Showing posts with label Sweet. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sweet. Show all posts

Friday, 2 May 2014

Photos and Kawaii Cameras

Hey every cutie! I hope you are all well. I been looking at updating my Camera kits, and I happen to stubble across some super cute Cameras, They are so Kawaii! 

Am sure you all know of the cute instant Polaroid cameras that every one seems to have but I came across some other Films to use in them that is super sweet and also a other camera that are really adorable that I had to share them with you!

These films I found can be used for the Fuji Film Instax Polaroid cameras. Are these not just so pretty ! With the choice of shiny stars or candy pop polka dots! However they can be really costly to buy * sheds tears*



You can also get cute accessories to add to your camera to get cute colour effects with your camera such as attachments to change the filter of  the colour and lens that you can add on too.  How cute are these?!

You can also get attachments that look super cute as My melody and Hello Kitty that have a mirror on the lens attachment to match with the themed Fuji Films that you can buy.

The other colourful  item was the Holga Camera that comes in a range of colours and it was the most colourful one that got my attention. I was rather tempted to buy one myself but I think it would just sit on my desk and look pretty.  I just love that is super cheerful and happy looking am sure who ever you were taken a picture of would smile seeing such a cute Camera.


I really like the cuteness of this camera . It looks just like a toy one!
 I have no idea about them apart form they are your films cameras and would have to have to get the film sent away to be developed . I think they could be a lot of fun though. The other thing is they come in a range of colours too. So if you a kawaii lover or a keen photographer I think you would  like a camera like this!

Tartan <3

Friday, 11 April 2014

Kawaii Pastels fashion on the highstreet

Hello every cutie. 
How are you all doing. I thought I would share some Kawaii fashion finds that you can get on the local high street brands and some online retailers too. There is still a lot of Pastel shades in the shops. I guess with it bring spring every one likes to wear pastel shades.
And then there is me shying away from them and picking more bolder shades to wear, personally I do not think I suit pastel colours. But I do like looking at them and think they look super cute too.

 I spotted this cute powder pink cross over bag from Boohoo.com. And I love the shade and style of this bag and its a steal at a mere £15!

The other thing that has surfaced to the fashion world is the Wrapped skorts and skorts.
Looks like a wrapped/skirt but worn like shorts. These are not new, I used to own a pair once upon a time but what I love about them is the fact when there was no worry of the wind to catch your skirt . They are so Kawaii!  Yay! I hope they catch on again hehe.
Mind you am not very keen on the Wrap style.

The other thing that I found was cute beanie hats that still are found in the shops, no wonder it feels like spring and summer are so far away! Its not been a nice start to the year weather wise. But this spring themed daisy cosy beanie hat has caught my eye. It is so adorable looking.You can find it in River Island by the way.

A other cute bag I found was from Boohoo.com again. I find that place can be a hit or a miss but then I guess it depends on what you are buying however I saw this and thought it was super cute a Lavender shade back pack. I really like its colour and the over all style of it .

It would be pretty cool to use it as a school or collaged bag. And a nice change from the dull back ones. hehe.




To keep with the spring time pastel themes here I found this cute hair band. Which is rabbit ears with Daisy flower heads on the ears. from River island. Hehe its adorable and would make a cute hair statement and for a themed Easter picnic too.

There is so many cute things in the shops right now, its just a case of keeping a kawaii eye open.

Oh and don't forget about your chemists and make up sections in stores because they also have jumped into spring! With really nice pastel shades, colours and textures in nail polish and there is some really cute baby pinks in the blusher counters and sweet soft mints and baby blues for your eyes!
For example look at this stunning pallet by Barry M and its cute packaging too, Kyaa! 

I do like seeing these pastels and spring themed items at this time of the year - it gives a bit of hope to warmer weather to come and I look forward to wearing more dresses and skirts in the year too. Have you already picked up your pastel shades in your own styles and fashions or are you looking for more bold colours and prints for spring?!


Tartan 




Saturday, 22 February 2014

Kawaii Interview Time with Misadoll

Its Kawaii interview time every cutie! Today we have a very cute person to interview and they have so much to share with us that we are going to jump right into the interview! huhuh!
so lets get to it - Yattaa!

Hi , Hi please do tell us more about yourself!

