(My) Sewing Essentials

Are you thinking about making your very own handmade items? Whether it starts with a simple bow or maybe a skirt or dress, there are a few sewing essentials I think you can’t do without. I would also love to show you our dear machines and tools we use almost every day. A sewing machine Okay, a bit of an open door, but bear with me. And please don’t get […]

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Japan Expo – 4 days of madness

Our biggest and boldest event was about to start. Traveling to Paris has been easier this year and our booth was totally set up. Let us take your with us in the whirlwind world of Japan Expo. The alarm goes off at 7:00 and it’s time to get ready for our first day of Japan Expo. Whilst getting ready I also have many thoughts running trough my mind. Will people […]

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New Frills – Jewel Marine

Sometimes dream dresses cross your path without even looking for it. You just need to grab the opportunity and not overthink it. (Okay, crying wallets aside ^^’) Jewel Marine has been one of my favourite releases from Angelic Pretty this year. I fell in love with the navy tiered jumperskirt after seeing that gorgeous shell like bodice and the cute, yet classy print. The dress fell on my doorstep just a few […]

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Japan Expo – Outfit Shots

Japan Expo is the only event this year that I had to pack an actual suitcase. Four outfits takes some room and then we haven’t even talked about the shoes and accessories. So here is a overview of my outfits! Day 1 – Thursday The outfit was actually a combination of my Under the Sea outfits from earlier this year. I chose for a black wig this time and a […]

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Strawberry Fields Collection — Sneak Preview

Strolling past small lanes surrounded by the sweet scent of strawberries… Just before Japan Expo we’ve did our best in finishing our Strawberry Fields collection in time. We’ve had limited fabric in a lovely salmon toned pink and a soft blue. Truth to be told, I’ve had it in my fabric stash for quite some time and every summer I wanted to create a collection with it. For Japan Expo […]

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Japan Expo — Time to decorate

Our day started off with a nice cup of coffee (can you already notice it’s my life juice?) and off to Villepinte, Parc des Expositions! I still need to get a bit used to our new van, which is quite a lot bigger then the cars I usually drive. So the small streets of Saint-Denis and Paris are perfect for practicing. At around 10:30 we arrived on site and started […]

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Japan Expo — Hello Paris!

Will you take a frilly ride with us to Japan Expo? Be sure to follow our blogs about Japan Expo the next days! Exciting things are happening this weekend in Paris, not only four days of full blown Japanese culture at Japan Expo, bu also the opening of the new Angelic Pretty shop as well as their TeaParty~ (Unfortunately I won’t be able to attend those, since I’ll be at […]

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Under the Sea — Main event

After months of preparations, the day has finally come to travel to Amsterdam. Let’s take you with us on this wonderful day! 5:00 – Oh dear, my eyes won’t open properly, but my heart is already beating from excitement (okay, and quite nervous as well). Time to get up, and get dressed as well! Luckily we did pack the car last night and some fresh coffee rolls me into action. […]

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Journey to Under the Sea – Part 2

Hello Lovelies, Time flies when you’re having fun and sewing like crazy! In little more than a week we will travel to Amsterdam to present our brand new collection. But we have more exciting news for you ~ Around the days of Under the Sea, we will also have extra special opening days at our shop! Not only is it decorated even more then usual, do we have more shopping […]

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Journey to Under the Sea – Part 1

Hello lovelies, Little over 2 weeks until the biggest Lolita event that our country has ever seen: Under the Sea in Amsterdam, presented by Street Fashion Europe! Our preparations for this event have been going on for longer, but we would like to show you a glimpse of what we’ve been up to the past time ~ Our first attendance to a big Lolita/Japanese Fashion event has been La vie en […]

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