Hyphen magazine - Asian American arts, culture, and politics


Hyphen has a compiled a list of some independent jewelry, clothing, and beauty/hair designers to keep you and your loved ones looking fine as you head into 2012.

Sylvie Kim | Thu, Dec 15th- 11:46am | bok choy apparel, Estrella Tadeo, Juju Chan, Poketo, Retrofit Republic, Rocksmith Tokyo, The Mission Statement, Wanderluster, Yosh Han, Fashion, Gift Guide

These young Asian Americans play all manner of roles in the fashion game. Here, snapped on the streets of NYC...
Thao Ngo | Tue, Dec 6th- 2:47pm | Blogger Column, Fashion

A discussion of the digital fashion media complex, fashion shows in Japanese American internment camps and the aesthetic value of UGG boots with Minh-Ha T. Pham, founder of the blog Of...

Lisa Wong Macabasco | Tue, Nov 29th- 11:48am | Fashion

Call me old-fashioned or idealistic, but there is something really touching about the Four Freedoms paintings Norman Rockwell produced during World War II. Though we live in a different political landscape today, those freedom are no less...

Victoria Yue | Sun, Nov 27th- 3:37pm | Blogger Column, Jae Yoo, One Family One Alabama, Fashion, Immigration

I'm stuck in a tug-of-war between pretty and principle.

Theresa Celebra... | Thu, Nov 17th- 10:13am | Gwen Stefani, Harajuku Girls, Harajuku Mini, Target, Fashion, Parenthood

Oh, This Old Thing?

Growing up in 1980s Southern California, Minh-Ha Pham remembers accompanying her mother as she shopped. But instead of returning with arms full of shopping bags, her mother brought back a head filled with inspiration. “We were poor so we didn’t...

Lisa Wong Macabasco | Tue, Oct 29th- 4:07pm | Fashion, Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011, Style

Hyphen caught up with Antony Ho and Brian Yee from Bok Choy Apparel -- who helped outfit our Mr. Hyphen 2011 contestants -- to hear about their community focus and a very delicious description of their design aesthetic.

Esther Kim | Thu, Nov 10th- 12:25am | bok choy apparel, Mr. Hyphen 2011, Community, Fashion, Hyphen Events, Mr. Hyphen

We sat down for a Q&A with Julia Rhee and Jenny Ton from Retrofit Republic, one of the design teams  who generously outfitted the men of Mr. Hyphen 2011 on Saturday, November 5 at the Brava! Theater in San Francisco.

Hyphen Biz Team | Mon, Nov 7th- 3:24pm | Jenny Ton, Julia Rhee, Mr. Hyphen 2011, Retrofit Republic, Events, Fashion, Hyphen Events, Mr. Hyphen

Back for her third consecutive year (does that make her reigning champ?) Estrella Tadeo is one of the talented designers who will be outfitting the Mr. Hyphen 2011 contestants on Saturday, November 5 at the...

Esther Kim | Thu, Nov 3rd- 11:48am | designer, Estrella Tadeo, fasion 2011, Mr. Hyphen, The Mission Statement, Events, Fashion, Mr. Hyphen, Profiles

American model Crystal Renn posed for a photoshoot with her eyes taped back, and the range of anticipated responses rolled in. While Renn denied the "old makeup trick" having anything to do with race, what are we now...

Thao Ngo | Fri, Oct 14th- 8:26pm | Blogger Column, eye taping, yellowface, Fashion

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