Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Episode Five: Fall is Coming… and shit

Starting with this episode and through September, episodes of Frills and Shit are going to be a bit shorter while Becky is on vacation to the USA. Hopefully adopting this shorter format will mean less delays. Also America has better internet than Australia! Here's the run down of links for this week's episode:

Angelic Pretty:
♥ 3 Way Backpack as a mook release in Japanese bookstores (Link)
♥ New prints seen in KERA and Gothic and Lolita Bible (see below)

Baby the Stars Shine Bright:
♥ New items for reservation including a fedora. (Link)

Innocent World:
♥ New Alice themed tights announced (Link)

♥ Royal Ornament series available now (Link)
♥ Metamorphose Gazette (Link)
♥ New Halloween series seen in Gothic and Lolita Bible (see below)

Click on each image for full-size. 

Lolita Hallows Eve 2015 in the Netherlands Event Page (Link)

Photos from the Harajuku Fashion Walk are available on the Japanese Streets page (Link)

And for those who missed it on our Facebook page, our friend Cat did a wardrobe tour with Akira for her YouTube channel!

Thursday, 13 August 2015

Episode Four: Obon is for Reminiscing… and shit

It's a slow week because it's Obon holiday. That doesn't mean we didn't have plenty to talk about! We get old school and talk about how we got into Lolita and reminisce about brands, Shimotsuma Monogatari, and RIC RAC. Also keep an ear out for our very special surprise guest!

Angelic Pretty:
♥ Re-release of University Collection (Link)
♥ Whip Collection seen on display at LaForet (Shown Left)

Baby the Stars Shine Bright:
♥ Tons of new releases available for reservation including Vampire Nocturne, Stardust Fantasia, and Usakumya re-releases (Link)

Jane Marple
♥ The infamous chocolate print (which still isn't on their website)

Check out the official website of Kawaii Monster Cafe (Link)

(Picture stolen from Yani's Tumblr! Thank you!) 

Pictures from the Steam Garden Event: The Lost Pyramid

Monday, 3 August 2015

Episode Three: Indie Designer Spotlight!… and shit

Episode Three is live on SoundCloud! We had a ton of things to catch up on so here are the links to (hopefully!) everything we talked about in this week's show. A special thank you to everyone who shared with us their favorite indie brands and news from recent events! You can find links to all the brands that we mentioned down below so be sure to check them out!

For next week, we'd love to know if you have a special Lolita lucky charm, ritual or superstition! Let us know in the comments here, on Facebook or our SoundCloud page!

Angelic Pretty:
♥ Lots of new releases including "Luminous Sanctuary" (Link)
♥ Scans from September's KERA via Akira's Tumblr featuring two new upcoming prints (Link)

Baby the Stars Shine Bright:
♥ New releases including "Sheherazade ~ One Thousand and One Nights" (Link)
♥ Two new series are available for reservation "Sanctus and Benedictus" and "Key to the Heaven" (Link)

♥ "Voyage in Memory" was released for purchase (Link)
♥ New Print "Brick House" available for reservation (Link)

Indie Designers:
Sweet Mildred
Minty Mix
Bling UP
Reve Lullaby
Morrigan NY
Moss Marchen
Voodoo Dolly
Royal Princess Alice
Automatic Honey"

Design Festa:
Lycka (jewelry and accessories)
Oz Rissa (accessories)
Twinkle Magical (jewelry)
Chocho An (sweets home decor)
Chelsea (sweets deco accessories and jewelry)
Mon Bijou (hand beaded accessories) *Shown Left