Cover Story & Profile: Kiko Mizuhara for WOW Magazine

  • Naomi Morris Omori

I wrote the cover story profile of Kiko Mizuhara for WOW Magazine's Issue 4 (2021). The profile explores the actor and model's relationship with her 'mixed roots' identity, her passion to use art as a form of self-expression, her love of celebrating individuality, allyship to the LGBTQ+ community, and climate change. 'One of Japan’s most famous supermodel rose to fame after starring in the adaptation of Haruki Murakami's Norwegian Wood(2010), making her a household name. Now, she's pursuing her own creative projects.' You can read an extract of the piece here: Launched in 2019 by WEI LIU, The WOW is the UK’s first biannual magazine and digital platform celebrating Asian culture and inspiring modern Asian women. It is stocked at Selfridges and other retailers in the UK and internationally. INTERVIEWER NAOMI MORRIS OMORI PHOTOGRAPHER TOKI ART DIRECTOR YUANN @ KIDZFRMNOWHERE TALENT KIKO MIZUHARA STYLIST MASAKO OGURA HAIR & MAKEUP RIE SHIRAISHI NAIL ARTIST EICHI MATSUNAGA SET DESIGN AKIHIRO YAMAYA CGI ARTIST GAEL DELHAYE FLOWER ARTIST MOCHIZUKI KOTA EXECUTIVE PRODUCER ANNE DANAO LOCAL PRODUCER TORU HOSAKA @ IINO GRAPHIC IMAGES RETOUCHE SAKURAKO UCHINO @ IINO GRAPHIC IMAGES SPECIAL THANKS IINO MINAMI AOYAMA STUDIO, MIN YUAN & MIMI YE @ MGA With thanks to Arthur Reiji Morris, Waco Yokoyama, and Hanako Lowry.


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