 Hello!~ My name is Misadoll! I'm 23, and I work in video games production. Aside from that, I own a Japanese-inspired fashion brand Pastel Doll (https://www.facebook.com/pasteldoll666?fref=ts)  with my friends Kaidoll and Celestiadoll. I love Lolita Fashion, and I also really like Creepy Cute styles. 

Can you remember when and how did you get into Kawaii culture?

 Since I was a little girl, I've played video games, so I think those were the gateway into understanding more about Japanese culture and being interested in Japan generally. I started having an interest in anime, and later on in my life I started taking Japanese classes. After visiting Japan when I was 20, I was really hooked <3 It's a beautiful place and it's full of kawaii culture!

Hehe so your a Kawaii addict too?!
What did you find that appealed to you in Kawaii Culture?

copyright Pastel Doll
I like sweet things, and I think Lolita fashion is very elegant and beautiful. For me, it seems like kawaii culture builds communities of people with similar interests, and I think it's that sense of community that appeals to be me too.

Can you tell us what do word Kawaii mean to you ?

 Kawaii is something girls in Japan say A LOT. Kawaii is just the general essence of all things cute! I think it can apply to many different fashion styles, pieces of art, clothing and people! It's nice to hear such a positive word has become so popular <3

I love the sound of the word Kawaii myself , can you tell us what Kawaii styles would you say influence you and what would you say is your style?

I can never really settle on a particular style, and so I've got a mishmash of many subcultures in my wardrobe! My main fashion type is Lolita fashion and more recently, the Creepy Cute/Pastel Goth style. I also really like Fairy Kei, and have a fondness for Gyaru because it's a more grown up fashion. I love Ma*rs!

Where do you like to shop for your kawaii styles? ^^

 I usually buy a bunch of clothes in Japan and bring them back - Harajuku and Shibuya are amazing for cute fashion! I like Angelic Pretty for Lolita Fashion, and I own some items from GLAD NEWS and Ma*rs. And since I own Pastel Doll, I get all of my wigs from our store! <3 

WOAAH! that is so cool! Also I heard you won a model contest lately can you tell us more about it?

I did! It was all very exciting! Tokyo Royale is a store in Manchester specialising in alternative fashion, and they also have a range of Japan-inspired fashions. They hosted a modelling competition to be the face of the  brand, and to my surprise I won the contest! I was over the moon and very shocked, haha. I had a photoshoot with them not so long ago and it was really fun, I got to try on all sorts of cute clothes, and the other girls were really lovely too.

Sounds great congratulations , Can you give us a insight to what other Kawaii projects do you have planned?

For now my focus will be on Pastel Doll, I'm really excited to launch the store with my friends and I'm hoping people will really like our products. I want to bring this element of kawaii style to the UK and across the world! I love wigs, and I think ours are something new so I can't wait to show them to everyone. Stay tuned as we'll be launching sometime in the coming months!

OH can not wait to see how that works out for you *Excited* .Since being into Kawaii Culture would you say the way you do some things likes of your hair and make up ,Have they changed over time?

 I would say so definitely! Originally, I was a goth and only wore black, so becoming interesting in kawaii fashion has definitely changed my style a lot! My hair is very long at the moment with milky tea highlights, but over the years I've had many unnatural styles. My make-up is a little more subtle now for daily wear but when I'm going out or doing a cosplay, I bring out the circle lenses and lashes! 

Ah okay then do you have any 'can not live with out' items that are Kawaii?

 I have to say, I'm very fond of my pink Pokemon lunchbox from the Pokemon Centre in Japan. It's a little bento box, so I use it to take my lunch to work, haha. That's an example of a kawaii item I use everyday!

Kawaii- So where do you shop for Kawaii goodies?

 For goodies such as sweeties I usually head to Tofu Cute! Also, Artbox have a lot of cute things. I also really love Paperchase which is hugely popular at the minute and they have lots of cute stationary. 

What kind or anime or manga do you like and what would you recommend to some one?

 I'm hugely into girly anime, so I like romance stories. I really like Skip Beat because it's fun, dramatic, and the main character seems really relatable and realistic! I also like Stepping on Roses which is a lot more fantasy based. Love Com is great because it's really funny! And finally I'd recommend Peach Girl because it's a classic love triangle story!

