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La Carmina
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Vampire fangs, blood wines and Gothic balls! All about my LA adventures at Goth club Bar Sinister.

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2016/06/custom-vampire-fangs-goth-party-los-angeles/
Vampires, everywhere! On my last trip to Los Angeles, I partook in a number of blood-thirsty activities that paid tribute to Nosferatu. In Part 1, you saw me
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A look at the exciting fashions scene in Brussels! Rick Owens, Raf Simons and more local designs :) PS - my Miffy top is for sale, info in the post!

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2016/06/brussels-fashion-designers-local-boutiques/
Can you tell I was delighted to be in Brussels? I got an inside look at the local fashion scene, thanks to the special arrangements by Belgium Tourism Board
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Proof that New Zealand is one of the most beautiful places on earth! From my eco kayaking tour with Contiki. http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2016/06/paihia-new-zealand-nature-tours-kayak-sailing/
I hope you're in the mood for pretty photos today... because New Zealand really knows how to work it! When I arrived in the Bay of Islands on my Contiki tour
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Buddhism, tattoos and pho - I love Vietnam! New post from Hanoi -- and you can buy this skeleton dress from me... here's how.

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2016/05/vietnam-tattoo-parlors-buddhist-temple-pagoda/
I'm sad that this is my final dispatch from Vietnam... but we're ending on a happy note in Hanoi. I'm sure I will be back soon, to see more of this peaceful
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Goth fashion blogger La Carmina is selling almost her entire wardrobe - for low prices!!!

I've put up hundreds of Goth Lolita, Jrock, Steampunk, pinup clothes, purses, accessories and more for sale on Depop (username lacarmina).

Many items are rare -- including Japanese brands Peace Now, Alice and the Pirates, h.NAOTO, Innocent World. Lots of sizes, I ship worldwide, and will gladly put together a discounted package with a personal note!

Enjoy my Harajuku Goth wardrobe sale, please share this with your friends and contact me with any questions <3

More info http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2016/05/depop-fashion-bloggers-wardrobe-sale-clothes/

SHOP NOW: https://www.depop.com/en/lacarmina

Email me with requests/queries: gothiccarmina (att) gmail (dottcom)
Ever wish you had pieces from my wardrobe? Well, now you can -- because I've launched a store on Depop! I've listed hundreds of unique clothes and
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La Carmina is selling almost her entire wardrobe - for low prices!!!

I've put up hundreds of Goth Lolita, Jrock, Steampunk, pinup clothes, purses, accessories and more for sale on Depop (username lacarmina).

Many items are rare -- including Japanese brands Peace Now, Alice and the Pirates, h.NAOTO, Innocent World. Lots of sizes, I ship worldwide, and will gladly put together a discounted package with a personal note!

Enjoy my Harajuku Goth wardrobe sale, please share this with your friends and contact me with any questions <3

More info http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2016/05/depop-fashion-bloggers-wardrobe-sale-clothes/

SHOP NOW: https://www.depop.com/en/lacarmina

Email me with requests/queries: gothiccarmina (att) gmail (dottcom)
Ever wish you had pieces from my wardrobe? Well, now you can -- because I've launched a store on Depop! I've listed hundreds of unique clothes and
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La Carmina is selling most of her Japanese Gothic wardrobe! She's listed hundreds of Pastel Goth, Lolita, Jrock, Steampunk, pinup fashion for sale on Depop (username lacarmina) >https://www.depop.com/en/lacarmina

Many rare items -- including Harajuku brands Peace Now, Alice and the Pirates, Innocent World, Angelic Pretty, h.NAOTO. Lots of sizes (bags, clothes, jewerly etc), she ships worldwide, and will gladly put together a discounted package with a personal note!

Come take a look, and please tell your friends :)Enjoy!

Full info: http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2016/05/depop-fashion-bloggers-wardrobe-sale-clothes/

Shop now: https://www.depop.com/en/lacarmina

Email gothiccarmina (att) gmail (dotcom)
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Kayaking in Paihia, New Zealand - an adventure into nature! Lots of photos:

 http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2016/06/paihia-new-zealand-nature-tours-kayak-sailing/
I hope you're in the mood for pretty photos today... because New Zealand really knows how to work it! When I arrived in the Bay of Islands on my Contiki tour
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La Carmina wears a skeleton dress in Hanoi, Vietnam. Lots of photos , and info about her Gothic wardrobe sale!

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2016/05/vietnam-tattoo-parlors-buddhist-temple-pagoda/
I'm sad that this is my final dispatch from Vietnam... but we're ending on a happy note in Hanoi. I'm sure I will be back soon, to see more of this peaceful
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A tribute to David Bowie and Brussels, in today's blog! I visited his Blackstar mural <3 Please share with fellow Bowie fans.

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2016/05/david-bowie-blackstar-mural-binche-carnival-belgium/
Bonjour from the David Bowie "Blackstar" mural in Brussels! Earlier this year, I traveled to Belgium for a press project with the tourism board. My film team
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Goth model / style blogger La Carmina is selling almost her entire wardrobe - for low prices!!!

I've put up hundreds of Goth Lolita, Jrock, Steampunk, pinup clothes, purses, accessories and more for sale on Depop (username lacarmina).

Many items are rare -- including Japanese brands Peace Now, Alice and the Pirates, h.NAOTO, Innocent World. Lots of sizes, I ship worldwide, and will gladly put together a discounted package with a personal note!

