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Street Style: Color Me Plaid

September 30 • by Mochi Magazine

Name: Dinesh Penugonda
Spotted: MoMA, NYC
Hometown: Nanuet, NY
Occupation: District Manager for Abercrombie & Fitch


Event: The ‘Faces of Mochi’

September 27 • by Mochi Magazine

Thank you for joining us at Faces of Mochi! Intertrend Video Interview For event photos, please head to: Mochi’s Facebook Page Flickr Every day, we are inspired by the the leaders in our community and the ripple of changes they have made throughout society. You don’t need to be given the opportunity to change the…


Maggie Q’s Sexy ‘Nikita’ Premiere

• by Stephanie Lee

It can be hard to get back into the rhythm of school, especially after a carefree summer, but what makes it so much easier for me are fall’s tv show premieres! Two of my favorites began last week, “Glee” and “Nikita.” I started following “Nikita” last year when I heard there was an Asian star…


YouTube Star of the Week: David Choi

September 23 • by Risa Garza

While the rest of the world was using YouTube to watch and upload funny or embarrassing life moments years ago, pioneering musicians like David Choi recognized the potential of online video-sharing to launch their careers. Virtually overnight, David’s video for the humorous “YouTube (A Love Song)” transformed him from little-known songwriter/producer to an Internet sensation….

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Nicola Formichetti + Uniqlo Present the Innovation Project

September 22 • by Mochi Magazine

Our photo editor Mandy had the opportunity to stop by Nicola’s last week, where Uniqlo and Nicola Formichetti presented their new line. Widely known as Lady Gaga’s stylist and the creative director of Mugler, Formichetti, who is half Italian and half Japanese and often called “Nico Panda” by friends and fans since he resembles an…


Beauty Tip of the Week: Fall Lip Trends

September 19 • by Tiffany Ayuda

I love autumn weather, especially when the crisp air and early sunsets signal change afoot. In many ways, the fall season is like the start of a new year, arming us with a different set of color schemes, clothing, and trends. A timeless look that never goes out of style is red lips. Throughout the…


Meet The Parents of Glee's ‘Other Asian,’ Mike Chang

• by Jennifer Yamada

As previously mentioned, Harry Shum Jr. is getting a bigger plot line in the new season of Glee, which premieres this Tuesday, September 20 at 8pm EST on FOX. Moreover, news has spread that viewers will be meeting his parents, and it was recently confirmed that Tamlyn Tomita, who you may recognize from the 1993…


NYFW SS 2012: Concept Korea IV Review

September 12 • by Jennifer Kung

On Friday, we made our way to Lincoln Center to see Concept Korea IV Fashion Collective, a collaborative between The South Korean MCST (Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism)/KOCCA (Korea Creative Content Agency) and the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), where the five winners of this season’s competition—Doho, Lie Sang Bong, Resurrection by…


Fashion's Night Out Recap: Models, Designers and Legions of Fashionistas

September 9 • by Jennifer Kung

Last year, we remember the streets of SoHo in NY completely jam-packed with stylish crowds for Fashion’s Night Out—and last night’s festivities lived up to the same hype. Celebrating FNO’s third year, it was a crazy, exciting and glamorous night out as we put our heels on and ventured out to store events on Fifth…

Photo by Gabe Chmielewski via Flickr

Mochi Advice: Landing Your Dream Job

September 7 • by Jasmine Ako

Whether you’re interviewing for a job in high school or attending a company mixer in college, you’ll inevitably come across situations where professionalism and putting your best face forward are key. Unfortunately, sometimes it’s the smallest mistakes that can cost you a great opportunity—I once missed an entire job interview because of a careless time…