Can you tell us music what do you listen too?

I used to do a radio show called Moshi Moshi and it specialised in J-pop and K-pop so those are my favourites! I like all the typical bands like 2NE1, Girls Generation, 4minute, Perfume, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu etc. I listen pretty much exclusively to these bands but I do like some other artists like Pretty Reckless and Porcelain Black.

Wow thats a lot of great music! Who would you pick Sanrio or San X ?

Sanrio <3 I went to Sanrioland, and omg the sparkles!

Haha!Am super jealous Sanrioland
!!! Okay And who would you say is your most loved Kawaii Character?

I'm gonna go classic here and say Hello Kitty. I own so many kitty items it's unreal (I doubt as much as you thought Tartan!) * Tartan Laughs out loud and grins*
 My favourite character would probably be Sonic x Hello Kitty which is a plush character I won in Segaland. 

Do you have a Kawaii Idol or some one that inspires you?

 I think Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is amazing because she's built up a whole unique style and brand for herself. I also really love Sugarpill, because the way they built up their business is very inspiring especially for us as we are starting a business too! 

If you could go anywhere for a day where would you go and what would you do?

Well I would kinda have to say somewhere crazy, like the moon. My friend Celestiadoll loves space, so maybe she'd want to come too! 

Am your KAwaii Fairy and I want to know what would you wish for if you were granted 3 Kawaii wishes?

-To spread kawaii culture around the world! 
-For my kawaii business to do well <3 
-And of course, world peace! I couldn't leave that one out.

Thank you so much for taking the time to interview me! <3

Well thats our Kawaii interview wrapped up with Misadoll! Check out the links below for the store and more about Misadoll and her
Projects!

Thursday, 6 February 2014

Kawaii Interview time with Spiffykidd


Hey every cutie!
By know you are will have read a couple of interviews and I hope you are all enjoying them. This time I have the owner from Suger Trampoline. A Kawaii Esty Store found here and here As I said we will be interviewing the owner Spiffykidd today. So lets get to it!

First off, when and how did you get into Kawaii culture?
I first discovered kawaii culture when I was about fourteen or fifteen. I saw pictures of people at Harajuku station on various social networking sites such as Bebo (haha, I know!), and pictures of people trying to emulate the different styles, and I was immediately hooked!
Ahh I see! What did you find that appealed to you in Kawaii Culture?
I loved all the different colours and interesting styles. It was refreshing to me that the idea was to be cute rather than "sexy", as with mainstream fashion, which I never really felt comfortable in. The meetup aspect drew me in, too. I didn't used to have much of a social life, but through the shared interest of kawaii fashion I've managed to meet so many amazing people.

Please tell us ,what does Kawaii mean to you?

For me, kawaii means that you can be cute, edgy, and individual! There are no limitations to what you can do, and you can be as creative as possible.
Do you have a fashion that you would say is Kawaii and can you tell us a bit more about it?
I dress in sweet lolita a lot of the time. It's basically a style where you dress in pretty, fancy dresses, puffed out with petticoats, and finished off with accessories. I love it!

Kawaii!! What styles would you say influence you?

I take inspiration from all the different lolita styles, and I also really love fairy kei/Spank! style, and cult party kei. I try to be open to appreciating as many different styles as possible, as inspiration can come from the unlikeliest of places.
How do you feel when wearing your outfits or kawaii things?
I feel really happy and confident. It gives me an immediate boost because I feel it's when I look my best and can truly be myself. The best feeling is when you're all dressed up for, in my case, a lolita meetup, and everyone else is also wearing kawaii things.You feel such a sense of belonging.
That is so nice to hear about being happy and being one's self,
Since being into Kawaii Culture, would you say the way you do some things like  your hair and makeup have changed over time?

Definitely. I never really used to bother much with hair styles or makeup, but I've gradually put more effort into my appearance. I prefer being this way! It's made me more passionate about fashion in general, and helped to unlock the creative side of me I'd forgotten about.
What kind of anime or manga do you like and what would you recommend to someone?
I was never really into manga or anime but I did love the Peach Girl anime! It's incredibly intense and ott to watch, and definitely gets the adrenaline pumping due to the ridiculous situations!
Oh I will check that one out , Do you like any cute Japanese music? What do you listen to?
I absolutely adore Moon Kana! She makes both heavy music, and adorable, sugary tunes that make you feel really good about yourself! She used to model for the Gothic & Lolita Bible, and I loved her quirky twist on lolita fashion, which her music really complements. And of course, I also love Kyary Pamyu Pamyu. Her outfits and videos really get the imagination going as they transport you to the ultimate kawaii paradise!

