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09 April 2020 @ 01:02 pm
Oh my! I haven't noticed my Livejournal for a long long time! A year? More?

In any case, here's the reason:
I HAVE MOVED!

Blog: La Petite Princesse on Blogger
Tumblr: La Petite Princesse on Tumblr


Visit me! I'll see you around my dears!
 
 
 かいり
09 April 2019 @ 12:23 am

"Voici mon secret. Il est très simple: on ne voit bien qu'avec le cœur. L'essentiel est invisible pour les yeux."



Hallo! I am Kairii Chan.
This is my list blog. I use it for listing my favourite artists & my favourite books & my wishlist & other lists


Chan is my last name - not the Japanese name suffix. In Chinese it is as follows: 陳麗懿. In Japanese, I prefer using the hiragana alphabet to write my name - かいり.

I am a double major University student, in Law and in mid-transfer from Engineering to Language/Arts Arts (French major) with a Diploma of Lanugages in Japanese on the side. I love languages and it's the only thing I think I'm even half-good at. I would love to take up German! Being a university student, I try to study a lot. But I end up having a lot of "free" time instead, in which I enjoy listening to music, playing piano, writing lyrics + music, reading, drawing, making little things, watching anime, reading manga.

Fashion is beautiful. I love watching it start something new, move along, then go all the way back to the beginning where it started. From vintage chic styles of European streets to the colourful, not-so-conventional styles of Japan, like Lolita, Mori, Otome and Dolly. Splashing out on expensive Lolita dresses and then scouring vintage boutiques for cheap goodies is the perfect balance. I love Lolita fashion very much and my favourite brand is Innocent World, but for some unknown reason, my closet is full of Angelic Pretty! I also highly doubt whether a wishlist can ever truly be completed ...

Yes! I am a pianist. Although I have tried to play guitar, but I'm just no good at it at all, so I am sticking to the piano. I love Classical and Romantic music; Chopin and Mozart are my favourite composers. As for popular music, I listen to a small variety of music from all over the world, from Asian to European. I'm a particular fan of Eurovision over the past few years!

I love books. My favourite author is Diana Wynne Jones and I love the classic French children's books, Le Petit Prince and Le Petit Nicolas series! I love reading classic children's books in general, like Alice in Wonderland, The Magic Faraway Tree, Oliver Twist, Winnie-the-Pooh and so on. Besides classics, I love fantasy books and books set during the 1800s - I wish I could have lived during this era! It is difficult to choose, but my two favourite classic books are "Le Petit Prince" by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and "Peter Pan" by J.M. Barrie. I want to never grow up and to enjoy being young forever, after all, adults, "Les grandes personnes ne comprennent jamais rien toutes seules, et c'est fatigant, pour les enfants, de toujours et toujours leur donner des explications."

I enjoy reading manga and watching anime, especially Studio Ghibli films. My all time favourite is Spirited Away. Lately, I haven't been watching many serial anime so I'm hoping to catch up. Some anime I am watching now: Axis Powers HETALIA, Katekyoshi Hitman REBORN, One Piece and Fullmetal Alchemist.

Cute things are lovely! Especially Hello Kitty and Sanrio. I have been collecting Hello Kitty since I was only a wee toddler. I love Rilakuma and San-X characters. I am a fan of Disney, particularly the old, classic animated movies, but I also love all the new Pixar movies too!

Dolls, toys and figurines are such a wonderful collector items! Sylvian Families are gorgeous and I only wish the new ones were made like the ones from my childhood. Pullip and Dal dolls are super cute! I like pretty porcelain figurines too! They're so delicate and beautiful.

Some random things I like - mushrooms! Lace, crochet & embroidery.

Airplanes/Aeroplanes - my dream is to own one and fly one when I can afford it. I've wanted to be a pilot since I was little. An unusual dream for a little girl, but flying is something impossible that human beings have conquered. Not perfectly. Yet. But I have faith in technology. I love trains too. Old steam engines are the best! Oh! And buses too! I cannot wait until the day I step onto a London Double Decker!

