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Gothic fashion blogger editorials: cover of Cut Out + Keep Snippets magazine, Wantering blog.

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Now that the exclusivity period’s over, I can share more images from my Hong Kong Gothic Lolita shoot, published in several magazines.

Photographer: Ken Yuen
Assistant Photographer: Jacqueline Kwok (noircorner)
Photo manipulations: Kanae Hamatsuka
Hair: Emma Woodall of Toni & Guy Hong Kong
Wardrobe: Spider by Natalie Lam, Hong Kong

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I’m honored to be on the cover of Cut Out + Keep’s Snippets Magazine. They did a thoughtful interview with me about coolhunting, extreme body modifications, and my dream travel TV show. In the “superhero” interview, I also reveal how I find time to blog between all the madness.

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In addition, Wantering blog named me their latest Trendsetter. “Find out more about her alternative style, Japanese fashion and her cat, Basil Farrow” in the article.

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Fuksja, a Polish vintage fashion magazine, interviewed me and gave me the full back cover. Coming up: features in Elle, and South China Morning Post.

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Such fun to model with John Skeleton (he’ll soon contribute a London Goth guide to this blog). We’re wearing local Gothic Lolita brand Spider.

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Kanae’s photo manipulations put me in a sci-fi world (more on her Tumblr).

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Striking a pose on “Women Street”. Hong Kong is one of my favorite cities in the world. Find out why in my blog series and on Discover HK’s Facebook.

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I leave you with two photos, taken with a film camera by Jacqueline Kwok (noircorner) and assisted by Ken Yuen.

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Nothing beats old-school film, don’t you think?

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This series originally appeared in the January 2013 issue of Dark Beauty, with La Carmina on the cover. You can still pick up a copy and see more photos.

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Do you like it when I dress like “Goth Princess Peach”? Got ideas for my next photoshoot? Let me know in the comments!

45 Comments

  1. Posted March 16, 2013 at 8:23 pm | Permalink

    Thank you! You look stunning in the new photos!! Looking forward to doing more with you soon! xo

  2. Posted March 16, 2013 at 8:34 pm | Permalink

    These photos are outstanding! inspiration!

  3. Posted March 16, 2013 at 8:39 pm | Permalink

    beautiful picture and colors

  4. Posted March 16, 2013 at 8:40 pm | Permalink

    nice Pic~!!

  5. Posted March 16, 2013 at 8:50 pm | Permalink

    Fabulous set of photos! I love your crimped hair, and Kanae Hamatsuka give the pictures a wonderfully hallucinatory feel . . . Is the Elle magazine the same edition that appears in the UK?

    • Posted March 19, 2013 at 7:29 pm | Permalink

      I will let you know when it’s out~

  6. Posted March 16, 2013 at 9:00 pm | Permalink

    i love these!!!!!

    more please more!

  7. Posted March 16, 2013 at 9:10 pm | Permalink

    She is so cute!

  8. Posted March 16, 2013 at 10:10 pm | Permalink

    I think is my favorite photo shoot of you yet! So dreamy, truly works of art!

  9. Posted March 17, 2013 at 5:44 pm | Permalink

    gonna buy that magazine immediately !
    greetings from Poland btw :)

    • Posted March 19, 2013 at 7:29 pm | Permalink

      That’s awesome! Thanks for supporting, I hope to visit Poland.

  10. Posted March 17, 2013 at 5:48 pm | Permalink

    Beautiful as always La Carmina! ^_^

  11. Posted March 17, 2013 at 5:48 pm | Permalink

    I don’t like……………………I LOVE! =^.^=

  12. Posted March 17, 2013 at 5:49 pm | Permalink

    I likr your photo effects at here..^^

  13. Posted March 17, 2013 at 5:52 pm | Permalink

    Amazing~ * – *

  14. Posted March 17, 2013 at 5:53 pm | Permalink

    These are wonderfulll.. and so YOU! Vintage Space Lolita..

  15. Posted March 17, 2013 at 5:53 pm | Permalink

    They are inspiring!!!!!

  16. Posted March 17, 2013 at 6:37 pm | Permalink

    Congratssss! #covergirl

  17. Posted March 17, 2013 at 11:44 pm | Permalink

    Love this!

  18. Posted March 17, 2013 at 11:48 pm | Permalink

    EEK! Omg! This is sooo wonderful!

  19. Posted March 17, 2013 at 11:48 pm | Permalink

    stunning outfit :) I absolutely love it!

  20. Posted March 18, 2013 at 12:06 am | Permalink

    so pretty here!

  21. Posted March 18, 2013 at 4:33 pm | Permalink

    Love this girl.

  22. Posted March 18, 2013 at 4:33 pm | Permalink

    =^-^=

  23. Posted March 18, 2013 at 8:33 pm | Permalink

    woooow! Very nice photos!!

  24. Posted March 18, 2013 at 8:49 pm | Permalink

    Photos are cool, and you look absolutely beautiful, Carmina!!!

  25. Posted March 18, 2013 at 9:21 pm | Permalink

    cool stuff!

  26. Posted March 19, 2013 at 6:19 am | Permalink

    adorable lacarmina :-)

  27. Posted March 19, 2013 at 6:20 am | Permalink

    I loved this

  28. Posted March 19, 2013 at 6:23 am | Permalink

    I actually really LOVEE these photos!:D.

  29. Posted March 19, 2013 at 4:09 pm | Permalink

    Old-school film cameras, wicked photo-manipulations and some pretty Goth-Loli dresses. Like what’s there not to love really?

    • Posted March 19, 2013 at 7:29 pm | Permalink

      Thank you so much.

  30. Posted March 19, 2013 at 7:01 pm | Permalink

    Cool – I’m happy for you!!

  31. Posted March 20, 2013 at 3:39 am | Permalink

    Nice!

  32. Posted March 20, 2013 at 5:53 pm | Permalink

    Thank you very much like our design ^ ^ Next time back to Hong Kong , visit me ^^

  33. Posted March 26, 2013 at 10:51 am | Permalink

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