Archive for the ‘Clothes’ Category

Things I have my eye on……..

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Hello
It seems I have a “need” to constantly browse Japanese clothing, I just recently was put back to dial up speed and I think I actually had withdrawals when I couldnt do this at least once a day*L*
Here are the things that are catching my eye just now
Balcony and Bed are always beautiful, but this wonderful Liberty print is killing me
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This very sensible looking, for me at least, bag from Beaure, it even has a matching wallet
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Mother too always has things that I drool over, but these cute little socks and this top are my current favourites
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oh and this top as well, I love the gentle fall of it and the subtle writing, rather beautiful
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Ive decided the only thing I can have from all this loveliness is the sensible bag, there are times in life when you just need a bag that isnt shaped like an animal or covered in eye catching pattern!   Maybe if I make some things to sell I can justify one more thing………………..
PS if you are looking for any of these brands, try out Rakuten in English translation mode, many of the shops now ship international.

Its more shoes….

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Hello
With Winter coming I am supposed to be finding a pair of plain brown boots to replace the pair I have with a hole in them……….like these Koos
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or perhaps these from Jeffrey Campbell
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They are both good practical Winter boots, brown………….however, I just keep getting distracted by things like these from Minnetonka
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I see myself padding about in moccasins, maybe tracking deer?
or something very strappy from RNA-N
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more Jeffrey Campbell
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Or these Jane Marple four straps, which for me are the Holy Grail of shoes
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Ive taken so long to decide of course that at least two of these have sold out, I think its the black strappy Jeffrey Campbell ones that are winning, but they arent boots are they?

Jane Marple

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

Here is another favourite Japanese brand Jane Marple I think my life would be complete if I could own one of these squashy little boaters, but it is singularly difficult stuff to get your hands on outside of Japan unfortunately.
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I simply adore the shoes, one day I will time it just right and be in Japan when these are in store, one day………..
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Nesessaire is killing me!

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Hello
I think this just might be my favourite brand at the moment Nesessaire (look here to find shops that ship internationally).  Such a beautiful blend of the old and the new and all that gorgeous delicate detailing, lace, pintucking, embroidery, there is so much I love I never know where to stop.
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Doesn’t this look just like something the Bloomsbury set would have worn?
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I so wanted this mad polka dot number
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and this 1920’s sailor looking one
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The embroidery on these is divine
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I did cave in and buy this one and the lace is just as fine and beautiful as it looks, the velvet bows on the sleeves are such a cute touch as well
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I loved the necklaces that came out at the same time
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And these odd little sash things that came out, such high romance
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Well, I guess I had better stop, take a long browse at their website, its full of much more loveliness, I often find my prints are inspired by these clothes, just to finish off though, I think this may be the perfect bag for my JamFancy brand!
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Boy Hero's sort of

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Hello
Once again Paul got some very odd things for Valentines.
He was very chuffed with his little mascot bandit chef
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and got a good laugh out of his “Farty Boy Hero” as well
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My gift is still waiting to come into stock, its from the brand Mother, I hope it does come back in, I fell in love with the back of this dress, it seemed rather Jane Austen to me
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Hope you all had fine Valentines Days!

Love Muchacha

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Thought I would share one of my favourite Japanese brands Muchacha
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I think they may have started out as a brand for kids clothes, but now, wonderfully, they do kiddy size and adult!  I have about three of their dresses now and a wonderful big doll as well.
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Look at all the cute for this season.
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This one above is a brooch, Im a bit tempted to get her……
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Pop over to their website for so much more!  I could barely choose which things were cutest, I didnt even get into the hats*L*
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Christina

Shoes naturally

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Hello
Well, Christmas is pretty much over and if you are lucky and generous relatives gave you cash for Christmas, your thoughts may be turning to……shoes, naturally!
Here are some of my current favourites:
Mina Perhonen, I saw these in Japan, but they were way out of my price range, Im never certain about Western boots, but these had butterflies
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More Mina I think
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these are from Poti, very cute and extremely well priced
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Jeffry Campbell
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These adorable boots from Cocue, that I am struggling not to buy
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and these strappy but Im hoping infinitely practical and comfy shoes from Birkenstock as seen at Clevernettle that I did cave in over and buy
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and just in case any of these seem a bit tempting to you, they can usually be found by doing a search at Rakuten, which wonderfully allows for us international shoppers to get access to Japanese goodies.

Little Baskets

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Hello
Thought I would just go with whatever has obsessed me on my morning internet browse, today it is cute little Japanese decorated baskets.  This seems to be part of the “Mori Girl” look which I think means “forest”.  I know hardly anything about it, I just love how it looks though, here are some of the bags that caught my attention, this one is from Nesessaire
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This one has fur……….not sure about that
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this one only has the tiniest bit of basket showing, but my goodness I love it, I have no idea of the brands of these at all though
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and just look at these Mori Girls for total cuteness!
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While hunting about for more baskets this morning I came across these three wonderful websites, Im still browsing through them even as I type
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and Natural Beauty and Forest Fashion
If like me this makes you mad to actually buy some of this stuff, try here its a sort of Japanese shopping hub and Ive had a lot of luck just typing in a brand or style and you can then buy internationally.
Okay, Im off to finish browsing all the cuteness!

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