Bookshelves - I had a difficult time picking one for my room. I like wallpaper. I wish I could have wallpaper rooms again! I like china and porcelain, too! My mother gave me an incomplete set of Daisy teacups and saucers from France and an incomplete set of cream teacups and saucers also from France, to start my collecting. I've been eyeing a Willow patterned dinner set from England that my mother has hidden in the kitchen. I like collecting china and cute cutlery.


My journal is not a Friends Only journal so please feel free to add me. But please comment here, if you would like to be added back



You can find my blog here,
my Japanese practise blog here,
my poupeegirl here
and sales/purchases feedback here.



"Les enfants seuls savent ce qu'ils cherchent."
 
 
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 かいり
05 January 2011 @ 04:08 pm

★図書官

last update: 2011年03月17日
BOOKSHELF

LOUISE MAY ALCOTT
Little Women

ISABEL ALLENDE
The House of the Spirits

MUIR RAJ ANAND
Untouchable

J. M. BARRIE
Peter Pan

L. FRANK BAUM
Wizard of Oz

FRANK BEDDOR
Looking Glass Wars

ENID BLYTON
The Wishing Chair
The Wishing Chair Again

DAN BROWN
The Da Vinci Code

FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
Little Princess
The Secret Garden

LEWIS CARROLL
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Through the Looking Glass

SUSANNA CLARKE
Jonathan Strange and Mr Norell Series
Volume 1: Mr. Norrell
Volume 2: Jonathan Strange
Volume 3: John Uskglass

EOIN COLFER
Artemis Fowl Series
Artemis Fowl
The Arctic Incident
The Eternity Code
The Opal Deception
The Lost Colony
The Time Paradox
Other
The Supernaturalist

ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Study in Scarlet
The Adeventures of Sherlock Holmes

LAURA ESQUIVEL
Like Water for Chocolate

F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
The Great Gatsby

CORNELIA FUNKE
The Thief Lord

NEIL GAIMAN
Stardust

PETER GOLDSWORTHY
Maestro

KENNETH GRAHAME
The Wind in the Willows

ODO HIRSH
Bartlett Series
Bartlett and the Ice Voyage
Bartlett and the City of Flames
Bartlett and the Forest of Plenty
Bartlett and the Island of Kings
Other

ANTHONY HOROWITZ
Alec Rider Series
Stormbreaker
Point Blanc
Skeleton Key
Eagle Strike
Scorpia
Ark Angel

CATHERINE JINKS
Evil Genius

DIANA WYNNE JONES
Chrestomanci Series
Charmed Life
The Lives of Christopher Chant
Witch Week
The Wizards of Caprona
Mixed Magics
Conrad's Fate
The Pinhoe Egg
Howl's Moving Castle Series
Howl's Moving Castle
Castle in the Air
House of Many Ways
Other
The Merlin Conspiracy
Eight Days of Luke

DAVID MALOUF
Fly Away Peter

VLADMIR NABOKOV
Lolita

JENNY NIMMO
Children of the Red King Series
Midnight for Charlie Bone
The Time Twister
The Blue Boa

EDGAR ALLEN POE
The Dupin Mysteries

MANUEL PUIG
Kiss of the Spider Woman

PHILIP PULLMAN
The Tin Princess

J. K. ROWLING
Harry Potter Series
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

NAWAL EL SAADAWI
Woman at Point Zero

ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY
Le Petit Prince (French)

JOHN STEINBECK
The Grapes of Wrath

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Treasure Island

BRAM STOKER
Dracula

PATRICK SUSKIND
Perfume

MARK TWAIN
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

J. R. R TOLKIEN
Lord of the Rings Trilogy
The Fellowship of the Ring
The Two Towers
The Return of the King

CATHERINE WEBB
Horatio Lyle Series
The Extraordinary and Unusual Adventures of Horatio Lyle
The Obsidian Dagger
The Doomsday Machine