Here's the hard question....Who would you pick-- Sanrio or San X ?

I would definitely pick Sanrio!
And who would you say is your most loved Kawaii Character?
I love Hello Kitty! How can you not? She's so simple but totally adorable.
I agree she is totally adorable!
Have you made or created your own Kawaii inspired stuff? (eg cosplay, outfit, deco-den ect ect .)

Yes. I actually make and sell kawaii accessories such as hair bows, collars, and jewellery! I also try to support other indie brands. I like that anyone can contribute to kawaii fashions, or kawaii-fy their lives as "kawaii" really is accessible to everyone.
Do you have a Kawaii Idol or someone that inspires you?
I am quite inspired by Tavuchi, owner of Spank! I love the aesthetic of her shop, and the idea of reselling vintage pieces which have been customised. I am also inspired by Kumamiki and admire the hard work she has put in to launch her brand, Party Baby.
Okay am a Kawaii magical Fairy  and I shall grant you 3 wishes....What would you wish for?
1. To acquire all of my dream dresses!
2. To visit Japan for some kawaii shopping!
3. Most of all, to have a successful kawaii indie brand!

Thank you so much SpiffyKidd for taking part it was so interesting getting to know you and your store.
I hope you all enjoyed the interview!!! 
Stay tuned for much more coming this month!


Tartan <3 xox

Friday, 17 May 2013

Hello Kitty Penguin and Strawberry series

Hello Kawaii fan's.
I've just come across the cute new Hello Kitty Penguin theme.
''Everything is cooler with Hello Kitty.''Its really cute and sweet looking, all the items seem to be see- through and clear, the images are Hello kitty with her Penguin friend who also wears a bow like Hello Kitty too.
Kawaii!
I wonder when and if these will come over the the UK?



How cute are these Hello Kitty's in Plush and cushion styles, And her little kawaii Penguin friend too!
N'awww Kawaii.


There seems to be a range of cute see through bags too.
The other range I spied on the US Sanrio Website was the Strawberry range which looks very summery and mature looking.
I really love the plush, but its the plushies that I collect so, yea hehe.



Do these strawberry cuties look adorable?! They also look ever so fuzzy and soft. I love the cute-ness and strawberry theme. There is also slippers and other accessories that can be found the the range too.
So sweet.


Those slippers look comfortable and soft. I bet that Cushion would look great on my own bed, hehe!




I really hope to see more of these over here! Way to cute to miss out!
So many cute things, which ones do you like the best?
Till next time.
Stay super Kawaii!
Tartan.
x


Saturday, 8 December 2012

Tis the season to be Hello kitty kawaii

It's that time of year again,it was my post last year that put like into followers and Likers of my Hello Kitty Christmas tree that really got my Blog going and it it was not for that spark of interest and you all this Blog would have not had the sparkle to make become what it is today .
So this year,I have taken on the task to make this years hello kitty Xmas even better than last year!

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Kawaii Christmas ideas

Hello every one.
How about a Kawaii special for the run up to Christmas I've been making up a few of my own ideas  over the past wee while but have found some Kawaii stuff on the net too,so lets get Kawaii this Christmas for not only you but for your loved ones also.
Lets look at some Kawaii ideas when it comes to decorations,gift wrapping and over all cute-ness.

photo by Marceline on flickr
http://www.flickr.com/photos/diskant/2104896651/in/set-72157603440214279/

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Minty Kitty Art


I love anime art,I love ones that are full of detail and have admired Minty Kitty Art for a while .
So I contacted the Artist behind Minty Kitty Art and asked them a few questions about their Art.



But Lets check some of the Art out 1st!

(all Images belong to MintyKittyArt!)



Aww Sky Kittys Kawaii!


Cute and spooky 


Super Sweet!


Awww I love the kitties!


Panda LOVE!

Tartan Kawaii Meets Minty Kitty Art 

Hi there Minty Kitty Could you tell me a little about when you started doing your art?

