Kiko Mizuhara Has 5,000,000 Instagram Followers, 4 BFFs, and 1 Favorite Miyazaki Movie

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Photography Petra Collins

Published September 6, 2018

Kiko Mizuhara is one of the most famous women in Japan. After launching her career as a model in Tokyo, brands such as Marc Jacobs and Coach came calling, and earlier this year, Dior Beauty named Mizuhara as its first-ever Asian ambassador. But Mizuhara’s ambitions have stretched well beyond campaigns. In 2014, she partnered with Opening Ceremony to create a playful and extremely popular capsule collection, which culminated in her own namesake label, Office Kiko. Here, a profile of the 27-year-old superstar, through numbers.

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6,457

Miles Mizuhara flew at the age of 2, when her family moved from Dallas, Texas, to Tokyo.

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0

Photographers who follow her on an average day in Tokyo, where paparazzi culture is non-existent.  

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100

Magazine covers Mizuhara estimates she’s graced.

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12

Age when she walked her first runway.

Bodysuit and Belt by Adam Selman

Bra by Agent Provocateur. Pants by Adam Selman

19

Age when she starred in her first movie.

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438,065,148

Views on YouTube for The Weeknd’s “I Feel It Coming” video, in which she appears.

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10 – 20

Fans who ask Mizuhara for a selfie on an average day in Tokyo.

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5 – 10

Fans who ask Mizuhara for a selfie on an average day in the United States.

Dress by Adam Selman

5 – 6

Hours of sleep per night.

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5,000,000

Followers Mizuhara has on Instagram.

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30

Instagram DMs she reads per day.

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4

Instagram DMs she responds to.

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5

Encounters with her heroes, including Rihanna and the Japanese electronic act Yellow Magic Orchestra.

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3

Times she’s read her favorite book, The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, by Don Miguel Ruiz.

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20+

Times she’s seen her favorite movie, Hayao Miyazaki’s anime classic Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind.

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4

Number of best friends, including Monika Mogi, a photographer; Christine Lai, a designer; Eichi Matsunaga, a nail artist; and Tomoya, Matsunaga’s partner.

Bodysuit by Adam Selman. Earrings by Bulgari

110

Items, including hats, kimonos, and accessories, for sale on Mizuhara’s website, Office Kiko.

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1

Pizza-emblazoned outfit worn by Beyoncé, part of Mizuhara’s capsule collection for Opening Ceremony.

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43

Age of Chloë Sevigny, Mizuhara’s personal-style icon.

 

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Hair and Makeup: Rie Shiraishi
Production: HK Productions
Photography Assistants: Anna Collins and Dean DiCriscio
Fashion Assistant: Yayoi Koike
Hair and Makeup Assistant: Rui Sato