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Crystal Tai

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Freelance Journalist — Freelance

Crystal Tai | contributor @WWD @SCMP | fashion x culture x social issues | 🇰🇷🇭🇰🇨🇦

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Biography

I'm a journalist based in Seoul and Hong Kong. I write about the fashion industry, pop culture and social issues - often in an interconnected way. My writing has appeared in Quartz, Women's Wear Daily, South China Morning Post, Monocle, and other publications.

Portfolio

South Korea's umbrella movement? How protests against Park Geun-hye exposed cracks in a 'slave' d...

South Korea's umbrella movement? How protests against Park Geun-hye exposed cracks in a 'slave' d...

South Koreans Still Shopping in Spite of Bleak National Outlook

South Koreans Still Shopping in Spite of Bleak National Outlook

What was your first job as a journalist?

I did a series of articles on internships at MTV, Star TV, Cathay Pacific and KPMG in Hong Kong.

What's your favorite social network?

INSTA

When's the best time to pitch you?

when I'm holding a fresh-brewed cup of tea in my hand