Category Archives: Fashion

An Unconventional Activist: Princess Joules

Julie Van Vu, better known by her YouTube vlogger handle Princess Joules, inspires me. I first stumbled upon her channel when I was searching online for eye makeup tutorials. Hers are amazing. I tried my best to replicate the above-pictured … Continue reading

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San Francisco: NAAAP-SF 2013 Lunar New Year Celebration & Macy’s Fashion Show

The last National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) San Francisco event I had attended was the Gateway to Leadership regional conference last Fall. Last week, in celebration of the Lunar New Year, NAAAP-SF – in collaboration with Kollaboration SF, … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama Wears Another Jason Wu Dress for Inauguration Ball

Four years ago, Michelle Obama’s decision to wear a Jason Wu gown for the President Obama’s 2009 inaugural ball brought Taiwanese American designer Jason Wu into the world’s spotlight. On the occasion of her husband’s second inauguration, the First Lady … Continue reading

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Obama 44 Shirt, Wait 4-4?

I was in the middle of a nice conversation on Facebook when this shirt popped up on my newsfeed. Yes, Obama is our 44th president. Yes, this hip and snazzy shirt was made available 44 days before election day. A … Continue reading

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Veteran Clothing Stirs Up Trouble With Actual Veterans

By Bill I recently discovered an apparel company called Veteran Clothing through a Stolen Valor website. Anyone would assume that this company would be run by veterans, for veterans, but that’s far from the truth. Veteran Clothing is actually run … Continue reading

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Jeremy Lin’s Nike Air Force One Has Landed

Nike had announced back in May that they would be releasing a Jeremy Lin shoe as part of their Air Force One series. Well, Air Force One landed on July 7th and is available in limited quantities for $100 at … Continue reading

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How High Heels Are Today’s Foot-binding

When I read the article about Chinese foot-binding in the Los Angeles Times, I really found it highlighted the complexity of the practice of foot-binding. On the one hand it was a painful, dangerous, demeaning, and debilitating practice that women … Continue reading

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Sulwhasoo Niemen Marcus West Coast Launch At the San Francisco Asian Art Museum

Sulwhasoo invited 8Asians to partake in the Niemen Marcus Launch Party to celebrate the long-anticipated arrival of this amazing Korean cosmetics line here on the west coast. Fashion journalists and bloggers were invited to the Asian Art Museum to meet … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Limited Edition “My Linja” Shirt by My Ninja!

With the overwhelming performance of Jeremy Lin of The New York Knicks, MY NINJA! Clothing launched a collection of limited edition tees and tanks in honor of the Bay Area native who has taken the media by storm. Many people … Continue reading

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Help Fight Stereoptypes With Asian Crew Clothing

By Matthew I’m a member of Asian Crew Clothing, along with Hao-Kai Wu, Ryan Kwan, Kevin Han and Kevin Foo. I started this company because being Asian is cool. In history classes, Asian Pacific American history is overlooked, and hardly … Continue reading

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Jason Wu’s Target Collection Debuts With Super Bowl XLVI

By Joni This past Sunday, women (and some men, I suppose) all over the nation put their big game strategies in motion. Noooo, I’m not talking about football. Football is a walk in the park compared to what some people … Continue reading

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8Days Giveaway: 8Asians’ NINJA WINS T-shirt by Blacklava

UPDATE: Congrats to our winners: karin wang, Ninjaboi Banzai, and Anthony! This is part of 8Asians’ 2011 “8Days of Giveaways” Celebration. Remember the highly-coveted NINJA WINS t-shirt we unveiled with Blacklava for Comic-Con last year? Designed by the fabulous Christine … Continue reading

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