SCOTT WESTERFELD
Leviathan Trilogy
Leviathan
Behemoth



DIGITAL LIBRARY

FRANCIS HODGSON BURNETT
Little Lord Fauntleroy
The Lost Prince

CHARLES DICKENS
David Copperfield
Great Expectations
A Tale of Two Cities
Oliver Twist

ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
A Study in Scarlet
The Sign of Four
The Valley of Fear
The Hound of the Baskervilles
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
The Return of Sherlock Holmes
His Last Bow

F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
This Side of Paradise

VICTOR HUGO
Les Miserables
The Man Who Laughs

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

JULES VERNE
Around the World in Eighty Days
A Journey to the Centre of the Earth
The Moon-Voyage
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
A Voyage in a Balloon

HERBET GEORGE WELLS
The Invisible Man
Tales of Space and Time
The Time Machine
The War in the Air
The War of the Worlds
The World Set Free

OSCAR WILDE
The Happy Prince and other stories
The Importance of Being Earnest
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and other stories
The Picture of Dorian Gray



WISHLIST
Eight Days of Luke by Diana Wynne Jones
The Homeward Bounders by Diana Wynne Jones
The Game by Diana Wynne Jones
Enchanted Glass by Diana Wynne Jones
Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex by Eoin Colfer
Airman by Eoin Colfer
Le Petit Prince (French) by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The Ingenious Edgar Jones by Elizabeth Garner
Never Where by Neil Gaiman
Stardust by Neil Gaiman

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norell Series by Susanna Clarke
Le Petit Nicolas Series (French) by Sempe & Goscinny
Le Petit Nicolas
Le Petit Nicolas et Les Copains
Les Recres du Petit Nicolas
Le Petit Nicolas a des Ennuis
Les Vacances Du Petit Nicolas
Mortal Engines Series by Philip Reeve
Mortal Engines
Predator's Gold
Infernal Devices
A Darkling Plain
Laws of Magic Series by Michael Pryor
Blaze of Glory
Heart of Gold
Word of Honour Time of Trial
Moment of Truth
Hour of Need
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05 January 2011 @ 03:35 pm



クローゼット ★ リスト

last update: 2011年05月23日

ANGELIC PRETTY
SOLD Cherry Berry Bunny OP in Black
SOLD Dream Cherry JSK in Black
SOLD Dreamy Dollhouse Round Collar JSK in Pink
Dreamy Dollhouse OP in Mint
French Cafe Ribbon JSK in Blue
Holy Night Story JSK in White SOLD
SOLD Milky-Chan Jewellery JSK in Brown
SOLD Milky-Chan Ribbon JSK in Brown
SOLD Miracle Candy Tier JSK in Black
SOLD Star Night Theatre JSK Set in Black
Sweet Jam OP in Black
SOLD Sweet Jam OP in Yellow
SELLING* Wonder Cookie JSK in Sax

BABY, THE STARS SHINE BRIGHT AND ALICE & THE PIRATES
Chocolate Fascinate Fairytale Chocolierre JSK in Beige
Little Kitty Bouquet JSK in Red
St. Mephisto JSK in Ivory

EMILY TEMPLE CUTE
Biscuit JSK in Pink
Books Print JSK in Pink
SOLD Duckies JSK in Blue
Fruit & Vegetable Basket JSK in Yellow
Jam Jar Border Print JSK in Red
Ladies Print OP in Black
Pippi Check BAG in Red
Pippi Print JSK in White
Strawberry Dot JSK in Green
Toys BAG in Red

INNOCENT WORLD
Alphabet Rose Maxi JSK in Green
Dolce JSK in Chocolat
Forest Harvest JSK in Beige
Goblin Rabbit JSK in Black
Lauretta Long JSK in Chocolate
Rasiel OP in Wine
Rococco Rose Border Long JSK in Chocolate
SOLD Strawberry Field JSK in Milk Tea
Snow White Storybook JSK in Black
Teddy Bear Applique JSK in Navy
Violin JSK in Chocolat

