Hong Kong street style fashion photography: Gothic Beauty article, South China Morning Post interview.

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Modeling in the streets of Hong Kong was quite the adventure — and garnered quite a few stares from the locals! Here’s the rest of the photos, plus a press round-up (including my feature in the current Gothic Beauty Magazine). And soon, I’ll unveil a new fashion magazine cover… featuring photos shot in Tokyo.

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Image credits:
Photographer: Ken Yuen
Assistant Photographer: Jacqueline Kwok (noircorner)
Male model: John Skeleton
Hair: Emma Woodall of Toni & Guy HK
Wardrobe: Spider by Natalie Lam, Hong Kong

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Hong Kong’s major newspaper, the South China Morning Post, calls me a Goth Queen. They interviewed me about subcultures, dark fashion, alternative travel and TV hosting (read it on SCMP).

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Jacqueline’s photo, taken with a film camera, is also on the first page of the current Gothic Beauty Magazine.

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I contributed photos from Japan and Germany, to this story about Goth culture/fashion around the world. Gothic Beauty previously interviewed me and published my sugar skull makeup shoot.

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My outfit is entirely from the Spider store in Hong Kong.

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Compare these raw images to the edited versions by Kanae Hamatsuka.

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Mongkok streets in motion. Quite funny how we stood out, compared to the locals around us.

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We wanted to capture the city’s energy, color, and excitement.

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The small version of this image doesn’t do it justice — what an epic shot.

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A random woman in this Women Street shot. (A great destination for kooky souvenirs.)

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Love John’s deathrock makeup and Mohawk hair.

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My crimped hair was like a hot air balloon.

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Watch out, spooky kids…

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… there’s a trolley stacked with bags, coming through!

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Revisit my Dark Beauty magazine shoot for behind-the-scenes shots, and see travel tips on Discover Hong Kong’s Facebook.

Would you like to see more Hong Kong coverage on my blog? Which aspects of Chinese culture interest you?

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PS: Thanks to Leyla of SassynPunk for sending Basil this “Careers For Your Cat” book! (I think he qualifies for “plus sized model.”) She has a wonderful selection of kittycat goods and other kawaii accessories in her store, check it out.

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Thank you also to Anteela for interviewing me about the Goth travel lifestyle. To Tasnim for this lovely feature on her Wish Upon A Smile blog. And to Minaa for sketching and featuring me on her blog.

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Funny enough, my earless cat’s Vine videos are featured in this Vice Magazine article about how cats are evil.

Basil Farrow sends a hug to all of you, plus an extra squish to Lily who sent him this catnip toy. More of his cute photos are on our Instagram, Tumblr and Twitter.

Have a happy day!