Enjoy my Harajuku Goth wardrobe sale, please share this with your friends and contact me with any questions <3

More info http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2016/05/depop-fashion-bloggers-wardrobe-sale-clothes/

SHOP NOW: https://www.depop.com/en/lacarmina

Email me with requests/queries: gothiccarmina (att) gmail (dottcom)
Ever wish you had pieces from my wardrobe? Well, now you can -- because I've launched a store on Depop! I've listed hundreds of unique clothes and
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HUGe news... I'm selling almost my entire wardrobe!

I've put up hundreds of Goth Lolita, Jrock, Steampunk, pinup clothes, purses, accessories and more for sale on Depop (username lacarmina).

Many items are rare -- including Japanese brands Peace Now, Alice and the Pirates, h.NAOTO, Innocent World. Lots of sizes, I ship worldwide, and will gladly put together a discounted package with a personal note!

Enjoy my Harajuku Goth wardrobe sale, please share this with your friends and contact me with any questions <3

More info http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2016/05/depop-fashion-bloggers-wardrobe-sale-clothes/

SHOP NOW: https://www.depop.com/en/lacarmina

Email me with requests/queries: gothiccarmina (att) gmail (dottcom)
Ever wish you had pieces from my wardrobe? Well, now you can -- because I've launched a store on Depop! I've listed hundreds of unique clothes and
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Occupation
GOTHIC LOLITA † HARAJUKU JROCK VISUAL KEI † Tokyo Japan Goth fashion blogger. Coolhunter. Travel TV host & fixer. Author of Jpop books. Travel journalist. Pirate. ARR. http://lacarmina.com
Skills
tv hosting, travel, fashion blogging, tv production coordinating, japan tv fixing, coolhunting, travel blogging, travel video,
Employment
  • LaCarmina & the Pirates
    TV host & production coordinator, present
    La Carmina has appeared on CBS The Doctors and The Today Show, and co-hosted the Japan episode of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern for Travel Channel, which airs in 75 countries. NHK Japan filmed two documentaries about her work, including “Kawaii TV.” Recent TV hosting and fixing credits include Food Network, National Geographic, Pro Sieben, Fuel, Discovery Channel, Dutch Pepsi, Sony Australia, Canal Plus France, Norway TV (NRK), Mexico Tourism Board, and CNN. La Carmina hosts, writes, arranges and field produces her own travel TV show for Huffington Post / AOL and Business Insider. She runs a TV arranging/consulting company, La Carmina & The Pirates (http://www.lacarmina.com/pirates) that specializes in shows about travel, subcultures and Asia. The Pirates also provides coolhunting and consulting on Japanese street style, underground culture, and more.
  • The Huffington Post
    Travel journalist, video presenter, present
    La Carmina reports on alternative travel, trends, culture and fashion around the world. She is always traveling for her work in TV, video and writing, and has several exciting trips to new destinations coming up. See her work at www.LaCarmina.com
  • La Carmina
    Pirate Mistress, present
    My LaCarmina blog (http://www.lacarmina.com/blog) has evolved over the years, from a focus on Japanese Gothic street style to first-hand reports on alternative culture and fashion worldwide. At the moment, I travel constantly (usually with my professional film team); we capture videos, photos and stories of all things spooky. Recent adventures include: pirate boating in the Maldives, sci fi architecture in Dubai, lip-sewing clubs in Prague, bagel head saline inflation in Japan, and Hello Kitty clothes in Hong KongI also work consistently as a TV host for various networks; I just appeared on Discovery Channel's Oddities and filmed an episode about extreme body modifications with a German TV network. You can see my TV presenting clips here: http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/bio
  • Random House
    Author
    Author of Crazy, Wacky Theme Restaurants: Tokyo (Random House: stories of Japanese theme cafes, like maids, vampires, cats and ninjas). More info and to purchase her books - http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/books
  • Penguin Books
    Author
    Author of Cute Yummy Time (Penguin Books USA: about character bentos and food decoration) More info and to purchase her books - http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/books
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www.lacarmina.com
Previously
Vancouver, BC - Tokyo - New York - Los Angeles
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Travel & fashion TV host, subcultures journalist, Gothic Lolita Punk Japan blogger ~ www.lacarmina.com
Introduction
LA CARMINA is a travel, fashion & culture TV host, production arranger and coolhunter, journalist (AOL Huffington Post, Business Insider, CNN Travel, Sunday Times UK), and author of 3 books -- including Cute Yummy Time (Penguin) and Crazy, Wacky Theme Restaurants: Tokyo (Random House). She’s well-known for her fashion, travel & subcultures blog, and coverage of bizarre body modifications, especially Japanese bagel heads.

Her popular LaCarmina blog on alt travel, spooky fashion and Japan subcultures has been featured in major media (New Yorker, Time, Washington Post, WWD). 

La Carmina & The Pirates, her coolhunting firm, provides trend consulting, translation and TV fixing chiefly in Tokyo. She is a graduate of Columbia University and Yale Law School.

TV hosting work includes: Travel Channel “Bizarre Foods,” Discovery TV “Oddities”, National Geographic “Taboo”, Food Network “World’s Weirdest Restaurants”, “The Doctors,” “Today Show,” Fuel TV, CNN. Full biography and TV reels here.

She and her professional film crew travel the world, shooting videos about global alternative lifestyles and culture.

TV presenting reels, bio, photos and more at http://www.lacarmina.com

† Follow La Carmina’s "glam Goth” adventures on her spooky blog
† EMAIL: gothiccarmina (at) gmail
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Please check out my site www.lacarmina.com - daily updates with spooky fashion, makeup tutorials, alternative travel, nightcrawling and more!
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My Scottish Fold, Basil Farrow, is possibly the cutest cat ever! His adorable photos and story: http://www.basilfarrow.com
Education
  • Columbia University
  • Yale Law
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Female
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La Carmina, LaCarmina