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I am a freelance writer for newspapers,magazines as well as a journalist for TV.
I am from Tokyo, Japan and have been living in Los Angeles since 1990.
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#247- BEAUTY is in L.A. (@SENKEN-SHIMBUN /daily newspaper for fashion business)

These days I have been thinking about BEAUTY a lot.


My mom (who lives in Tokyo, Japan / She spent time in L.A. this summer) said, “There is a beautiful large blue sky in L.A.!!! Ocean and mountains are so beautiful. There are so many beautiful flowers and trees in L.A.!”

Yes, there are so many beautiful things in L.A.
And there are also many beautiful people in L.A.
About BEAUTY… I wrote two columns on Senken Shimbun (major Japanese fashion business newspaper) website on July 28th and Sept 9th.
I would like to share them with you. Please read below (my translation into English from Japanese of them).

Title of the column: “The behind the scene of Beauty?” from L.A. (July 28th, 2014)

Title of the column: “The model of Beauty?” from L.A. (Sept 9th, 2014)


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Updated on July 28th, 2014 (in Japan)
By Yoko Fujimoto
Writer in Los Angeles
Title of the column: “The behind the scene of Beauty?” from L.A.
(http://www.senken.co.jp/report/oversea/yf/la-phamexpo/)

“Fashion + Hair + Makeup = Balance of Beauty”,…

#246- My summer vacation in L.A. was…

Time goes by fast…summer is over…

My mom and my younger brother (they live in Tokyo, Japan) were in L.A. this summer.
I had such a nice summer vacation (59 days!) with them.


My plans for my mom and brother were… TREAT them like a 5 star hotel, SHOW them everything in L.A. and DO what special thing each day.


What we did…


TOOK 1465 photos (includes iPhone 436 photos) together.


WENT to a lot of places…
Hollywood Hills
Hollywood
Santa Monica
Malibu
West Hollywood
Beverly Hills
Downtown L.A. (Little Tokyo)
Century City
Culver City
Marina del Ray
Venice Beach
Westwood
Los Feliz / Silver Lake
Atwater Village (farmers market)
Glendale
Burbank
Pasadena
Palos Verdes
Studio City (farmers market)
Santa Clarita
Newport Beach
Costa Mesa
Laguna Beach
Ontario
Ventura
Camarillo
Ojai
Temecula


ENJOYED with some special events…
Nisei Week Japanese Festival / Tanabata Festival
dineL.A. Restaurant Week


SAW beautiful things at…
Griffith Park
The Getty Center & The Getty Villa


ATE a lot of food…