Friday, August 17, 2012

Otakon 2012: Revenge of the Frill

Well, the aftermath of Otakon has simmered down. It wasn't my most eventful year, honestly, I wasn't even committed to going until 3 hours before pre-registration closed. So I didn't have any cosplays lined up or time to buy part of a new outfit, but it was fun weekend nonetheless.
The first day, Friday, I was going to the EGL tea party, which was gothic themed this year. So I opted to wear Alice and The Pirate's Beauty and the Rose Promise, which I hadn't gotten out of the closet since nearly this time last year.

JSK: Beauty and the Rose Promise by Alice and The Pirates
Parasol: Alice and the Pirates
Purse: Putumayo
Boots: Bordello
Tights: Sock Dreams

 The tea party was a nice little lolita event, considering Otakon was definitely lacking in programs for the frillies this year. There was a little gift exchange, and a decent selection of teas and light food. Whenever I go to a formal tea, I am always interested to see what can be made into a tiny sandwich.

(last two photos courtesy of Petrina Cheng)

Later that night was the fashion show. It was a smaller event this year, and was missing my favorite American designer, Morrigan NYC, sadly. But it definitely was run much more smoothly and was still a good show. I was particularly fond of I Do Declare and Haenuli's designs.

On Saturday, I decided to brighten things up a bit and go for a bittersweet look (quite similar to the one I posted here!)

 JSK: DoL Fantastic Dolly Replica
Cardigan: Sourpuss Clothing
Purse: Cambridge Satchel Co.
Boots: Bodyline
Tights: eBay

 I didn't really go to many panels Saturday, mostly shopped Artist's Alley and hung out with friends. There was so much lovely deco jewelry, it was very difficult to contain myself. Somehow, I managed to not spend all my money in the face of purple accessories.

Sunday was just a short "see everyone and everything one last time", so I abandoned my hair extensions and wore a comfy kodona-ish outfit.

Hat: Hats in the Belfrey
Vest, shirt: TJ Maxx
Bow: Bodyline 
Bloomers: Handmade
Shoes: Bodyline
Purse: Putumayo
Bloomers are the best pants now. I've been wear bloomers with opaque tights are casual wear ever since c:
I've still got so many photos from meetup and such to dump this month! And my roommates and I are currently setting up an Etsy store to sell our handmade jewelry and hats so, expect to be spammed with spookygoods soon, darlings!


  1. Lovely coordinates! I'm glad you had a good time!

  2. Nice outfits. :) Loved the hat btw!

  3. Your outfits look great! And the tea party looked very elegant. :)

  4. Bawww, I love the bloomerstightsflats combo. I think you have just given me the inspiration I needed to buy a pair of flats for myself ^_^ I love your casual look

    1. I've always kinda struggled to find casual looks that are still me...just less me, ha!

  5. You look so beautiful in this pictures. Your posts are always inspiring, it is a pity we cannot read you more frequently, but of course I know is not that easy to fond time enough.

    Well, regards form Spain!

  6. Gorgeous!! I'm also in deep smit with your Sunday outfit. :) We'll be sharing your excellent pictures on our Tumblr around Tuesday-ish, so keep an eye on! <3

  7. Lovely photos!Love the photos you shared!The dresses are so cute!Your first dress is my favorite!

  8. OMG I really love your coord with the Beauty and the Rose Promise dress !

    I really love your tights ! Do you think is it still possible to order for one pair like this ?

    1. Do you think is it this ? In bronze color ? :x It doesn't look the same color right ? :x


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