Finger Lickin’ Santa
Are you enjoying your Christmas? Did you get your Christmas KFC?
Crispy for Christmas
Families order weeks in advance to share KFC in Japan. Yes I’m weirded out by it, too. KFC and Japan Christmas info here
New Years Fukubukuro
EDIT: Since it’s going to be 1/1 soon in Japan, both girlswalker and love-ex have new bags up. Love-Ex has me-jane and Golds Infinity. Girlswalker has those plus Mar*s, Duras, Lip Service and more.
The tradition of New Years is so huge in Japan and other than Hatsumode (first visit of the temple) and eating soba (most soba shops are packed), the concept of fukubukuro is everywhere. Fukubukuro are lucky bags and although 109 stores have them, so does most every apparel business in Japan. Most make-up counters do it as well, and you can often get some serious deals at make-up counters.
Each bag usually cost 10,000yen or around $100.00. Some stores offer bags of $200, $100, and $50.00. Others do multiple different lucky bags of $100.00. It’s a mess, but a happy shopping mess. ✌⋰˚◡˚⋱✌
My lovely friend Sebastian is nabbing me Lip Service, w<3c, and Glad News bags. I admit I’m tempted by both the Liz Lisa and Valentine’s High fuku bags because they’re so cute. ༶❤_❤༶
109 shops have been setting up reservations for their bags, but some just release the day of. Fashionwalker
still has some of their bags available
, while 109 shops one their website have also been releasing them.
LoveEx which has its own worldwide shipping service also has a few lucky bags up. Maybe more will release on 1/1.
EDIT If you don’t like knowing
or are only used to buying through shipping services that use Y! auctions, after 1/2 many should be up and opened showing all items
. Or if you’re especially looking for your favorite store like One*Spo or DIA who don’t offer on-line sales of fuku.
Also, for those of you IN Tokyo, while 109 is closed on 1/1, Lumine EST and ALTA are both open so you can try your luck at both of those which have Gilfy, Mars, Swordfish, Valentines High, Cecil McBee, Lip Service and more.
Jagura‘s 109 bag is Kitson-like and does a cute plushy tiger in honor of 2010 as the year of the tiger.
Adorable! It almost convinces me to get the bag.
Spiral Girl has an awesome bag out, but it’s both sold out on fw and their website ㌔_☖#
MeJane is looking a lot like their sister brand Mar*s in their bag’s print
They’re also teasing with a watch similar to the one I bought for $90.00
Valentine’s High‘s bag is simple adorable! I’m not 100% about their clothes, but I’m admittedly tempted by this bag.
EDIT They promise 5 items not available in stores including an outer and a long-tee shirt.
Cecil McBee shows all of what will be in its fuku and I am not as keen to get it now.
(and Liz Lisa Doll
) offers a luggage-piece as its fuku bag. I admit it’s girlish splendor. Both Liz Lisa and Tralala’s bags available at r-shop
EDIT: Liz Lisa promises a coat, a one-piece, a knit top, either shorts or a skirt, a muffler or a hat, and new year item
Liz Lisa Doll promises an outer, a top, an inner, a bottom, a onepiece, and a fashion piece
The 5200 yen bags offer a one-piece and one more item.
Gilfy‘s newsprint bags are really cute! I’m tempted just by the bag.
Now my problem with this is I see a couple of items that ARE Gilfy and some that definitely are not <_<
Another problem is Gilfy is showing these boots here
. Which did not sell well in Japan because of the lace-up plus overbuckle skin which is just a pain in the booty when you’re in Japan and often having to take off your shoes. So they’re not selling items created for the fuku, just unloading stuff that didn’t sell well (-_~-)
I’m now hesitant about the Gilfy bag. (↓；д；↓)
‘s cute sling bag fuku is one sale through CREDGE
also has its fuku up on Credge
Cocolulu has both 1man and 2man bags. The 2man is a roller.
1man bag offers: original outer, long tee, a parka, something small, and the bag
There are some of the options. Both 1man and 2man bags are up on their website
‘s bag although plain offers 3-6 items costing between $300-500 approx. They’re really keeping it a lucky bag. Goes on sale today at 12:00
Glad News bag really isn’t my look, but I am really tempted by what’s inside.
You get a blouson outer, leggings, leopard fur beret, cut onepiece, food print long-tee, something random, and the bag. As a present for those who order on-line,
you also get a cute skull-mickey notebook here.
offers the GN fuku here
, too! No shipping service needed <3
is having a slow release of their fuku. Next time is 12/28 midnight.
Since they enjoying copying Chanel, it’s only appropriate their bag looks like the Spring leather shopping bag Chanel put out.
and Love Boat
have their fuku all up for sale and most still look available
. The LB-03 bag (above) looks really cute.
For the himegals, Jesus Diamante
has four types of fuku available through the Parco City website.
$200, $300, $500, $1,000 and a $1,500. Oh my so pricey
The $200 bag offers a knit item, the bag and a small item. The $1,500 bag offers pieces that are worth>_<
more than $4,500, but still ^_^;;
I’d have to disavow all shopping to ever transform to himeism.
has not one but 3 different $100 and 2 different $50 bags to choose from. All on sale here
The Mar*s one has room wear inside.
I love the Real Mar*s leopard print bag（・ｍ・）☆
: Info via the onespo mixi community
says there will be a jacket, a onepiece, a top, a skirt, mokomoko roomwear and an accessory. Items totalling 4-5man.
: According to the bubbly rakuten store
you get an outer, a onepiece, a tanktop, a camisole, and a long tee. I am not a big fan of the bag, but I still ordered it. (⇔ο⇔)
offers a “total coordinate including an outer” that is worth 5man. Goes on sale 1/1 at FashionWalker
What fuku are you buying or wish you could buy?