgeous X3!!! * __ * <3

  15. Posted May 19, 2012 at 10:53 pm | Permalink

    Love it!

  16. Posted May 19, 2012 at 10:53 pm | Permalink

    epic on SO many levels!

  17. Posted May 19, 2012 at 10:53 pm | Permalink

     OH I Love Them!

  18. Posted May 19, 2012 at 10:53 pm | Permalink

    Those look great Totally!

  19. Posted May 19, 2012 at 11:13 pm | Permalink

    BEAUTIFUL AS ALWAYS HUN ♥

  20. Posted May 19, 2012 at 11:13 pm | Permalink

    CONGRADULATIONS ! YOU DESERVE ♥ ♥ ♥

  21. Posted May 21, 2012 at 3:33 am | Permalink

    OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LA CARMINA!! THOSE SHOEEES!!!!! I WANT!!! DID THE MAGAZINE SAY WHAT STORE THEY WERE LOCATED IN? I THINK YOU TOLD ME ABOUT THIS BEFORE OR TOLD SOMEONE AND I SAW THE POST…WAS THAT ON THE SASSYnPUNK FANPAGE OR WAS THAT ON THE SANRIO PAGE? GRR!! i wish i would pay attention more! I’m totally sharing this post and that article on the sassyNpunk blog later tonight! Thank you sooo much for posting this La Carmina! your blog is the best!!!!

    • Posted May 21, 2012 at 10:06 pm | Permalink

      Ahahha yay!! I’m not sure where they are from… or else I’d own them!

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