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My Project #1 Decoden

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It has been a very long time since the last post. I hope everyone hasn’t forgotten me yet. I will slowly pick up this blog again. I’m very sorry about that to the people that likes this blog.

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I got this wonderful Decoden kit from Strapya. It is the D’feel X Hello Kitty Sweet Kit. I have an Iphone, so I know the kit will not be enough. That’s the reason why I also got the pink box of rhinestones. I used that for the front part of the phone and filled up some space in the back.

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Baby the Stars Shine Bright Calandar

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From 11/22, Baby the Stars Shine Bright will have their “Miracle Mirror and Kaleidoscope Calendar” fair. If you purchase ¥16,000 or over, you will get the “BABY original 2009 desktop calendar”. If you spend ¥8,000 or over, you will get the “BABY heart mirror”. The calendar is also for sale in the store for ¥1,470 with tax. You can also get these novelties from your online orders which will be shipped on or after 11/25. Because this will be a double novelty fair, the calendar and mirror will run out fast.

Click here for more info.

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Lolita on LA Weekly

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On 11/8 and 11/9, the Angelic Pretty and Cosplay Oneesan’s event Yumemiru Musical Paradise in Little Tokyo is feature on the LA Weekly‘s blog. Besides talking about the event itself, this is also a very nice article explaining Lolita subculture. Of course the article also included a slideshow, featuring the pictures from 10/9.

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Baby the Star Shines Bright Poodle Going Out Shoes

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Want to go out with your poodle today? Baby the Stars Shine Bright’s new  Poodle Going Out shoes will be the perfect match for you. These lovely shoes feature Baby’s logo embroidery on the right, and the cute little poodle on the left.

Personally, I’m not a big fan of poodle prints. They are just too 50’s for me. But I think putting the poodle on the shoes is not so bad. These shoes come in white, pink and black. I love the black one.

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Details pictures after the jump.

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Beth Victorian Maiden Usagi Dress Hat

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Beth Victorian Maiden recently released some very cute dress hats. They have a lovely removable usagi (bunny/rabbit) brooch. Available in red, black and white velvet, also with two checkered cotton. The best part is, they are not too expensive! 3,990 yen with tax, hopefully Marui One would get some in.

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More pictures after the jump.

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Tomoko Sawada and Baby, the Stars Shine Bright at Colette

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We kind of talk about the show Tomoko Sawada having in Colette before (read here), and here is an update of it that might be of interest to you. During Tomoko Sawada’s exhibition, Colette will be doing a one month “shop in shop” installation with Japanese brand Baby, The Stars Shine Bright. Launched in 1988 by Akinori Isobe and his wife Fumiyo, the brand nowadays has around 20 stores in Japan and its first overseas store is in Paris earlier this year.

Details after the jump.

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Lolita featured article on LATimes.com

The Halloween party by JapanLA and Royal/T was a big success. As we posted before, there was a reporter from LA Times was taking pictures and interviewing people. The article by Tara Godvin, the Los Angeles Times reporter, is featured on LATimes.com. She wrote about 25 Lolitas that were at the party. It is a very intersting photo album/article.

By the way, I’m the 25th person on there. LOL.