Wow, they are releasing a TON of stuff here.
First, some tights! But you can only buy them if you are buying a dress with this release. Their page makes it sound like you may be allowed to buy them if you bought a dress from the previous release, but it is not clear.
But they are pretty! And I would never be able to fit my fat ass into them.
Now onto the dress cuts, since that is what I really care about. There is one OP, two JSKs and a skirt. I am not going to post about the skirt because I would not even consider it.
First is Embroidery JSK I.
The five colors are light turquoise (first image, left), navy (first image, right), black red (second image, left), icy blue (second image, right), and emerald (shown below in middle of JSKII picture). Also, this release is made of Kokka cotton, while the last release was polyester (although printed at Kokka, whatever that means). Emerald and Black Red are repeats from the last release, so the light turquoise, icy blue and navy are new variants. I really like the navy. The embroidery on the bodice is a really nice touch. This cut feels less like a fairy themed dress and more like European royalty, possibly due to the embroidery.
The measurements for this JSK are as follows:
Bust 80-88cm, High waist 68-76cm, Dress length 88cm, Length from shoulder to waist 31cm.
Bust 88-96cm, High waist 76-84cm, Dress length 90cm, Length from shoulder to waist 33cm.
The second JSK is this High Waist JSK II, and I really like it. It is LONG. It has a POCKET (actually JSK I has a pocket too). I really like the little overlay effect. This dress has a cute fairy feeling to it.
Size 1: Bust 80-88cm, Underbust 70-76cm, Dress length 95cm, Length from shoulder to waist 28cm,
Size 2: Bust 88-96cm, Underbust 76-82cm, Dress length 97cm, Length from shoulder to waist 30cm,
Unfortunately,this cut is not more forgiving than the other JSK cut, also the whole trying to save money business.
The OP comes in three sizes, but there is no mention of pockets. But it is pretty and is also very long. I have been wanting longer dresses lately so this would be perfect.
Size 1: Bust 84cm, Waist 66cm, Dress length 105cm, Shoulders width 34cm, Length from shoulder to waist 34cm, Sleeve length 63cm
Size 2: Bust 90cm, Waist 72cm, Dress length 106cm, Shoulders width 35cm, Length from shoulder to waist 35cm, Sleeve length 64cm
Bust 96cm, Waist 78cm, Dress length 107cm, Shoulders width 36cm, Length from shoulder to waist 36cm, Sleeve length 65cm
There is also a blouse they are releasing that has the same style of sleeves as the OP, which is a nice touch. But also, there are a TON of different accessories being released with the dresses.
This nice little lace bolero. It only comes in white, which is kind of a bummer but life goes on.
For headdresses, there is a crown, a bonnet, a round headdress, a flat type “Butterfly Veil” headdress, a pearl chain headdress, some ugly wristcuffs and a necklace. And something new is that these headpieces can be purchased without a dress order.
The crown. It can be purchased in a set with a veil and the chain headdress.
The chain headdress which comes with a veil but it’s not pictured here. Go figure.
The bonnet, which is reversible? How do bonnets even work.
The Butterfly Veil headdress, which I love.
The round headdress, which I also love. Except what the fuck are those fabric butterflies attached to the veil itself. That will be awkward as heck and I would remove it. Also, is this a headband or a clip? It looks like a clip and that would be really heavy…
Since this is the preorder phase, custom sizing IS available, for a fee of $12 or $22 depending on how much bigger you need to go. That is actually very reasonable for custom sizing fees, which seem to be going up all the time.
If I had money to burn, I would get the OP and the High Waist JSK, likely with one in navy and the other in emerald (since I didn’t get emerald last time). The navy feels like a blue version of the Black Red, which I have and really like. I would have to size up because their Size 2 for both are just slightly too small (I would be more comfortable with 98cm bust and 84cm high waist/underbust to be safe according to the +4cm rule, and maybe they can make the OP shoulders a little bit wider???). I love how long those cuts are though. I would also want the cute lace bolero, and the Butterfly Veil headdress and round headdress.