METAMORPHOSE TEMPS DE FILLE
SOLD Cat Print SKT in Black
Dobby Stripe Long Sleeve Dress in Antique White
Nostalgic Chessboard JSK in Green
Old Emblem High Waist JSK in Black
SELLING* Popping Balloon OP in Off-White
Popping Balloon JSK in Off-White
SELLING* Romantica Train JSK in Green
Romantica Train OP in Green
Romantica Train Headbow in Green
Romantica Train Mini Dress-Hat in Green
Strawberry Cream Pinafore JSK in Off-White
Tales of the Wood Pinafore JSK in Off-White
Vintage Cherry Broad JSK in Black

OTHER
N/A

PENDING
N/A

RESERVED/UNPAID
N/A



Poupee Wardrobe

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 かいり
05 January 2011 @ 03:28 pm



ウィッシュ ★ リスト

last update: 2011年08月23日

ANGELIC PRETTY
French Biscuit Shoulder Bag in Brown
Hanikami Bear Shoulder Bag in Brown
Holy Night Story Regular JSK in Green
Honey Cake Round Collar JSK in Yellow
Little Bear's Cafe High-Waist JSK in Brown
Lyrical Bunny 2-Way Bag in White

BABY, THE STARS SHINE BRIGHT/ALICE & THE PIRATES
Alice's Portrait JSK in Bordeaux
Blooming Snow White JSK in Off-White or Mint
The Dream In Midsummer Night JSK II in Ivory
The Scent of Rapunzel JSK I in Green

EMILY TEMPLE CUTE
Jam Jar (Non-border Print) Shirred JSK in Red
*Mr. British Bunny Shirred Halter-neck JSK in Grey or Black or Off-White
Wonderland Print JSK in Off-White or Grey or Black

INNOCENT WORLD
Angel Tiered Long OP in Chocolate
Beatrice Long JSK in Beige
Heart Ribbon Satchel Bag in Brown
Lauretta Rose Long JSK in Ecru
Linderhof Long JSK in Bordeaux
London Stripe Tiered JSK in Milk Tea
Ribbon Sleeve A-Line OP in Chocolate or Black
Sailor Collar A-line OP in Navy, Chocolate or Grey

METAMORPHOSE TEMPS DE FILLE
Blooming Garden Corsage Pinafore JSK in Yellow
Pin-Tuck Chiffon OP (2010) in Black or Off-White

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 かいり
30 July 2010 @ 03:43 pm


Taken from tammyly 's tumblr

The BBC believes most people will have read only 6 of the 100.

01 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
02 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien
03 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
04 Harry Potter series - JK Rowling
05 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
06 The Bible
07 Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
08 Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
09 His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
10 Great Expectations - Charles Dickens

11 Little Women - Louisa M Alcott
12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
13 Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare
15 Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
16 The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien
17 Birdsong - Sebastian Faulk
18 Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger
19 The Time Traveler’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch - George Eliot

21 Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell
22 The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald
23 Bleak House - Charles Dickens
24 War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
27 Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
29 Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
30 The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame

31 Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
32 David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
33 Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis
34 Emma - Jane Austen
35 Persuasion - Jane Austen
36 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - CS Lewis
37 The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres
39 Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
40 Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne

41 Animal Farm - George Orwell
42 The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney - John Irving
45 The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
46 Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery
47 Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
48 The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood
49 Lord of the Flies - William Golding
50 Atonement - Ian McEwan

51 Life of Pi - Yann Martel
52 Dune - Frank Herbert
53 Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
54 Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
55 A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth
56 The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57 A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
58 Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime - Mark Haddon
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

61 Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
62 Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
63 The Secret History - Donna Tartt
64 The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold
65 Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
66 On The Road - Jack Kerouac
67 Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy
68 Bridget Jones’s Diary - Helen Fielding
69 Midnight’s Children - Salman Rushdie
70 Moby Dick - Herman Melville

