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Alexander Wang Collaborates With Sally Hansen to Launch Nail Color Collection

August 30 • by Tiffany Ayuda

As September Fashion Week quickly approaches, we keep getting news of fashion designers breaking out into the world of beauty. Charlotte Ronson recently launched her own makeup line at Sephora. Now, Alexander Wang takes a dip into beauty by monopolizing the best fashion accessory ever: nails. Like fashion designers Prabal Gurung and Tracy Reese, Wang…


Concept Korea Returns to NY Fashion Week to Showcase Leading Korean Designers

• by Jennifer Kung

With the growing popularity of fashion design among Asian youth and the notable rise of Asian American designers (Alexander Wang, Prabal Gurung, Phillip Lim, Richard Chai) in the fashion industry, it’s encouraging to hear about initiatives like Concept Korea, a program backed by the South Korean government to nurture their nation’s leading designers and promote…


A New Lily for ‘Modern Family’

August 28 • by Jennifer Yamada

Kids grow up pretty quickly, and in the TV world, that process is very fast. Case in point—after a month of searching, the producers of ABC’s “Modern Family” found a replacement Lily, the adopted Vietnamese daughter of Mitchell and Cameron: Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, 4, daughter of Korean American comedian Amy Anderson. Aubrey will make her debut on…

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Street Style: Downtown Taipei

August 25 • by Mochi Magazine

Our photo editor and photographer for our Street Style series, Mandy, is currently in Taiwan, with her camera in hand, and shows us what Taiwan style is all about. Name: Vivian Yeh Spotted: Downtown Taipei (Dong Qu) Hometown: Changhua, Taiwan


OMG: Brenda Song, Pregnant with Miley Cyrus' Brother's Baby

August 24 • by Malia Griggs

WOW, news flash of the century (or week)—Brenda Song is pregnant with Miley Cyrus’ brother, Trace’s, baby.


YouTube Star of the Week: Maria Aragon

• by Mary Tam

Several months ago, 11-year-old Maria Aragon produced a cover of Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” and posted it on YouTube. Her video instantly gained fans and followers with more than 40 million views. Lady Gaga stumbled upon Aragon’s video and tweeted it to her millions of followers. Lady Gaga wrote, “Can’t stop crying watching this…

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Vivienne Tam Presents Yoga Installation at Fashion Week

August 23 • by Jennifer Kung

With the upcoming Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week for Spring 2012 in September, there is much to look forward to—but out of the numerous shows, what caught our attention was that designer Vivienne Tam will be launching her first ever yoga collection.


Is ‘Glee: The 3-D Concert Movie’ Worth It?

August 22 • by Stephanie Lee

I’m a new Gleek, so when I heard there was a 3-D concert movie coming out, I was skeptical. Not because I don’t absolutely adore Glee and want to be on its cast and sing and dance next to my favorite Asian guy Harry Shum Jr., but I’m just not a huge fan of 3-D….


Beauty Tip of the Week: Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua Brings Out Natural Radiance

• by Tiffany Ayuda

Finding the perfect foundation for your skin is like searching for the Holy Grail of beauty products. And in true religion, all foundations cater to specific skin tones, skin types, consistency, texture, and smell among other qualities. But at the end of the day, foundation should look natural, be weightless, and offer the coverage you…


PSA: HIV and the Asian American Woman

August 21 • by Angela Lee

Although the rate of new HIV infections has slowed in many regions of the world, the disease continues to grow among Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs), particularly API women. Dr. Hyeouk Chris Hahm, a Boston University professor, is the lead investigator of the API Women’s Sexual Health Initiative Project, funded by the National Institute of…