biography, about La Carmina

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La Carmina is a professional Japan / alternative / Goth fashion blogger, TV host, author of 3 books (Penguin USA and Random House), and journalist (CNN, Huffington Post). Her popular blog on Gothic Lolita Punk clothing, J-rock and Visual Kei –– has been featured in major publications (The New Yorker, Washington Post, WWD, Cosmopolitan, LA Times). Carmina runs a coolhunting / trend consulting / TV hosting and fixing company: La Carmina & The Pirates.

La Carmina is a featured writer for Huffington Post Travel and Style. She’s the author of 3 books — including Cute Yummy Time (Penguin) and Crazy, Wacky Theme Restaurants: Tokyo (Random House). She is a graduate of Columbia University and Yale Law School.

She has appeared on The Today Show and co-hosted an episode of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern for Travel Channel, which airs in 75 countries. NHK Japan filmed a documentary about her work; recent TV hosting and arranging credits include Dutch Pepsi, Sony Australia, Canal Plus France, Norway TV, and CNN International in Tokyo. Click for Carmina’s TV reels and full biography.

† Follow La Carmina’s “glam Goth” adventures on her fashion blog
† EMAIL: gothiccarmina (at) gmail † TWITTER † YOUTUBE † FACEBOOK

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SEE MORE on La Carmina’s official website


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  7. Sweet blog. I never know what I am going to come across next. I think you should do more posting as you have some pretty intelligent stuff to say.

    I’ll be watching you . :)

  8. “biography, about La Carmina Cute Food and Bento Box Decoration:
    Japanese recipes cookbook Cute Yummy Time by La Carmina” was indeed a wonderful blog,
    cannot wait to browse much more of ur blog posts. Time to spend a lot of time online lol.

    Thanks for the post ,Cassie

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