I have been drawing since I was very young, mostly copying old Japanese wood block prints in pen and ink, my father taught me how to paint!I have only seriously been drawing though for the last three years, I have just completed a degree in Illustration and can now focus 100% on what I love!

Wow Cool ,I love your style What would you say inspires you?

My inspiration is fashion and cute things! I see everything as cute, from Kitties to slugs!

I have always been interested in Asian culture since I was very small, my earliest memories are watching old Godzilla and Kurosawa Movies with my father and listening to 80's Japanese Hair Metal band Vow Wow! 

This naturally progressed to Anime and Manga.


What you would like to achieve with your art and what else you like to do with it ^^

My dream is to design cute stationary!
 It doesn't sound super ambitious, I know, but I have always loved collecting adorable writing paper, pens and pencil cases and would love to make my own!

I hope that I can give a little cute to everyone who sees my work and make them smile!


^__^

I really love this style of Art,Its utterly Kawaii and adorable!
If you want to support Minty Kitty Art you can by liking  on Facebook and checking out the information on commissions as the prices are not expensive at all.
You can also check out the Art of Minty Kitty Here and find all the latest pieces.

Stay super Kawaii
Tartan
x



Sunday, 16 September 2012

Panda Fashion!

Panda Love,I do Love my Pandas I have a few tops and even some cute ankle socks of panda faces on them.
Panda's are Kawaii!
So I had a bit of fun with my cute new Panda top I got from New Look.It was about £8,




I match it up with some leggings,a panda necklace from jiji kiki and a Old pom pom hat and my Dreamy store wig Blackcurrant.
And also do not forget Tare Panda!
Im glad to say I managed to get this top in my size and it looks lose fitting,I can not stand tight fitting tops,its really does no one any justice.Unless you are a size -6 or summit.
>__<
I am considered a plus size in model terms!
WT?
Any way,
All the shops are bring out Nerd glasses Tops and Moustache prints.You can find them on leggings woolly jumpers,know At the start of the year I saw all of this in the east in fashion and yup looks like we have all jumped on the wagon of these prints,Though I have not seen many folk wearing them apart from us who follow the east fashion trends.
Crosses are in as well as my own personal love of rock/punk chic,Lots of that in the shops.
And lots of Leather!
So if that's your style then get out shopping,Also make sure you shop about foe your Accessories,You can pick up 'in' Trends on Ebay with ease.
Like I saw a Moustache ring on sale for £10 in a retail shop.

O__O

Ouch!
I soon went to a few kitsch online shops to find it at £8,£5 and then on ebay for £2.00.So yea I got it as well as a Pearl Neko head band colour of gold for only £4.00 I will be using it for Halloween this year I think.
Any way there is a money saving tip there for you.
Till later's
Stay Super Kawaii!
Tartan
x



Thursday, 10 May 2012

Cute Oborocharms

Oh Im so excited ...
I came down to the letter box and found my package from Oborocharms.
I adore this online shop its supa KAWAII and highly suggest you go have a look and you will fall in love with some of her handmade cute charms that she sells and makes.
All Images are from and belong to oborocharms

I found Oborocharms on face book and fell in love with the charms that were on display and then went to the shop and ended up all starry eyes and Kawaii over all the sweet charms and jewellery I discovered.
Cute Owl

Chibi Fox Ring

yummy Pink chocolate cake Earrings

Neko Charm

There is so many cute Charms to pick from!

So after saving up my money I contacted Oborocharms and make an enquiry to get a custom bracelet after seeing a friend on face book with a custom order so asked if it could be made with 3 charms of kitties,I wanted one to look like my Princess Peach and one Like my Leo cat the other was one to match in with them and a bit of my dream cat I would want to own one day hehe!

So its a very personal item to me,I was so happy to such a great service and a personal one too with quick reply s to my messaged and even got a sneaky look at my charms being made!


Peach Leo and Dream Kitty.


Love them so much so so cute!


My kittys


Dream Kitty


Peach


Leo Cat 

I could not be Happier with the end result and they are so cute sitting on my wrist while I type!
As I said Oborocharms is on face book where you can keep up to date with regular give aways and photos of her newest Creations and do not forget to check her out on Twitter.

Stay Supa Kawaii