La Carmina (http://www.lacarmina.com) is a professional
Goth/alternative culture, travel and style blogger. Her family is
originally from Hong Kong, and she knows the city's wild, underground
scene well. Carmina is the most
popular English-language blogger and expert on Japanese Gothic Lolita
Punk fashion and Visual Kei / J-rock. She has worked with h.NAOTO,
Marui One, Miyavi, X Japan, Dir en Grey, Versailles and more.
La Carmina is also a coolhunter, author of 3 books
(Penguin USA and Random House), and journalist for CNN, LA Weekly and
Huffington Post Travel. Her popular blog about alt fashion and
subculture - www.lacarmina.com/blog - has been featured in major
publications (The New Yorker, Washington Post, WWD, Cosmopolitan,
Village Voice, Time Out New York, LA Times).
La Carmina runs a TV fixing/hosting/marketing company that has worked with major
international networks: http://www.lacarmina.com/pirates
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, Belgium TV and CNN International in Tokyo. She is developing her
own travel show for a major network.
La Carmina is active in charity work, currently working with the NOH8
campaign, and raising money for relief efforts in Japan.
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