Emily Valentine

Freelance Writer

London based photography graduate and former learning advisor writing about my passions for various blogs and print publications.

Topics covered include Japanese culture, alternative fashion, pop culture, photography and student & graduate advice.

Self published magazine and blog: www.lovejapanmagazine.com


MyM Magazine

Tokyo Dreams
Interview with Tokyo based model Adelaide, pursuing her dreams of working creatively in Japan.
Pop-Up Paradise
Interview with Butikku, a London based pop-up fashion boutique stocking Independent Japanese designers.
Shinkurose By The Sea
Interview and fashion shoot with Indie alternative fashion brand Shinkurose.
Paint It White
Interview and photoshoot with Japanese shironuri artist Minori in London.
Japan Matsuri Lights Up London
Event report and photography covering London's annual Japan Matsuri (festival).
Ballet Beautiful
Interview and photoshoot with ballerina Kat Edwards about her love for Japanese fashion and how it compliments dance.
Angelic Pretty Come to London
Interview with Maki & Asuka of globally renowned Japanese fashion brand Angelic Pretty.
Decora Dreams
Interview and photography with Japanese fashion model and design Haruka Kurebayashi taken at Hyper Japan event in London.
Kimono Chameleon
Interview with Tokyo based Kimono enthusiast Anji Salz for MyM Magazine.
Dreaming of a Kawaii Xmas
Christmas shopping article for the December issue of MyM Magazine focusing on cute and alternative Christmas fashion shopping.
Wicked & Whimsy
An interview with Japanese fashion club 'The Tea Party Club' with images of their Wicked & Whimsy event at The Institute of Directors, London.
The Sweet Smell of Success
News piece for MyM Magazine. Featuring a review of Perfume: A Gallery Experience. Perfume are one of Japan's most successful all girl bands enjoying global success.
Sanrio's New Superstar
An interview with Gudetema for MyM Magazine. A collaboration with Sanrio Ltd. (Creators of Hello Kitty)
J-Fashion Dreams
An interview with Dreamy Bows, a UK based fashion brand with a passion for Japanese street fashion, for MyM Magazine.
Time After Time
News piece for MyM Magazine. Featuring an interview with Japanese fashion designer Sebastian Masuda at his Time After Time capsule event. In collaboration with NHK World TV.
Around the World with La Carmina
An interview with fashion blogger, travel writer and tv host La Carmina, for MyM Magazine.

#Photography Magazine

#PHOTOGRAPHY Magazine - Issue 21
Interview with Kyler Zeleny, photographer and author of photo book 'Found Polaroids'
Secret Moments of Maikos
Review of 'Secret Moments of Maikos' by Philippe Marinig, a photobook exploring the intimate world of apprentice geisha.
#PHOTOGRAPHY Magazine - Issue 20
Interview with Casey Meshbesher, founder of women's street photography movement 'Women in Street' for the Women's Issue #21.
#PHOTOGRAPHY Magazine - Issue 19
Interview with fashion photographer Katja Stuckrath for Issue 19 of #Photography Magazine (p.74)
Europe Unite - #PHOTOGRAPHY Issue 18
Interviews with migration culture photographers Emanuele Cremaschi (p36-39) and Daniel Castro Garcia (p92-108) for Issue 18 of #Photography Magazine.
5MINS with David Williams
David Williams – you may know him as the photographer who shot ‘Men with Cats’ – a project that threw him into the spotlight and bagged him features on a huge range of sites...
PRINCE: A Photobook by Huw Alden Davies
We're big fans of visual storytelling, and were delighted to be sent a copy of Huw Alden Davies' new photo book 'Prince' to review. Offering an insight into the life of the...
On Landscape Project
On Landscape Project, the brain child of photographers Minna Kantonen, Dafna Talmor and Emma Wieslander, seeks to instigate discussions and debates around the representation of...
Free Range 2016 | Week 2 Round-up
The Free Range art and design graduate shows, held each year at The Truman Brewery in East London, are a fantastic platform for creative students to showcase their work to the...
Free Range 2016 | Week 1 Round-Up
It’s that time of year again, where students from universities up and down the country descend upon The Truman Brewery to showcase their final year degree projects at the Free...

Love Japan Magazine

Interview with Dave Broom, Author of The Way of Whisky
Glaswegian Dave Broom has been writing about spirits for 25 years, written a dozen books or so books, won numerous awards and is widely acknowledged to be a bit of an expert on...

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