Monday, December 31, 2012

Favorite Photos of 2012








Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Frill 2013 - The Lolita Convention

Frill-Con 2013 will be held at the Marriott Courtyard in Decatur, Ga from May 31-June 2, 2013. This will be the second annual FRILL - A Lolita Convention. Why should you plan to attend?

Location - Marriott Courtyard Decatur
Conveniently located in the heart of historic downtown Decatur with over 50 restaurants within a three mile radius of the hotel. The new state-of-the-art lobby at Courtyard Decatur Downtown provides a lovely gathering place for convention attendees. At the center of it all is The Bistro, your destination for a great breakfast or drinks and dinner during the evening. You'll also enjoy inviting, flexible spaces where you can work or relax, free Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via our GoBoard technology.In addition there is a well-equipped fitness center and indoor pool will help you stay refreshed and energized.

 All indoor FRILL activities will be located convention hall (which is attached to the hotel and 50+ steps away from the lobby.) This includes the Dealers Room, Artist Alley, Boutique and consignment shop, Panels and evening activities.

A block of rooms has been reserved at a special FRILL rate ($40 less than the regular rate). Please click here to make your room reservations.

Location - Decatur, Ga 
Getting AroundDecatur is located just minutes east of Atlanta and minutes west of Stone Mountain, with easy access via I-285, I-20 and I-75/85 and Ponce de Leon Avenue, College Avenue, Clairemont Avenue, the College Avenue Corridor and the South Candler Street Corridor. The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has three rapid transit stations within the city limits including one in the heart of the downtown district from which is a 5 minute walk to the hotel. Parking in Decatur is plentiful in decks, metered spaces, and private lots.

Beautiful homes, historic places of worship and several institutions of higher learning. Centered on the historic Decatur Courthouse, Decatur has become a hot destination for college students and young professionals who want hip bars, great restaurants, and walkable neighborhoods, as well as for families who are drawn to the excellent independent school district. In addition to the single-family homes in old neighborhoods surrounding the central business district, in recent years there have been several mid-rise condominium developments in the downtown area, breathing new life into the downtown community. Decatur is the county seat of DeKalb County. 

Shopping, Restaurants, Music Venues, galleries and crafts, bookstores, boutiques, great meeting places and much more. All located just minutes away from the convention hotel. Once here, a variety of retail, restaurant and service businesses are within easy walking distance on pleasant tree-lined streets. Pedestrian and bicycle access is a top priority for our economic development program. In fact, Decatur is proud to be designated as Georgia’s “Most Walkable City”.

Frill-Con Activities 
Shopping - Artist Alley, Dealer's Room, Boutique and Consignment Shop. More information is available by clicking on the links.

Panels Frill 2013 will be offering over 20 panels and workshops related to the lolita fashion and lifestyle. We want to cover subjects that our pertinent to our patrons, so if you have a suggestion for a panel, please feel free to contact us here.

EventsFrill 2013 will offer a variety of social mixers, games and events to help you get to know your fellow convention attendees. We have a Saturday night party, a Sunday afternoon tea, a few competitive games and much more. Check back in the coming months for more information on newly confirmed events!

Cravat ClubThe Cravat Club offers our gentleman patrons an escape from the frilly frenzy of the Frill Convention. This programming track, sponsored by Battle & Brew, will feature panels and activities tailored to the interests of dapper dandies and charming chaps. We’re working very hard to bring you a compelling schedule filled with informative how-to’s, thoughtful lectures and gourmet tastings!

Socializing -  40% of Frill 2012 attendees were from outside of Georgia. This included states of AL, OH, TN, FL, SC, NC and many more. We are expecting to nearly double attendance at Frill 2013 and draw many more Lolitas from the Southeast, Northeast and Midwest states. It's an opportunity to finally meet your Lolita FB friends in person!

Registration Information - Registration for Frill 2013 went live on 18-Dec.  The Lolita VIP Packages, which were limited to 25, sold out in 6 days. The majority of these were sold outside of Georgia.

The "Complete Frill Package" is currently available at a cost of $75. It includes the following:

  • Access to all regularly scheduled daytime and evening Frill activities.
  • Access to Frill Boutique and Consignment Shop on Saturday -and- Sunday!
  • Access to complimentary Con-Suite on Saturday.
  • Access to Frill Sunday Tea Luncheon (Tea Tickets are NOT available at the door!)


This special early pricing is only available until Feb 28, 2013. So please plan on purchasing your complete Frill package before the prices go up.

There are also Individual day registrations available here.

Questions?  - Email to affrilliation@gmail.com

Love.
Andrea Nicole Baker





Tuesday, December 18, 2012

AP Sugary Carnival JSK in black










Love
Andrea Nicole Baker

Cookies, Cookies and More Cookies



























Love
Andrea Nicole Baker

Atlanta Lolitas Holiday Cookie Exchange

We must have had 40+ Atlanta Lolitas at the meet.  Each girl baked cookies for the exchange. After that we had a Secret Santa gift exchange! Gifts and yummy treats!