Monthly Archives: June 2011

Hello Kitty + Blythe Dolls = Creation of Cute Collaboration?

As I have mentioned previously I believe the Hello Kitty and Blythe Doll brands do evoke some of the same views and opinions, and are reflected culturally through Kawaii. As my research develops I will talk more about this subject … Continue reading

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Introducing Blythe Dolls

Many brands like Hello Kitty have proven very popular in Japan, and aesthetically I think many of these brands share similarities with Hello Kitty and the views and values she promotes. In particular I think the growth of Blythe dolls … Continue reading

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Developing my blog

This week I’ve been trying to improve the hits to my blog, since starting my blog in March I have consistently gained more visitors to my website. May was my best month and although June has only just started I … Continue reading

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Japanese Street Fashion: Cosplay

If you’ve had chance to read my dissertation you’ll know how important Japanese Street styles are, especially in the Harajuku district. Over the last few decades the styles have changed and developed as well as women’s roles. As there are … Continue reading

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