71 Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
72 Dracula - Bram Stoker
73 The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
74 Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson
75 Ulysses - James Joyce
76 The Inferno – Dante
77 Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome
78 Germinal - Emile Zola
79 Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
80 Possession - AS Byatt

81 A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
82 Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
83 The Color Purple - Alice Walker
84 The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
85 Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
86 A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
87 Charlotte’s Web - EB White
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
90 The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton

91 Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
92 The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
93 The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
94 Watership Down - Richard Adams
95 A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
96 A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute
97 The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
98 Hamlet - William Shakespeare
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl
100 Les Miserables - Victor Hugo

So, while I have not read many, it seems I am not BBC's "most people". I have read about 30 of the 100 books/plays. How strange! Most of them are children's classics. And how ridiculous, putting Hamlet and All of Shakespeare's works on the one list - those who have read all his works have undoubtedly read Hamlet! That's silly!
 
 
 
 かいり
21 May 2009 @ 06:25 pm

ブランド ★ リスト

last update: 2011年02月03日

MAJOR BRANDS

ALICE AND THE PIRATES [link]
baby's side brand. alice and the pirates aims at a slightly more gothic audience. their influences are victorian aristocratic. their styles are darker & again slightly more sophisticated than baby's main line brand. they sell alot of aristocratic clothing, including breeches, shirts, & darker print skirts & jumperskirts. price ranges similar to the main line baby brand.
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ANGELIC PRETTY [link]
A well-known brand of lolita fashion, Angelic Pretty produce some of the most wanted prints in the lolita world. Their designs are very fluffy & cute! They are known affectionately as AP, & their style is sweet & deco lolita. While ap items can be a bit expensive, it is clearly visible why it is so. although not top tailor level, the quality of the dresses are quite high. Their fabrics tend to be thicker & soft, & the jumperskirts & onepieces mostly come with a built-in pannier or inner skirt. Detail is obviously one of ap's best selling points. Their items are often desgined sporting cute little details like ribbons, pearls, motifs, lace & such cute things. Their prints are thought about deeply & they make their items available in a wide range of colours, to suit a wide range of styles & tastes. They have a lovely English website but things from the Japanese website do not always make it to the English one. Also, the english orders are usually handled by AP, then by an in between delivery center, so sometimes it takes a while longer to order & for parcels to actually arrive at the destination.
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BABY, THE STARS SHINE BRIGHT [link]
Another popular brand, Baby (as they are often known), makes some beautiful prints. Their style is probably a little more sophisticated than AP's style, drawing a little from the classical style of lolita. Prints are usually drawn from cute animals, delicate flowers and beautiful characters. Their style is best described as sweet & classic. The prints are more mild & subtle & their details are less extravagant. They have a similar price range as AP. Furthermore, many of their items are made in Japan.
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EMILY TEMPLE CUTE [link]
A cute otome, casual style lolita brand, known fondly as Emikyu! Cute prints that are not as cluttered as AP or Baby but clean and neat. They vary from Rabbits, to bows, to Macarons and other cute items. Their style is a little more casual, and in general, the skirts and skirt area of dresses tend to be narrower than most over-the-top lolita brands. The sizes tend to be on the smaller side and Emikyu dresses often do not come with shirring. Also, I believe, all their dresses are made in Japan, which may account for the prices being quite high. Most notable about this brand is the lack of a unified online store and website. Only individual shop blogs are available. This means a difficult time for international buyers since there is no overseas webshop. A shopping service is required to purchase from Emikyu.
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INNOCENT WORLD [link]
A wonderful classic lolita brand. Innocent World brings back some olden day romantic clothing, usually in a child-like style. Their clothes are high quality & the fabrics they use are gentle & soft. The dresses are in simple styles, with little superfluous detail on the dresses. The details lay in their prints. Their prints remind us of a Victorian child's toybox & lifestyle, full of wooden toys, porcelain dolls & dollhouses, tea parties & other such innocent & simple past times. The price you pay for Innocent World items are quite expensive, especially for such light items. But it's important to note, that some Innocent World items are made in Japan. Their dresses do not have built in panniers usually, but they do have satin linings. Innocent World now have a wonderfully easy to use English website. It contains everything available on the Japanese website, including the same sales.
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METAMORPHOSE TEMPS DE FILLE [link]
A cute brand from Japan, knwon to girls as Meta. They are girls who make clothes for other girls. Their clothing ranges many styles, from sweet, deco, classic and even vintage lolita! Their prints vary from style to style. They have animal prints, fruit prints, flower prints & sweets prints. Their price bracket is a little lower than Tnnocent World, AP & Baby, but their quality is very much on par. Their details, like bows & waist ties, are usually all removable, leaving the choice up to the owner, whether they want everything on, or off. Their english site is run by the actual company itself, not by an external unit. They ship from directly from the company, not through a delivery center (like AP). Sometimes, if a member orders enough, they earn points on their system, which one can use as credit next time they purchase from Meta. One downside: when using credit card the items purchased must be addressed to the owner of the card. so if you use your mother's card, the parcel should be addressed to your mother! Their parcels arrive quickly & well-packaged, so be prepared to receive your items soon after you place an order!
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INDIE BRANDS

