Asian pinups need to know it's okay to have different sizes and races and colors, cause often we think pin-up is a Caucasian "Western" thing but no, we can be a pin-up girl too as long as you have the spirit! My dad grew up on the films of the 50s and 60s. Asian pinups need to know it's okay to have different sizes and races and colors, cause often we think pin-up is a Caucasian "Western" thing but no, we can be a pin-up girl too as long as you have the spirit!
Pinup is supposed to fun and you should never have to put up with something that makes you feel uneasy. I have Chinese, Vietnamese and Japanese ancestry. Miss Lilly Laurent My experience being an Asian American pin-up girl has proven to be oddly and surprisingly rewarding. If you love pin-up or vintage, wear it.
It was very moving for me to have the chance to shoot a photo series featuring traditional food that she was taught to make by the women in my family, served on Chinese patterned Willow Ware which my grandmother collects , wearing a cheongsam purchased in Singapore, where my cousin lived. Do what you love, don't let others tell you what you can and cannot achieve. I started off first by just slowly doing some modeling for an agency, then for clothing sellers, a music video, participated in two pin-up competitions and now I also perform burlesque from time to time. Ever since I began modeling I've been told that my Asian features are my strongest suit and I have tried to use it to my advantage.
My experience as an Asian Pin Up has been amazing! I found myself wanting to post OOTDs all the time but, fearful that it would dilute my professional work portfolio or annoy my friends and family who didn't care about fashion, I refrained from posting much. More Hot Articles Place your ad here Loading I was lucky enough to win a vintage styling course with the Bombshell Burlesque Academy and consequently fell head over kitten heels for pinup and rockabilly.