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Sake Crafting | An Interview with James Jin from Nova Brewing

Discover the creative process of crafting new sake and beer flavors from James Jin, the cofounder of Nova Brewing, and peek into life as a small business owner.

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Casual with a Purpose: My Experiences with Fashion in Japan

The color palettes, articles of clothing, and silhouettes that I've tried out here are trends that I would never have been willing to try out in America.

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Japantown Style | An Interview with Darin Maki of CRFT by Maki

Meet Darin Maki: founder of CRFT by Maki, a culture brand based in Little Tokyo.

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Personal Color Analysis Changed My Relationship with Clothes

Personal color consultation will tell you what colors look best on you. For a mom of two, it meant the beginning of a chromatastic adventure.

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3 to 1: Fashion

Can fashion define a generation or is it transgenerational? We ask, they answer, you decide.

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The World is ON Fire and My Clothes ARE Fire: Considerations for a Sustainable Closet

Creating a sustainable wardrobe doesn’t mean throwing out all of your fast fashion pieces. Keep what you already have and adjust how you care for them.

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Did Tom Cruise Teach Us How to Be “Japanese?”

There are three movies/TV shows I watch annually: The Last Samurai, Lost In Translation, and Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown (specifically season 8, episode 6 entitled “Japan with Masa”).

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Just Another Wednesday

What could gentrification taste like? How might erasure alter sight and sound? This story was originally written for the 2021 Little Tokyo Historical Society's annual short story contest.

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An Ode to Hair

Hey, come and check out this bowl cut.

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Hair salons were closed. This is what a year of growth literally looks like, but in hair.

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Dressing up for the Digital World

Dressing down for the pandemic world but dressing up for the digital world - some of my favorite video games give me opportunities to go all out in flashy outfits when I barely make an effort anymore in real life.

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Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder

Insecurities get the best of us, but there are some that are unique to the Asians and Asian Americans. Here is a list of some of those insecurities and how to deal with them.

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Opening A Japanese Nail Art Business in 2020

Owner and founder of Notox Nails, Lexi Suga, shares her story of opening up a Japanese nail art business in the middle of a global pandemic.

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How Asian Beauty Helped Me Normalize Self-Care as a Man

It took me a long time to accept myself. Asian beauty standards for men in K-drams and K-pop groups gave me comfort.

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The Rise of the Mon Tattoo Trend: A Q&A with Japanese American Tattoo Artist Jun Osaki

More young Japanese Americans are getting their family mon, or crest, tattooed on their bodies today. In a Q&A with Portland-based artist Jun Osaki, we learn more about how tattoos can connect people to their culture.

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