ANNA HOUSE (Hong Kong) [link]
An indie lolita brand, gaining more & more exposure recently for their items. Anna House is located in Hong Kong & they sell their own lolita items. Their items are fair priced, & is good for the first step to move up from being a starter lolita. Basically, their items are what you pay for. While the quality is not horrendous, it is not as high quality as the major brands. Their designs are very simple as are their prints (when they have prints). They tend towards the sweet lolita side, most of their items being shown in baby pink or blue. They are great for accessories when you don't want to pay US$50 for a pair of socks or a hairbow. They are good to communicate with & have reasonable shipping (as they only use registered parcel).
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BODYLINE (China/Japan) [link]
Bodyline is a starter lolita brand. their items are made in china and are average quality depending on what you buy. their items are cheap & they do some replicas of AP & Innocent World. It's a good place to buy a jumperskirt, a skirt or a blouse to see if you like the lolita style! They have many items, ranging in style & colour. They also have items that a well-immersed lolita would buy. Things like a skirt to wear on everyday, hair bows, simple accessories & such (because most people would not want to wear a $350 dress around for everyday!) Their fabrics are a little harsher than the other brands but their panniers are great if you want to buy an extra one for that extra POOF!
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DEAR CELINE (China) [link]
Dear Celine have established for themselves a large China fan base. The quality of their items are really quite high, regarding the tailoring & their materials. Their style is sweet & classical. Their items have a very elegant touch but are also cute, too. They have a nice range of designs & fabrics, including velveteen, cotton, satin & such. They have a few cute prints (all which sold out quickly) and simple design. Their selling point is the fact that they do custom made sizing over a range of styles. Dear Celine often have new styles coming out & sometimes old styles are re-released for those who missed out the first time. After the item is made, shipping is incredibly fast, using Chinese EMS (equivalent to the Japanese EMS). You can get the items straight from their TaoBao site or for English or International orders, their agent is qutieland (qcute ). Dear Celine is highly recommended for those who are trying out lolita, can't find their size with brand items or are looking for more different styles.
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MEW (Korea)
A cute Korean indie designer. MEW makes all the designs herself from print to dress style! So far she has released several prints including Crown Ribbon, Strawberry Cream and Lief. Crown Ribbons is available as a jumperskirt which is made of a velveteen fabric. A simple design, the main feature is the crown & ribbon print at the bottom of the jumperskirt. It comes in a variety of classic colours. The dress is very elegant classic style. Her second design is Strawberry Cream. A cute, sweet design, the print incoporates strawberries, sweets, cakes, cream & other goodies. The print comes on a jumperskirt & on a onepiece, in a few colours. Her latest work, Lief, reminds us of a sweet country garden with soft pastel colours and also black. Very adorable.
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LIEF (Korea) [link]
Mew and Lief's joint brand (?). This little korean indie brand makes beautiful indie prints! Their prints are wide ranging including their first collaboration print - Gardenberry Rabbit and Crochet (a mori/foresty style), their second print Aster Cafe (country/sweet style), Royal Ornament Regimental Stripe (a military lolita style) and their latest print, Sacred Night (long gothic/classical style). Their products are high quality and not lacking anything that the major brands have. Beautiful and detailed photoshoots and photos give the buyer reassurance as to the item's appearance. With beautiful, simple dress and skirt designs and cuts coupled with gorgeous unique prints, Lief is a worthy brand from which to purchase.
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13 May 2009 @ 08:49 pm

