Sunday, November 16, 2014

SPIRALGIRL Global Online Store Open!

Another famous Shibuya style brand has opened up their global online store on YesStyle! This time, it's the popular SPIRALGIRL, a brand that combines vintage-inspired clothing with modern colors and cuts. Here are a few things that I really liked from their current selection:

I know it's not summer anymore, but I just love this open knit tank dress! ♥ Since it still gets pretty warm in LA during the day, this would be cute to wear while out shopping. ^^

They also have clothes that are appropriate for more formal occasions, like this adorable chiffon dress.

And if you wanted to go with a more "cool style," you could throw on this coordinate.

It looks great with this furry long cardigan too! :3

Check it out sometime if you're interested. They've got a sale and a special offer going on right now. If you spend $100 or more, you'll get an exclusive SPIRALGIRL bag and shopper for free! ♥

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Anime Expo 2013 Day 2

Yes, you read the title right. This post is super duper late (I'm already late on posting about this year's AX), but it's quite fitting for a Throwback Thursday, right? :3 I didn't take too many photos because of how hectic things were with the fashion show spanning over two days and all, and it all happened so fast that I barely remember the details. @.@

I met Jelly Anna, who is a really sweet and pretty girl! I'm sad she didn't go to this year's convention. T^T

I saw this Asuna while waiting for the fashion show prep to start, so I just had to take a photo! ♥ My own Asuna costume had arrived before the convention, but I had no time to fit cosplaying in that year. :<

I can't even express how many SnK cosplays there were that year, but this one by far was one of the best. xD

With the brand rep for Liz Lisa! She's a real sweetheart. ^^

Liz Lisa's booth so pretty... *__* I ended up buying only a dress and a bag because I was going to Japan a few months later. The temptation was strong! :<

And that's it in a nutshell! Unfortunately, there weren't many photos taken of the fashion show's first day. D: But anywho, I need to start posting more! I miss blogging, I really do. T^T My laptop's just so old that I can barely do anything on it...

Monday, June 2, 2014

Anime Expo Fashion Show 2014

If you missed the AX fashion show last year, they're having it again this year with different brands including: Ghost of Harlem, KOKOkim, and Swankiss. Also, GOLDS infinity will be returning to take part in the fashion show once again!

Booth #: 1733, 1735
I'm really excited about Ghost of Harlem because despite the fact that I normally associate with more cute and girly styles, I've always loved rock gyaru style too. I also love how they have Sakurina as their main model, who I've always looked up to for inspiration as a gal. There's just a chemistry between the brand and how well Sakurina wears it that makes it so appealing. ♥ I will definitely be purchasing some items from their booth! ^^

Booth #: 1739, 1741
Swankiss showcases a "romantic vintage" theme, and they have a very cute take on pinup girl clothing. Think lace, ruffles, flowers, and cherries! :3 Not to mention Saaya Hayashida, the producer of Swankiss, will be making an appearance at the AX fashion show. You'll even get the chance to meet her at the Swankiss booth, so make sure you don't miss out! ^^

Booth #: 1728, 1730, 1732
KOKOkim is a colorful, fun, and girly type of style that draws inspiration from Harajuku and Akihabara. If you look at their official website, the front page has adorable anime artwork that transforms into the real life version of the models wearing KOKOkim clothing! :3 But don't get it twisted! The clothes are meant to be worn as daily wear and not for cosplay. Kimura U is the designer of this brand, and she's also one of the Japanese Kawaii Ambassadors of Cuteness. She created the term "MoeHaru," which means Moeru Harajuku, and is KOKOkim's brand concept. She will also be making an appearance at the AX fashion fashion show!

GOLDS infinity
Booth #: 1734
And last but not least, GOLDS infinity will be returning to AX this year! Their concept is elegant casual, and is something you'd see a sexy oneegyaru wear. ♥

I can tell this year's fashion show is going to be great since each brand is so different from the next. It's like a mini tour of Japanese fashion. ^^ And if you haven't heard, NHK World is going to be covering the event, and it will be shown on Kawaii International, a world wide TV show! If you need anymore information or are interested in applying to be a model, make sure to visit the AX Fashion Show 2014 page. Hope to see you there!

Thursday, March 13, 2014

GLAD NEWS Global Online Store Open!

I'm happy to announce that GLAD NEWS has finally opened their official global online store on YesStyle! It's great to see that more gyaru brands are becoming more accessible to international buyers. Shopping services are so expensive, and flying to Japan isn't any cheaper. >__> Plus, there are options for free international shipping! ♥

I've always liked GLAD NEWS for their sexy, punk style clothing. It's something that girls who aren't gyaru can wear too, including celebrities like Avril Lavigne!

Avril wearing GLAD NEWS! ^^

These are two items I'm thinking of purchasing from their YesStyle store:

I really love this simple racerback tank top! It also comes in white with red text, but I much prefer the black one. I'd probably wear this with a letterman jacket, beanie, and some black combat boots. xD

I'm also really into crop tops right now, and they've got some pretty cute ones!

I love this one 'cause the model looks so good in it! Maybe it's those killer abs... If I end up getting this, it'll be good motivation for me to do more crunches. ^__^;

GLAD NEWS loves skulls and studs. ♥