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Archive for October, 2008

Metamorphose Lucky Bag

Metamorphose new lucky bag. or fukubukuro, will be available for internet order on 11/5/08 0:00 a.m. Japanese time. The lucky bag cost ¥10.500 (tax included), the merchandises in the bag worth about ¥30,000. This will be a great time to stock up the Lolita basic.

Since Metamorphose hasn’t update their English website yet, we don’t know if they will accept international order for the lucky bag.

Edit: International orders are accepted at the same time. Yay!

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Halloween Tea Party Report.

On Sunday, 10/26, we went to the Halloween tea party organized by JapanLA and Royal/T. There were a lot of Lolitas with amazing outfits and very cute dolls. Ching and I arrived at 12 pm, and there were only a couple of tables of cute lolis there. It was a little hard to talk to people, cause everyone were spread-out in the cafe. But we managed to take the initiative to talk to others. So we made some new friends there! Slowly, about an hour or so later, more and more people came to the party. Then the party became more fun. There were also a photo session and book signing session. It was pretty interesting after all. ^_^ I was very surprised that there was LA Times reporter there too.

On to more pictures~~

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Hello Kitty loves Victoria Courture.

A lot of people think that Hello Kitty is only for little girls or maybe teens. Now we working big girls can enjoy Hello Kitty outfit too. Thanks to Victoria Couture’s love for Hello Kitty. In April, Victoria Couture and Hello Kitty already collaborated a limited edition line of t-shirts, bags and sandals. Now celebrating the openning of Sanrio Luxe in Time Square New York,  a new line of Victoria Couture X Hello Kitty is added to their Fall 08/09 collection. This Fall 08/09 line is more “work-friendly”, it includes some basic cardigan and sweaters that can mix and match with daily wardrobe. Also, there are some cute clutches and pouches that can go with our evening wears. Of course, coming from France and using cashmere and wool, Victoria Couture does not come in regular Hello Kitty price tag.

More pictures after the jump, the Victoria Couture collection is also available on Sanrio.

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Metamorphose Swan Lake Series

Metamorphose Swan Lake series is available on their online shop now. If you missed the reservation, you might need to act fast. The series has one OP, two JSKs and 3 SKs. All of them have about 1~2 available, some colors are already sold out. Personally I love the red.

More pictures after the jump.

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Comme des Garçons hits H&M

H&M and Comme des Garçons collaboration project is not a news. But as the release date getting closer and closer, we all need a little reminder. The date for their America release will be on Nov 13. I bet you there will be tons of people waiting for the store to open and most the stuffs will be gone by a couple of hours. As a working Lolita, of course I will be targeting the lovely black ruffle dress. Even the dress is not exactly Lolita, that will still bring out the princess inside you.

These are the H&M stores that will carry the Comme des Garçons line,

New York:
435 7th Avenue at 34th Street.
1328 Broadway at 34th Street (Herald Square).
640 5th Avenue at 51st Street.
731 Lexington Avenue at 59th Street.

Los Angeles:
5200 Beverly Center.

West Hollywood:
8580 Sunset Blvd.

San Francisco:
150 Powell Street.

Chicago:
840 North Michigan Avenue.

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Badgley Mischka set and Honeydew panties

I come across a lot of lingerie because of work. This holiday season is going to be very interesting so far. We have Badgley Mischka set comes in cream/black. It has the hard-to-not-notice giant bow as the selling point. The bra might be a little hard to fit under any outfit without taking the bow off. But it definitely adorable on.

Honeydew always has very cute panties, but this pair is totally taking their ruffle panties to another level. Honeydew raffle panties usually come in either soft mesh raffle or hard polyester lace raffle. This time they combine the two and add layers of elegant silk on to the panties. So when you put it on, they are fuller/fluffier then the 2 kinds before. But they are very cute and comfortable.

Gift with purchase from Baby the Stars Shine Bright

Starting 10/25, when you purchase ¥16000 or more in store, Baby will give you the lovely Milk-chan pillow for free. And if you purchase ¥6000 or more, you get the Halloween pouch with candies for free. For online purchases, you can get the pillow if your shipping date is 10/27 or later. Unfortunately, there are no candies give-away for online orders.