Purple hair, Latex dress & Feathers! Fashion editorial in Sugar Heart pin up magazine, 1920s dark glam makeup.


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Presenting my dark editorial — inspired by 1920s film noir — for Sugar Heart Magazine! Keep scrolling for all the photos…

The black latex dress with feathers was made by Jenni Wong of Deadly Couture in Vancouver, Canada. You can see more of her designs on their website.

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Makeup and bodypainting: Jennifer Little of GlitterMachine
Nail art: Bling Nails in Vancouver. 

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Hair stylist: Isolde Semple (she does all my coloring as well)
Wardrobe and styling: Jenni Wong and Tracy Rodger, Deadly Couture in Vancouver
Photography: Lee Kembel

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In a 3-page spread, Sugar Heart interviews me about my work in travel TV and underground coolhunting.

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The magazine’s dedicated to alternative pinup and burlesque models, tattoos, pulp fiction, art, and vintage style. Pick up a copy for tons of inspiration.

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The bird skull is a necklace gifted by Fashionology.

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The more I wear it, the more I love latex.

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Now, for some behind the scenes shots. We set up a studio in Avant Garde Hair salon in Vancouver.

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Thanks to Ross Wilson for the hair styling assistance.

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And to Tracy for her endless energy.

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Close-up on the eyes. Note the gems, layers of eyelashes, and eyebrows drawn above my natural ones (which were covered up).

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Huge thanks to my team, who also created the Prysm Magazine and Alt Noir photos…

animegacon, The Universe's Largest Anime Convention, dolldelight fashion show, doll delight, cyril lumboy, gothic lolita designer, gothic lolita fashion show, anime convention las vegas, maid cafe animegacon, las vegas comic convention, anime expo, guest of honor, la carmina panel

…including the ones above. Can’t wait to see you in Las Vegas — I’m Guest of Honor at Animegacon! Visit their site for passes and details on the anime convention (Aug 17-19). My schedule:

Friday, Aug 17 (1:00pm-2:30pm): La Carmina panel (on how to use internet tools to build a career in the Jpop world) & autograph session
Friday Aug 17 (3pm-3:30pm): hosting the Japanese fashion show

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What do you think of my Hollywood Noir makeup in these photos? What are your thoughts on latex?

❤ Support my photo team’s hard work with a Like/Share (below)…

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  • Key

    wow, love the purple hair…

  • greta

    woaaa!

  • Toshi

    I love purple. You are looking really good too :D

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      Thank you my dear!

  • Esther

    super VAVOOM! you look amazing!

  • Manya

    Simply breathtaking.

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      Aww thank you!

  • Manya

    U Look so great… I’m in love hehehe

  • Suz

    Such a dramatic look! The make-up’s magnificent!

  • Aria

    latex oh yes

  • eunice

    superb. rockin’ the 20s. :)

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      love 1920s makeup!

  • Lavon

    THAT is an amazing look! As always, I just love your eyes! I love the ’20s look. Have you ever beaded your eyelashes?

  • Elena

    amazing

  • Carmen

    Ooh La La!!! :D

  • Shora

    You look absolutely stunning!

  • Alexis

    Oh Dear! Hot Hot Hot!!! I Love this Darling it’s just My Type of Dressing….You are Gorgeous! Kisses ^_^

  • Patrik

    purple hair is pretty cool

  • Marilee

    ♥ it girl!

  • ayame

    Whow! you look so SM, I love it :3

  • CarolSwirl

    WOW! Looking beautiful as always- although I might be a bit biased as purple is my favorite color and i loooove latex. I’ve been saving up for lolita dresses but now that I have a few I think its time I saved up for some latex. My boyfriend really wants to go goth clubbing soon and I want to go in some pretty latex <3

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      Thanks so much!! I love purple!

  • http://www.phyrra.net/ Phyrra

    Love it! I just adore purple on you!

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      Hugs!! xoxox

  • Sxe Lxe

    I’ve come back again! This is beautiful! I wish I could make myself look that good. How many hours did it take for makeup? Wow is all I can say…. ^_^

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      Hello and lots of hugs!! The shoot went til 3am…

  • Yemile

    so pretty!! *-*

  • Tracey

    what a marvelous creature you are! probably my favorite of your editorial looks. you’ve inspired me!

  • Juniper

    Nice

  • ibrremote

    Perfect.

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      xoxoxox

  • Linsey

    looks really gorgeous! ^^/

  • Alex

    Beautiful.

  • Mental

    Very Elegoth and sexy!

  • Michael

    Wow! The behind the scenes shots add extra depth.

  • Alex

    Beautiful.

  • http://www.teknicolordahlia.com/ Teknicolor Dahlia

    I love everything about this! Especially your make up and the glorious dress <3

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      I’m so happy! :)

  • Evilyn

    gorgeous!

  • Elie

    Dress looks amazing!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1018864365 Ashley Doll

    Wow…I’m speechless!

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      xoxoxoxoxo

  • Slave forever!

    WoW! I love this so much :)

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      Thank youuuuuuu

  • Janda

    Sassy lady!

  • ruru

    Beautiful Look!

  • Ramona

    Very pretty! Love the hair and make up! ♥

  • http://www.facebook.com/AltermaliceNero Nero Malice

    hawt

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      Thanks darling!

  • lovelieapple

    Lovely latex dress <3 BUT THAT BIRDCAGE NECKLACE.
    AKLSDFJAOIGNAGKN; WANT

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      haha it belonged to stylist Tracy :)

  • http://hibarisensei.wordpress.com/ Jen

    I love the gothic twist on pin-up. As for latex, I’m allergic so I can’t indulge. Luckily, there’s always vinyl.

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      Indeed!!

  • Kim West

    You look so different with your hair and makeup. Somehow it gives me the impression of those Japanese animes!

    http://www.stylelifefashion.com

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      Thanks doll!

  • Francesca C

    Totally stunning!!! Love it, love it, love it!!!

  • http://www.jugarjugar.net/ Jugar Jugar

    I really like the purple hair and your tight skirt. It really makes you strangely attractive. I’m really fascinated by you