音楽 ★ リスト

last update: 2010年11月20日

WHAT'S PLAYING?

[CHINESE] Tizzy Bac
[CHINESE] 王若琳 (Joanna Wang)
[CHINESE] 張懸 (Deserts Zhang)

[ENGLISH] Ally Kerr
[ENGLISH] Maximo Park
[ENGLISH] Franz Ferdinand
[ENGLISH] Sara Bareilles

[EUROPEAN] Anna Bergendahl
[EUROPEAN] Daniel Diges
[EUROPEAN] Tom Dice

[JAPANESE] KRA
[JAPANESE] SID
[JAPANESE] 宇多田ヒカル (Utada Hikaru)
[JAPANESE] 近藤隆 (Kondo Takashi)

[KOREAN] CN Blue
[KOREAN] Witches
[KOREAN] 이준기 (Lee Jun Ki)
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13 May 2009 @ 06:44 pm

マンガ ★ リスト

last update: 2010年08月23日

READING
D.Gray-Man
Fullmetal Alchemist
Hetalia
Kateikyoushi Hitman Reborn
Kingdom Hearts II
Saiyuki Ibun
Saiyuki Reload
Saiyuki Reload Blast

COMPLETE
.hack//Legend of Twilight
Death Note
Dream Saga
Kingdom Hearts
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories
Pita-Ten
Saiyuki
Saiyuki Gaiden
Samurai Champloo
Trash

PENDING
Mushishi

STOPPED
+anima
Alice 19th
Bleach
DNAngel
Kilala Princess
Rozen Maiden
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13 May 2009 @ 06:41 pm

アニメ ★ リスト

last update: 2011年01月05日

CURRENT
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Hetalia
Kateikyoushi Hitman Reborn
One Piece

FILM
Castle in the Sky
Grave of the Fireflies
Howl's Moving Castle
Kiki's Delivery Service
My Neighbour Totoro
Pom Poko
Ponyo on a Cliff by the Sea
Porco Rosso
Spirited Away
Tales from Earthsea
The Castle of Cagliostro
The Cat Returns

FINISH
Air Gear
Bakumatsu
Black Blood Brothers
Darker Than Black
Durarara!
Fullmetal Alchemist
Mushishi
Nabari no Ou
Ouran High School Host Club
Princess Princess
Read or Die
Saiyuki
Saiyuki Reload
Saiyuki Reload Gunlock
Samurai Champloo

HIATUS
Bleach
Chocolate Underground
D.Gray-Man

PENDING
07 Ghost (Spring 2009)
Arakawa Under the Bridge (Spring 2010)
Baccano!
Code Geass Season 1
Code Geass Season 2
Death Note
Dennou Coil
Devil May Cry
Elemental Gelade
Genji Monogatari Senenki (Winter 2009)
Higashi no Eden (Spring 2009)
House of Five Leaves (Spring 2010)
Kaidan Restaurant (Autumn 2009)
Kuroshitsuji
Kuroshitsuji II
Last Exile
Miracle Train (Autumn 2009)
Nodame Cantabile
Tegami Bachi (Autumn 2009)
The Borrower Arrietty (Film, 2010)
Winter SOnata (Autumn 2009)
Working! (Spring 2010)
Zoku Natsume Yuujinchou (Winter 2009)

STOPPED
Kaze no Stigma
Loveless
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