Fashion Show: Baby, the Stars Shine Bright 2105 NYC

So excited about this post!!! My first real video to share with everyone. I’ll tell you more about Waku Waku another day. I want to cut right to the chase – the Baby, the Stars Shine Bright Fashion Show. It was simply fantastic!! See for yourself:

I have two favorites from the show – the new Halloween print of a nightmare candy factory and the new heart apron in a mix of red and white. Adorable. Plus so many ouji looks!!!!!! Must say that Milky Train is growing on me. Never really paid much attention to it, but you know, boy style. I almost melted when Yani waves Kuma Kumya chan’s hands. But what I want more than anything is the cape Yura wears in the final look. My need is strong.

Music: Bright Trance Night

Lucky Pack: Baby, the Stars Shine Bright 2015 Fukubukuro

My Second Christmas arrived this week!! I received my Baby, the Stars Shine Bright Happy Pack and was so freakin excited once I got a glimpse inside that I actually gave myself a monster case of the hiccups.  So much pink!!!

lucky pack included pink jsk, cape and skirt from baby, the stars shine bright

baby the stars shine bright pink chiffon jsk with partial shirringlook at the sparkle on the pink chiffonbunny ear pink knit cape !!!baby the stars shine bright chocolate skirtIts scary how perfect this lucky pack is for me. I have been wanting more solid color dresses and hadn’t yet added a pink one to my wardrobe. Problem solved.

As for the cape, it is going to be hard to even take it off I love it so much. I was eying it for so long but never bought it. Problem solved.

Well and the Douce Chocolatier skirt makes me a little sentimental. I was way over my budget when the NYC Baby store opened in the summer and was drooling over the JSK with this print that day. Now having the skirt makes me feel like I was able to step back in time, just a bit, and have a memento I missed out on previously. Problem solved.

alice and the pirates shorts salopette in blue tartan

  • Alice and the Pirates tartan salopette in blue
  • Baby blouse in white
  • Alice and the Pirates stripe hair ribbon in blue

why dont i have more alice and the pirates in my wardrobe?alice and the pirates logo charm on hair ribbon

Someone mentioned on the Lolita Updates Facebook page that they were impressed how the Happy Packs were really well coordinated. I have to totally agree. These were not random selections from what I have seen but really pulled together packs.

Like so many others I got the Alice and the Pirates tartan salopette. I know most people are dumping theirs on Lace Market but I have to say it is super duper cute. Surprisingly it fits me but not in a flattering way sadly. However, it has me inspired to make something similar for this summer. I just adore the plaid print with the rickrack and lace trim – and its shorts!!

The blouse is standard issue and small so nothing surprising there. I might cut up the collar and cuffs and rework it into a cutsew blouse that fits me. Another thing I have wanted to try for sometime but haven’t had the courage. I have too many project already going for now, so this can wait a little longer.

Bottom line for this year’s fukubukuro is that I made out like a bandit!! Between this pack and the IW pack I got crowns, chocolate and tons of pink. Feeling pretty spoiled right now (。・`ω´・。)

Baby the Stars Shine Bright Fashion Show – Part 1

welcome to the btssb fashion show

The ever lovely Grace braved a 3 hour train ride then joined me for another hour and half by car to make it down to AnimeNext on Saturday.  We were determined to see the Baby the Stars Shine Bright fashion show.  Well worth the journey.  The show was stunning.  Best of all, I love that the models are locals (mostly) from the J-Fashion scene in the Tri-State area.  Real girls with a real love for lolita.  That passion resonated on stage.

Somehow our loli-posse managed to score front row seats.  Yay!  Not so yay is the bad hair day and derp face I was making.  I look like a granny in a bow ( ̄へ ̄)

btssb fashion show front row seats

Now on to the show!  The show kicked off with Alice and the Pirates and concluded with Baby.  And who better to make the first grand entrance other than MC Melod¥ Doll herself!

Alice and the Pirates

mermaid in the jewelry box

Mermaid in the Jewelry Box (宝石箱のマーメイド柄) in Cream

ap trump alice onepiece

Trump Alice in Saxe Blue

ap clockwork aristo kitty

Clockwork Aristo Kitty (時計じかけのおすましキャット柄) in Black

ap white rabbit salopette

White Rabbit Salopette (時計うさぎのサロペット) in Camel

ginger doll jumper skirt and cape

Ginger Doll (ジンジャードール) in Black

alice and the pirates mens clothing

albert jacket and lace noir dress

Albert Jacket (アルバートジャケット) and Lace Noir Dress (レースノワールドレス) in Black

That concludes the Alice and the Pirates runway.  Will continue with the Baby runway in Part 2.