Souffesong Weekly Sale – Butterfly Cemetery

HELL, I AM LIVING IN HELL.

Butterfly Cemetery is one of the prints from Soufflesong that I have loved the entire damn time. I think I even posted about it when it was first released. I wanted these last fricking April. And now they are on sale. I would buy two. One in blue and one in purple, one JSK and one OP, and it would be super cheap and I would be happy with cute dresses. I know that with Soufflesong, you have to go print-by-print because some have better quality than others. However, I have seen this print in person, and I still love it.

In blue.

In wine.

In purple.

AND I AM ON A NO BUY UNTIL I GET A JOB and probably longer after that.  I have had such a bad week though, I almost want to just buy it anyway, but then I would feel bad and probably get yelled at.

This summer, I kept thinking that there were not really any dresses that I loved enough to want to buy (Brand is held to pretty high standards for me, since it is so pricey, but even with Taobao brands, there were dresses I liked but not enough to really make me want to buy them, aside from the Arcadian Deer dress). And now it is fall and I cannot do anything. I even have money saved for my next AP dress (if they ever release anything that I both want AND fits the 4cm+ rule…), but I would feel guilty spending it now.

This is HELLLLL. Seeing something you have wanted for a long time go on sale and you still cannot buy it.

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Soufflesong Weekly Sale – Wishing Star Series

There have been several sales in the past few weeks, but I have ignored them because I didn’t care for those prints. But this week, from today until October 2nd, the Wishing Star series is for sale!


JSK has corset lacing in the front.


JSK2 is kind of tiered.

This is one of those somewhat generic sparkly starry print dresses that other brands like V-Castle and Shimotsuki Sakuya have very similar versions of.

I love these. I want one in navy and one in black and I think I once saw a version in red.

Depending on many things (paying off bills and saving a little extra and how I feel), I may buy one of these dresses. I kind of like the second one better, so I would get it in navy.  I already have lots of navy accessories. Second choice would be black. This dress also comes in white, but it seems too…wedding-y.  I don’t think I could ever do shiro style because of that. ~(=^‥^)/

Pink Up Little Devil’s Emblems aka Updates that don’t matter because I am broke

EDIT: Was out of town over the weekend, and the print in question is called Little Devil’s Emblems, not Trick or Treat. LOL whoops, it is now fixed.

Saw on Weibo (Chinese Facebook!) that Neverland is re-releasing Strawberry Bunny, in all 6 cuts, starting September 23rd. Now would be a good time to win the lotto so I can go wild T_T Maybe they will stick around for a good long while and I can revisit this at Christmas or something, even though I was thinking of trying to do some lucky packs for Christmas.

Still no update on the Fire dress release from Arcadian Deer. This is fine. I need more time. (ノ ̄д ̄)ノ There will be a red and a black colorway, and I am already thinking I will go with the red.

Pink Up, sister brand to Long Ears and Sharp Ears, has a stupidly cute Halloween dress that will go up for sale this weekend and orders will close October 3rd, because they only can make 500 pieces for it to be ready by Halloween.

Ah crap it is darling. Like a low budget Holy Lantern, but also with added notions to the dresses and no stupid zipper deco.

Still cute in real life too, but a bit short for me. Underskirts fix everything, right? Maybe there will be a longer version too.

JSKs1, in wine. Not sure how much I like the straps that are batty, but also, it is halloweeny and I like it. The blouse is sold separately.

JSK2 in navy. I actually like this cut much better. The one part I do not like is the bat bow. Can I just remove that?

Finally, the OP in white. Posted just for the record. I cannot fit the OP, I can never fit the OP (except that time I could fit the OP). I don’t like the print in white nearly as much.

I like it, it feels like a low budget Holy Lantern but BETTER, but so far, I have not worn any of my spooky dresses (it’s too hot! I don’t feel spooky yet! It’s not even October! I might not even be a goth at heart!!), so there is no reason to even consider these. Also, I am broke. But maybe someone out there on the internet will see these and be able to buy them and be happy. (◡‿◡✿) Good luck, internet people.

EDIT: Now updated with sizes and prices! Even though it is ALL on Pink Up’s taobao and not in their storenvy. Also, I can only find pages selling the Navy Colorway, because all of the red and white colorways ARE ALREADY SOLD OUT. OP has 4 sizes (not listed here), JSK1 has 3 sizes and JSK2 has 2 sizes. JSK sizes listed here, from their main page on taobao.

Size 1 is 82~92cm bust,64~74cm waist,bodice length is 32cm,and 90cm long for JSK2, and 82~90cm bust,74~80cm waist,bodice length is 30cm,and 90cm long for JSK1

Size 2 is 90~100cm bust,74~84cm waist,bodice length is 33cm,and 92cm long for JSK2, and 90~98cm bust,82~88cm waist,bodice length is 31cm,and 92cm long for JSK1.

Size 3 is JSK1 only, and 96~104cm bust,88~94cm waist,bodice length is 32cm,and 93cm long.

Holy shit what a bloodbath if it is already sold out. But if they wanted to make only 500 pieces…that would mean around 55 of each cut in each size. (3 cuts, 9 different sizes within those 3…). I hope that they see how popular it is and do a second release (on storenvy or Clobba) for international buyers.

Midwest Tea Festival 2017

Did not think I would still be in the area in time to attend, but here we are. I went with my friend from college and my friend from the com, and I think we all had a good time.

My purple Kitty Courtyard JSK arrived this week, just in time! It fits nicely and is much longer than most of my other dresses. I believe this is a tea-length dress (har har) and I think I like this better than dresses that hit closer to the knee. Being as tall as I am, most at-knee dresses hit above the knee.

