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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…

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Could an Asian Fashion Photographer Land the Cover of Seventeen?

August 18 • by Malia Griggs

Earlier this summer, I sat in on a Seventeen magazine event where their five Pretty Amazing real girl cover finalists spoke about their respective passions (race car driving, documentary film-making, fashion design, etc.). One of the girls, Ann He, is a 16-year-old fashion photographer based in Dallas, TX. She’s done awesome things like shooting for Elle Girl Korea…

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Street Style: Cozy in Taipei

August 17 • 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: Pattie Chen Spotted: Breeze Center in Dong Qu, Taipei, Taiwan Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan Occupation: Owner of Cozy Lane, a café in Taipei


Beauty Tip of the Week: Peacock Eyes

August 16 • by Tiffany Ayuda

If you’ve been keeping up with this summer’s latest beauty trends, it’s not just bright orange lips and eye-catching turquoise nails that stand out. The most lust-worthy look of the season has been peacock eyes.

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Want It, Need It: ASOS Leather Astrid Bag

August 12 • by Jennifer Kung

What: ASOS PREMIUM Leather Astrid Bag Where to buy: ASOS


MYX TV: The First Asian American Music Entertainment & Lifestyle Network

• by Mary Tam

I like to channel surf to look for new and interesting shows to watch. And often, as I am flipping through the channels, I wonder: When there will finally be a channel for Asian Americans? One day, I got my question answered when I came upon a channel called MYX-TV. You probably know MTV and…


A New Doctor in the House: Charlyne Yi

August 10 • by Jennifer Yamada

You may remember Charlyne Yi as the stoner girlfriend from the hilarious comedy “Knocked Up,” or her self-written indie documentary “Paper Heart,” where she goes on a quest for true love around the world, listening to people’s stories about how they found “the one.” You might have also seen her awkwardly weird YouTube videos (it’s…