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ON THE COVER OF PRYSM MAGAZINE, WITH DIR EN GREY! JROCK BANDS & JAPANESE GOTH FASHION, HAIR & KAWAII MAKEUP.


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Jump for joy. I’m on the cover of Prysm Magazine! The magazine’s logo is “Where Darkness Meets Decadence,” so it’s quite an honor.

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The Summer 2012 issue is called Prysm Loves Japan, and has two covers — one with yours truly, and one with Jrock band Dir en Grey. (Remember Rose’s controversial review of their Seattle concert?)

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This issue also features Visual Kei bands Blood and Gothika, and Tokidoki creator Simone Legno. Intrigued? Pick up a digital or print copy of Prysm, with La Carmina on the cover. You can also see previews on their Facebook page.

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We took these fun photos last December in Vancouver, Canada. Jack attack!

Makeup: Jennifer Little of GlitterMachine (remember her from the bodypainting expo?)
Photography: Lee Kembel
Hair stylist: Toni & Guy Vancouver (they crimped my hair!)

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Seby heats up the studio in latex and leather.

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The white aristocrat shirt and skintight latex pants (!!) were provided by Deadly Couture in Vancouver. They’re the best boutique in town for Goth, fetish and alternative wear. (Remember my store tour of Deadly?)

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Love these “nyan nyan” photos with Rose.

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Rose wears a HellCatPunks tank top. La Carmina wears…
Purple dress: Algonquins Tokyo
Fishnet jacket: Candy Stripper, from Closet Child Tokyo
Necklaces and bracelets: gifted by Fashionology.nl
Black booties: Michael Kors (similar to these Kors shoes)

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A heavy metal salute to the talented team behind this photoshoot. They’re also the geniuses behind my Gothic Beauty feature, and Alt Noir magazine cover.

This week, I’m shooting for yet another magazine cover… any guesses?

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In other news, I delivered on my promise to turn your Go With Oh drawings into an art piece.

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I printed out all the contest submissions and stuck them on a canvas, which will hang on my wall. Thank you again for your work! You can following along my Spooky Europe travels here.

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Thanks also to Eye For Sunglasses, who sent me a selection of fun shades. I did a quick DIY project with these cat-eye frames — glittered them up with nail polish and gem stickers.

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PS: my friends Shien Lee and Zoetica Ebb launched a Kickstarter for The Secret Guide to Alternative Beijing. Part documentary, part travel guide, their aim is to document the amazing cultural renaissance taking place right now in Beijing. Be part of it and lend them support here.

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I leave you with recent “lacarmina” Instagram photos of my Scottish Fold maoo.

How do you like my cover photoshoot for Prysm Magazine? Have you done any DIY projects lately?

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43 Comments

  1. Posted July 26, 2012 at 8:13 pm | Permalink

    you go girl! So happy for you :)

  2. Posted July 26, 2012 at 8:14 pm | Permalink

    congrats on making the cover

  3. Posted July 26, 2012 at 8:49 pm | Permalink

    Your jumping pose is cute xD time to get both cover of the magazine since you and diru are on the cover! And keep up the good work! :D

  4. Posted July 26, 2012 at 9:01 pm | Permalink

    L<3ve it!!!

  5. Posted July 26, 2012 at 9:08 pm | Permalink

    wow awesome

  6. Posted July 26, 2012 at 9:08 pm | Permalink

    You look amazing as usual :) i liked the shot! also my favorite band Dir En Grey is there ^^

  7. Posted July 26, 2012 at 9:09 pm | Permalink

    :-)

  8. Posted July 26, 2012 at 9:09 pm | Permalink

    awesome XD Congrats!

  9. Posted July 26, 2012 at 9:09 pm | Permalink

    wow

  10. Posted July 26, 2012 at 9:09 pm | Permalink

    I love to read your blog, it always has interesting things *^^*

  11. Posted July 26, 2012 at 9:41 pm | Permalink

    All awesomeness!!!

  12. Posted July 26, 2012 at 9:41 pm | Permalink

    MY Sebby wearing the sexy skin-tight latex ;D

  13. Posted July 26, 2012 at 10:01 pm | Permalink

    awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

  14. Posted July 26, 2012 at 10:06 pm | Permalink

    Stunning!

  15. Posted July 26, 2012 at 10:49 pm | Permalink

    Super Lucky! Great Pics by the way! Purple is my favorite color hehe <3

  16. Posted July 27, 2012 at 12:35 am | Permalink

    That’s amazing! I’m really honoured. Also I might just have to do that myself.

  17. Posted July 27, 2012 at 1:57 am | Permalink

    Looks super neat! :DD You have a lot to stare at in that wall XD;;;;;

  18. Posted July 27, 2012 at 3:26 am | Permalink

    ♡Love this! And thanks again!♡

    • Posted July 29, 2012 at 8:03 pm | Permalink

      Kiss! Good luck with the project!!

  19. Posted July 27, 2012 at 10:20 am | Permalink

    tahnk youuuuuuuuuu <3

  20. Posted July 27, 2012 at 7:35 pm | Permalink

    so awesome!

  21. Posted July 27, 2012 at 11:09 pm | Permalink

    Congrats love. You deserve every moment of shine you get. You are so inspirational. Loving it!!!!

  22. Posted July 27, 2012 at 11:17 pm | Permalink

    grats beautiful! <3

    • Posted July 29, 2012 at 8:04 pm | Permalink

      Thanks doll! Hope to see you in NYC keep me posted!

  23. Posted July 28, 2012 at 5:59 am | Permalink

    Congrats!

  24. Posted July 28, 2012 at 6:00 am | Permalink

    this made me so happy to my drawing up there! Thank you La Carmina you are amazing!~♫

  25. Posted July 28, 2012 at 6:07 pm | Permalink

    hellcatpunks!!

  26. Posted July 28, 2012 at 6:18 pm | Permalink

    Excellent

  27. Posted July 28, 2012 at 6:23 pm | Permalink

    I love your violet dress..I love YOU!!! ^-^

  28. Posted July 28, 2012 at 11:51 pm | Permalink

    damn… so hot ;)

  29. Posted July 29, 2012 at 12:24 am | Permalink

    Sweeeet!

  30. Posted July 29, 2012 at 12:33 am | Permalink

    Very Cute!

  31. Posted July 29, 2012 at 1:06 am | Permalink

    As a new follower to your blog, I am amazed (and a little jealous) at your career! Its obvious that you’re as talented as you are beautiful (can i lay it on any thicker? hahaa, i mean it though!) You’ve definitely got a new reader who will be here every day, soaking in the knowledge you’re releasing to us. I’ve been trying to get into the japanese and goth/alternative fashion for ages now and your blog definitely helps!! xoxo -Carol

    • Posted July 29, 2012 at 8:04 pm | Permalink

      Aww I really appreciate your kind words – thank you!!! xoxoxo

  32. Posted July 29, 2012 at 1:28 am | Permalink

    Why so cuteeee!!!! ♥♥♥

  33. Posted October 15, 2013 at 4:47 am | Permalink

    You look too mature for these clothes… can’t go Kawaii this way, please dress proper to your age.

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