Autumn hues all ready?

Hello! Sorry it's been while. I'm back to lifeguarding again to save up for my move to Japan, which is a lot of fun, but demands a lot of concentration.

I haven't prepared anything fancy, just some outfit coordination ideas...

I was pleasantly surprised, how well AP matches Baby's brown! I am usually worried there will be a color difference.

This Alice Beardsley coordinate was inspired by a faux 'rabbit' muffler I found at a rummage sale for $1. The deep burgundy-wine color was the same as my jsk set, so I thought it would make a great cold-weather coordinate.

Last but not least, I paired my Baby cardi over a solid red Jsk, which brought out the red ribbon embroidery really nicely, I think.

And that's about it for now! I'm happy to be in a colder climate again, where I can play with layers...

5 prints that should happen right now!

With all the dresses that have been released over the years- literally, thousands- you'd think that brands have made all the prints there are to make. Lately, brands seem to piggy back eachother, reinventing whatever print their rivals made last season. 

Is it possible that designers are in a rut? I sat down and brain stormed things I'd like to see in lolita prints, that haven't been done before. Here's what I came up with.

#1: Mickey and Minnie Mouse.

Make yourself at home!

Well, after almost two months of separation, today our personal belongings were delivered! We were afraid that everything was lost, but at long last we were reunited and able to move on with our life. 

Today I set myself to the task of sprucing up my room, since I've been in empty rooms and hotels! I worked with odds and ends I had- an old calendar, magazines, and clothing tags- to lend my signature to my new room. 

Vulpes vulpes.

Today, my Honey Cake Jsk came in! I was worried it would be too 'print overload' with my cream and brown polkadot blouse, but it's not so bad...

Honestly, I haven't had such great experiences with Angelic Pretty. Normally their items dont fit me right, or the material is too thin for my liking, but this is a seriously nice dress.
I was pleasantly surprised when I tried it on, for the most part. The print is adorable and full of details, without being overwhelming. The milk carton has the nutrition facts on the side, things like that.

I like how this print leans more towards Emily Temple cute's designs, which are a more 'demure' sort of cute to me. It's not radical/sugar high/in your face sweet, as AP tends to go.
AND I love bibbed Jsks. And it fits me well. So it passes. You win this time, AP. Now please direct me to that adorable matching Honey Bear jewelry...

Speaking of jewelry, here is another treasure I found, while wandering the local mall...

Fox earrings! I love foxes, but it's actually hard to find fox-themed things. In the spirit of rare fox items, I made an Etsy treasury celebrating my favorite member of the canine family.

Etsy is quite addictive. I never cared for it before, until I started adding people to my 'circle' and watching Treasuries. Then it became a treasure hunt for cool items.

Is anybody else on Etsy? I'm cherielavendre, I'll add you to my circle!