Just a reminder to stop by Kinokuniya (1073 Avenue of Americas) on Saturday for International Lolita Day where Lolitas from the Tri-State area will be discussing the Internet, fashion, and how to pretty the little things in life.
-Cafe Zaiya will be giving out free sweets with cafe purchases
-Raffle to win $50 Tokyo Rebel Gift Certificate, a Black Bag or a Pink Bag of select items every Lolita should have. (lipstick from Anna Sui, $15 gift card from Magnolia Bakery, tea from Rose House, clothes made by Morrigan NYC and I Do Declare)
-Meet girls behindLa Vida Frills, Lolita Charm, and Pretty Wonderland. *NOTE*La Vida Frills will be giving away a DVD prize at the end of the Lolitas in the Wired panel.
-Talk to fashion designers of Morrigan NYC and I Do Declare. *NOTE* Zoh Rothberg of Morrigan NYC will also be unveiling a new nautical print, 2nd in the 19th Century Literature series.
-Learn how to Loli-fy your daily life.
Lolitas in the Wired: Ever wanted to start a blog on Lolita or Japanese fashion? Not sure where to start? Prominent bloggers Dalin Rowell of La Vida Frills, Victoria Tignor of Lolita Charm, and Crystal Marlarsky of Pretty Wonderland discuss why they blog and how Lolita fashion has influenced them. 2-3 PM.
Lace, Thimbles and Pincushions: Join Kelsey Hine of I Do Declare and Zoh Rothberg of Morrigan NYC as they talk about sewing your own Lolita closet and the steps it takes to develop your own fashion brand. Learn about the skills you need to sew, sell, and run your own business. 3-4 PM.
Spoonful of Sugar: Long-time Lolita Bibi presents a discussion on Lolita history and aesthetics, along with mini-tutorials on adding Lolita touches to daily life. With a taste for all things old and fussy, she has been in love with Lolita fashion for over 10 years. To Bibi, being a Lolita is an exercise in aesthetic living and a fulfillment of a mid-youth crisis. 4-5 PM.
Café Zaiya Sweet Treats: Any customer who comes into Kinokuniya's Café Zaiya will receive free sweets in honor of International Lolita Day with their purchase.
Black X Pink Giveaway: Any customer who comes into Kinokuniya Bookstore at 1073 Avenue of the Americas on Saturday, June 5 can enter to win a $50 gift certificate to the Tokyo Rebel boutique located in the East Village, as well as one of two Lolita First Aid Kits, bags containing essentials that every Lolita should have. Contents inside the Lolita First Aid Kits will include items from Lolita brands I Do Declare and Morrigan NYC as well as lipstick from Anna Sui, $15 gift card to Magnolia Bakery, and tea from Rose House. The giveaway is located beside Kinokuniya's cashier, and winners will be drawn at 5 PM, following the final Lolita Day presentation.
I do encourage anyone whose in the city that day to come to show their support for their fellow Lolitas, even if it is just for the giveaway.