Friday, April 29, 2011

April - Shopping for gorgeous dresses (Odette Christiane)

Odette Christiane designs and produces two distinct lines of clothing, and specializes in special occasion dresses. These dresses have been featured on various TV shows including Deal or No Deal and the Price is Right. The other line is Malibu Strings, which specializes in micro bikinis and panties.

I have always loved The seasonal design of formal, cocktail and prom dresses are always stunning and creative

A recent review: features the amazing designs of Odette Christiane who is known as one of the most creative and influential designers to emerge from the Los Angeles fashion scene in the last twenty years, Odette Christiane has become one of the fashion world's preeminent trendsetters. Born in Marseilles, France and raised in Los Angeles, California, Christiane's fashions reflect a hybrid point of view that integrates her two very distinct cultural experiences. By weaving together the seductive allure of French style and the drama and energy of Los Angeles, Christiane's designs transcend and transform the usual categories of artistic craftsmanship.

Check out this You Tube video all about her dresses!
Some of my favorite new cocktail dresses!

Andrea Nicole Baker

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Sunday, April 24, 2011

April - Gothic and Lolita Bible: Spring 2011 (#39)

I received the latest issue of the Gothic and Lolita Bible last month. While, I can't read Japanese there is enough English text to make things out. What I love are the fashion photos. Here are a few of my favorite photos from the magazine.

I adore this new AP print - Pansy basket - Tooo Cute

Another gorgeous dress from Innocent World
Andrea Nicole Baker

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Sixty is a magic number

Last June I posted that I had reached 30 followers of my Gothic and Lolita Blog. In less than a year I have now doubled the followers of my blog. That seems so amazing. I'm happy that you all enjoy what I am posting. I'd love to know more about what you would like me to write about in the future.

This was a portrait of me that was drawn at Momocon, in March, by a very talented artist.

Andrea Nicole Baker

Friday, April 22, 2011

My New Pullip Prupate Doll

My Pullip Prupate Doll finally arrived after 5 months from the initial announcement! She is gorgeous. Here are photos of her and also how she looks with all my other Pullips! Please tell me what you think!

Prupate, an angelic beauty! Glittery purple eyes! Recreation of Japanese fashion dress, Star Night Theater from Angelic Pretty in Pullip's size! This elegant Pullip Prupate doll perfectly portrays Angelic Pretty's Charm. An honest recreation of Star Night Theater coordination in Pullip's size. Prupate's outfit is centered around a vivid red dress. Notice the unique pigtails with mixed hair. Mystical glittery, purple eyes.

Andrea Nicole Baker

Thursday, April 21, 2011

April - Girlfriends

This one is dedicated to a very, very special girlfriend who I think the world of and treasure as a wonderful and supportive friend. She is smart, sweet and gorgeous!

With All My Love,
Andrea Nicole

Friday, April 15, 2011

April - Pretty Little Things - Pullips

There are my collection of Pullips. Hope you enjoy. I'll write more about them in a future blog post. Also note the beautiful water colors behind them.

Pullip is a collectible fashion doll created by Cheonsang Cheonha of South Korea in 2003. Pullip has an oversized head on a jointed plastic body, with eyes that can change positions and wink. Pullip was first marketed by Jun Planning of Japan, but since early 2009, it has been marketed by Groove of Korea. Pullip (풀잎) means 'blade of grass/leaf' in Korean. Since the release of the original female doll, other lines of dolls have been added: male companion dolls Namu (나무, tree) and Taeyang (태양, sun), younger sister doll Dal (달, moon), and Dal's best friend Byul (별, star). There is also a miniature line of Little Pullip and Little Dal. Pullip dolls are often customized. Later releases have wigs that can be replaced and the eye color can easily be changed.

Monday, April 11, 2011

April - Fun with Quizzes (also try yourself!)

Are you a glam doll?

My Quiz Result: You are a born glam doll. You love to look drop dead gorgeous and wear the latest fashion. You like to set trends rather than following them.

Take this quiz: Are you a glam doll?

Take more quizzes, myspace quizzes and fun quizzes on personality, love and other topics.

Are you a girly girl?

My Quiz Result: You are totally a girly girl.

Take this quiz: Are you a girly girl?

Take more quizzes, myspace quizzes and fun quizzes on personality, love and other topics.

Am I sweet girl?

My Quiz Result: You are a sweet girl. You are liked by many.

Take this quiz: Am I sweet girl?

Friday, April 8, 2011

April - Girly Girl - Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel is the cover girl in this month's LUCKY magazine. Zooey is wearing Marc by Marc Jacobs cotton/silk “Odette Dot” dress and the Evil Eye Necklace by Kara Ackerman Designs. OMG! I love that dress! Been looking all over the internet to see where to order or find it!

In the article she is described as "The Girly Girl's girl". Perfect! This is what she says about her personal style "I would say girly, flirtatious, colorful.” She pauses mulling this over for a minute. “Feminine, maybe, and soft. But yeah, definitely colorful.”

She says that when she was a young girl her parents encouraged her to pick out her own outfits. "I wanted to look real girly like Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. I'm still the same way."

I love this soft cotton tulle dress she is wearing in the photo spread. She's so cute and adorable. Certainly not an aloof star but a real down-to-earth girl you could get to know and go shopping with.

Andrea Nicole Baker

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

April - Fashion/Couture: Alexander McQueen Fall 2011 RTW

I do try to follow the Fashion weeks in Paris, New York and other fabulous places. Here is the complete Alexander McQueen Collection. Theese dresses are my favorites.

Andrea Nicole Baker