Am I totally in love with this dress? No, it does not make my heart pound the way other dresses do, but this is a solid JSK. I mentioned I like the length and the fit. It is comfy. One concern I had was if the print was blurry, since I have heard that Soufflesong/Neverland prints are sometimes blurry. The print on this dress is fine. One minor complaint is that the ribbon around the waist does not have any loops to be threaded through, so it is held up by merely being tied tight enough.  Overall, if this dress goes on sale again, I am DEFINITELY getting it in pink, and eventually blue, and in this cut. I am very pleased with how it feels to wear this dress.

Otherwise, wearing a half blouse, the Frankenstein-ed Aurora+Ariel petticoat, lace socks and flats. Flats, because I am lazy. Bracelets instead of wristcuffs because I was treating today as more of hanging out with friends than a proper meet. Hair isn’t shown, but it is just half pulled back with some purple hair clips that don’t really match.ヽ(´ー`)┌ Whoops.

My friend picked me up and she was also wearing a purple cat-themed dress. We are clearly super awesome. The Festival itself was pretty fun, but we were unfortunate enough to not be able to attend any of the tasting cafes. I missed out on that last year too. ;__; But we did meet up with friends and taste lots of different teas and snacks.  I ended up buying a bunch of tea too, because I am weak.

Shown here are cute boxes of tea from Big Heart Tea Co, and I sniffed all of them to make sure I would actually like them. There is a mini tasting tea cup, and a clay teabag holder, and some fruit teas from Herbal Alchemy (they also smell amazing). Also, tea bags so I can easily brew all this loose leaf tea.

Also bought some tea from The London Tea Merchant (I smelled these first also), and a bunch of cookies!  The iced cookies are so beautiful! They are apple, lemon, chocolate and vanilla flavored. Also got herb garden and sesame seed cookies from a different little bakery.

There were only 3 tea samples this year, but thinking back, this is for the best. I ended up not liking the tea samples I got last year anyway.

After the festival, we went and ate lunch and parted ways, and now I am in a food coma and pondering cats. It was a good, comfy day.

Soufflesong Kitty Courtyard Sale

From August 18th to August 25th, Soufflesong/Neverland’s Kitty Courtyard print is on sale.

After much pondering and asking opinions, I decided to buy the long JSK in purple. This will be a super easy dress to coordinate. It has black, so I can wear black shoes. It is purple and I have other purple accessories. It has cats on it, and I love cats.

I considered getting this JSK and then the short JSK in a different color, but then decided the bodice on the short JSK looks so weird to me. And then I considered buying TWO of this JSK, but decided I should be saving for moving out and buying microwaves, so I can buy this dress in pink some other time. If it is comfy, of course. Or maybe the 3rd weekly sale will be another dress I have been wanting (Sweet Cherry Deeeeer).

Unfortunately, Soufflesong takes forever to make and ship dresses, so that will be interesting to see how this pans out.

Neverland Soufflesong Strawberry Rabbit Pt2: OPs

Earlier this year, Rose’s Valley and Neverland/Soufflesong collaborated to make the print Strawberry Rabbit, and released 2 JSKs and a skirt.  They are all sold out now, which is sad because I loved it. It was cute. It had bunnies, and strawberries, was not awfully expensive and looked cute. But I did not buy either because I though I had more time, and I thought that it could wait until after I get a job.

I WAS MISTAKEN.

But behold, the print is back, in OP and salopette form.

Not a huge fan of salopettes, since they require full blouses and I still don’t have many of those.

This is the long sleeve OP. It is cute, and I though it was another JSK cute. If it was a JSK, I would have no worries. However, the worry with OPs is shoulder width. They don’t even have one listed ;___;

Short sleeve OPs are a bit easier even with the shoulder width issue. It looks flexible. It looks cute. It would fit.

It’s so pink and perfect.

But ultimately, I still liked the JSKs better, and I should have bought them. Actually, I should have gotten 1 JSK in pink, 1 in apricot/cream/ivory, and then I could get this short sleeve OP in mint. And then my life would be complete, in regards to this print. And then I could buy a ton of the cherry deer dresses.

But no, I am saving money right now, so this entire post is just me moping over how I cannot buy any of these prints. ;___;

Neverland/Soufflesong Thin Chiffon Trumpet Sleeve Blouse

I bought these from Taobao and not the international site, because Taobao was cheaper. Either way, it will literally take them 2 months to make these blouses. Or anything else. I think in the future, if I get anything from this brand, I will make sure it is something that only they do (like one of their dresses or prints) so that 2 month wait will be worth it. Considering I still like Strawberry Rabbit and now Sweet Cherry Deer, I think my graduation present/new job/new life gift to myself will be those dresses…if I can afford them (◡‿◡✿);;;;. (Oh nevermind Strawberry Rabbit is GONE from Taobao and the international site…damnit)

Got it in black, white and navy.  I am sure you can imagine how the black and white blouses look. It also comes in apricot, which is just their version of a cream blouse.  I considered getting it, except I couldn’t really differentiate between the white and apricot colors in their pictures, so I played it safe and just got white.

I consider these to be princess sleeves, sounds cuter than trumpet sleeves.  Tried it on, and the upper sleeves feel slightly tight. I don’t think it will be a problem. It was hot the day I tried it on, so I was glad to get this blouse off. I think this will be great for cooler weather.

The sleeves are so pretty, however I know that once I wear these out and about, I am going to constantly be worried about them falling in tea/food or getting stuck somehow. That is just part of the fun of princess style sleeves.

Taobao shop is called Neverland, tags say Soufflesong. I do like the tags here too, and the engrish. You belong to that kind, mature, lady or simple and natural, or pure, or movement, a fact that can all be fashionable.