Store opening photos! July 20 2014
We took a few photos of both the pre-opening party and of the line waiting to get in:
Here's the combined shop staff - Tara and Kitsy from Tokyo Rebel, pictured alongside the newest members of the Baby, the Stars Shine Bright team, Karen and Tia!
These were the early arrivals to our pre-opening party. Tokyo Rebel and BSSB each sold half the tickets. A few attendees arrived late, so we had a few more people by the end. (A total of 25 tickets were sold.)
Custom printed macarons with our store logos! These are from Bisous Ciao, right around the corner from our store.
Cupcakes! These are from Sweet Buttons Desserts, right around the other corner. We have a lot of neat food places near us!
Our table spread, which also included finger sandwiches from Tea & Sympathy, a famously authentic British tea shop in the west village.
This was the line to the store right around 1PM.
And this was it at about 4PM - it actually got longer! By this point it was wrapping around the block, and the line itself was attracting a lot of attention within the neighborhood. We were working as fast as we could to complete purchases, but people were coming faster than we could ring them up! The east coast Lolita community is bigger than a lot of people think!
If you didn't want to brave the line yesterday, come on down today - we're open and there is no waiting!
We hope to see you soon!