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Mystery Lolita Item Identification Service

Do you have an real-life lolita item you've seen somewhere, but don't know what it is? Bought an item and you are wondering when it was made or what it's official name is? Looking for an image of an older lolita item? Then you have come to the right place! I'm offering up my lolita-item-research skills for anyone looking for help.

So, how does it work?
1. Post here (or PM me) with as much of the following information as you know. The more info you provide, the faster I can find the item.
2. When I find the item, I'll quote your post with a reply and add it to the identified items post. I'll also add it into lolibrary if it's not there yet.

Requested Info (Please fill out any of these that you know. Skip any you don't)

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[b]I am Requesting[/b]: (Item Identification / Item Images / Item Date / Other (please specify))
[b]Item Brand[/b]:
[b]Item Name[/b]:
[b]Item Image(s)[/b]:
[b]Item Image Source[/b]:
[b]Item Number[/b]: (if you own the item, check the tags inside the item for an item number)
[b]When you first saw it[/b]: (if you bought the item a year ago, or if you remember seeing it in the past... even if it's just a general "maybe a year ago" or something like that, it helps narrow down the item's age.)
[b]Motif Details[/b]: (does it have any print/motifs? if so, what is pictured on it?)
[b]Additional Comments[b]:
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FAQ

Q. What makes you think you can find things other people can't?
A. I've been told that I'm pretty good at finding things online in general... but also, I have a large library of lolita magazines and mooks that I've collected to help with lolibrary. I've also been adding older lolita items to lolibrary for a while now, so I've got some experience in how a fair number of brands tend to name their things, and where to look to find old items. I can't find everything, and I'm not claiming to be some super genius lolita or anything... but if I can help someone; I'd be happy to! ^_^
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              I hope this is open for posting! If not I will delete this post. I know it's not a "lolita" item but Sanrio is so often used in Lolita and this line is adorable for OTT Sweet.


              I am Requesting: Item Identification: I know it is a Japan Exclusive My Melody Line but I want to know the name of the line. (Or where I can purchase the line.)
              Item Brand: Sanrio
              Item Image(s): Ebay Listing Here and it includes a magazine scan ~ This is from the same collection.
              Item Number: My friend owns the bag actually, but I requested the information from her. Here is the entire back of the tag with all of the item information, but I don't see anything about the collection name on it. (Not sure why the image flipped when I put it in photobucket.)
              When you first saw it: She bought the purse a few months ago and we both fell in love with the collection and are looking to purchase more items from it but all we can find in addition to those two pieces is a tissue box cover.
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LOVE SHUFFLE
              I hope this is open for posting! If not I will delete this post. I know it's not a "lolita" item but Sanrio is so often used in Lolita and this line is adorable for OTT Sweet.


              I am Requesting: Item Identification: I know it is a Japan Exclusive My Melody Line but I want to know the name of the line. (Or where I can purchase the line.)
              Item Brand: Sanrio
              Item Image(s): Ebay Listing Here and it includes a magazine scan ~ This is from the same collection.
              Item Number: My friend owns the bag actually, but I requested the information from her. Here is the entire back of the tag with all of the item information, but I don't see anything about the collection name on it. (Not sure why the image flipped when I put it in photobucket.)
              When you first saw it: She bought the purse a few months ago and we both fell in love with the collection and are looking to purchase more items from it but all we can find in addition to those two pieces is a tissue box cover.


It is open for posting, and I'm sorry about the delay; I don't know much about sanrio products beyond "there are TONS of them" and "they are super cute". xd

More pictures and/or places selling stuff from this line (I can not vouch for /verify any of these sites)
http://kumimakiko.com/en/goods.php?id=2674
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tarinatarantino/5854427692/
http://www.mbok.jp/item/item_377358546.html?_RC_SRC=PI,1
http://www.mbok.jp/item/item_374366576.html?_RC_SRC=PI,2
http://www.mbok.jp/item/item_374931465.html?_RC_SRC=PI,2
http://www.mbok.jp/item/item_374021054.html?_RC_SRC=PI,2
http://www.mbok.jp/item/item_378078122.html
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=227209924061014&set=a.225335340915139.50519.224660314315975&type=1&theater
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=228797250568948&set=a.225335340915139.50519.224660314315975&type=1&theater
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Based on the flicker ablum there, if those are the right items, then it's from 2011 or earlier, which means your best bet for finding things is probably Japanese Auction sites like mbok or Yahoo Japan Auctions.

I tried to make out the name of the bag (or tissue cover?) with the fleece bows from the flicker scan, and it's "やさしい" (friendly) something... but I can't see the more complex letters well enough to draw them into the IME pad in windows and I don't know Japanese. sweatdrop

It's definitely My Melody & Pipi (マイメロディ&ピピ or マイメロディピピ or マイメロPIPI or マイメロディPIPI) and most auctions seem to be mentioning that it has solid ears, or plump ears... A search for "マイメロディ&ピピ お耳" turns up all of this

There is also a blog entry on the Sanrio blog here: http://www.sanrio.co.jp/blog/giftgate/canal/51/20110120/62

I just... don't know how to tell what the series name is as I'm really not that familiar with Sanrio's naming conventions. The best I can come up with is "My Melody & Pipi"... I'm sorry sad
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              I knew it was Melody x Pipi but you did give some helpful hints so I shall continue hunting to see if I can find some pieces besides the cosmetic bag, the shoulderbag, and the tissue carrier. You did manage to find the phone pouch for me so thank you so much ~~ ^^

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