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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…

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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…


Why School Lunches Are Much More Than Just a Health Issue

• by Tiffany Ayuda

It’s amazing how much of our lives revolve around food. Even more shocking is how our diet choices affect our health and our chances of becoming successful. Just think about how much happier people are when they are healthy: they feel good about their body and talents, as well as their outlook on life. They’re…


Actress Lynn Chen’s Advice on Getting Thicker (Dumpling) Skin

• by Tiffany Ayuda

The first time I heard of Lynn Chen was when I saw her playing the role of darling Ramona in the 2009 film “White on Rice.” She was such a natural on screen—a testament to the talent of the many underrated Asian American actors out there. But it wasn’t until I researched more about her…


Olivia Munn to Star in Soderbergh’s Next Film

September 6 • by Tiffany Ayuda

We all know Olivia Munn to be one of the guys. From her current gig at “The Daily Show” and her hosting job at “Attack of the Show!” to her appearances at Comic Con, the girl’s got geek cred and has become the object of desire for all gaming nerds and sports-obsessed men. And even…


Beauty Tip of the Week: How to Play Up Your Looks With Nerdy Glasses

• by Tiffany Ayuda

Who says smart girls can’t also be sexy? Ever since Tina Fey made wearing glasses a fashion trend, everybody—whether they need them or not—wants to rock the four-eyed look. Glasses can complement your outfit and make you look more sophisticated, polished, and elegant. Here are some ways you can help highlight some of your best…