Vivi March Edition ♥

06 March 2010

So my dad is back from Hong Kong and he brought me back Vivi magazine along with some other yummy treats (might have to do a post about the other treats later). It's not that I can't buy Vivi here...it's just painfully expensive for someone who no longer has a part time job. I left a few weeks ago because uni work was just taking it's toll! To be fair, I'm pretty happy about not working as a sales assistant any more...hopefully a job I won't ever have to step back into again!

The magazine is a fraction of the price in HK, no doubt because it's a short plane ride over to Japan. Here are some shots I've scanned and stitched together! Click them for full sized images!
Vivi March 10
I'm tempted to buy some fun shaped glasses this year. I never bought any last time around. I'm still wanting a pretty lace dress to wear in the lovely summer months. I really hope we get more of a summer here in the UK, everything is so much nicer when the sun is shining and the blue skies are here to stay. It's been so nice here the last few days, feels as though Spring has well and truly arrived.
Sunglasses
Lace and pale denim/blue. That long lace cardigan is awesome.
Denim
One of my favourite things about Japanese magazines is the step-by-step make up pages. The Japanese love false eyelashes and obviously Shu Uemura is a prime example! I want to try the little half lashes one day, such a pretty look!
Makeupvivi
I laughed out loud when I saw this advert for KOSE mascara. I stared, confused at the mascara wand in MatsuJun's hand, until I saw that the opposite page had a female model with the mascara image below her, and my suspicions were confirmed. I love how in Japan mascara is sold to everyone and even better that one of my favourite Japanese Idols is the face of the brand, disembodied hand and all! So random.
Matsujun
Vivi Magazine
March edition, 2010.

55 comments:

  1. another cool post winn! i think i stopped-by just as you updated!! x

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  2. Owh I love Japanese magazines too.. lucky me I have a fren working at Kino so I got discount yeay.... love this post winn:)

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  3. My gosh the girlies in that are SOOO gorgeous! I would love to go to Japan and learn more about the culture.

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  4. Thanks for sharing pictures! Love it!

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  5. Aw wow it looks so cute and whimsical :)

    http://aforteforfashion.blogspot.com

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  6. wow i love the editorials and that last picture is so funny haha

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  7. I love to check out Japanese fashion magazines too. I love the Vivi spring features... the long lace cardigan is so pretty. xoxo

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  8. What a delicious magazine! I love magazines from abroad, it's great seeing different takes on style from other countries

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  9. ahahaha that's so funny, i cant remember his name but i know he's from hana yori dango right ahaha really mascara? asian magazines look more appealing in a way to me! would love to have some myself =D

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  10. Great pictures. Cool mag. Thanks for sharing.
    x

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  11. ahh vivi! i hate how it's so expensive too $10 per issue, but i love reading it : ]

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  12. Winnie darling.. let me just say I KNOW how you feel about the magazines, the one's sold in Japan here from the US or UK are like 1200yen.. that's insane..

    OH.. what a surprise.. I didn't know you knew Japanese... how cool is that.

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  13. That looks like such a fun magazine. :)

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  14. i love asian mags/// chocabloc full of stuff esp. makeup tips!

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  15. I have never bought or read Vivi Magazine never mind another japanese fashion publication I am so tempted to buy it now, I think I'll have too!

    From Dolly
    XX
    http://dollydaydreamsdomicile.blogspot.com/

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  16. oooh, I want awesome sunglasses now too.
    And I love the mascara advert :D

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  17. gorgeous shots. jap women do have great, seems almost like naturally spontaneous styles. koda kumi looks gorgeous with that curled hair.
    ...and there's matsujun! YAY! love him too. his facial features are really somewhere near perfection <3 thanks for sharing m'dear!

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  18. Hi there-looks a fab magazine!! have a great Sunday!

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  19. Cool magazine, I really love the lace!

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  20. Great pictures! I'm really tempted to order a Vivi issue but they're around £15..
    xx

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  21. I like they way they are dressed, so whimsical, chic and carefree. btw... the last picture is that a guy or a girl... I can't tell. lol

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  22. All the girls in ViVi is so cute, I'm so damn jealous ;p I want those dunagarees for spring.

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  23. What fun outfits. & love the makeups too.

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  24. Ooh my, what a wonderful looking magazine. All those colours make me wish for Summer to hurry up and get here!

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  25. I used to borrow Japanese teen mags from girls in high school. I loved the randomness and crazy clothes.

    I think my favourite local bubble Tea cafe might carry this one. They have a whole rack by the entrance I will check next time I'm there.

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  26. this post has made me want to learn japaneese now!

    XOXO, BECCA
    http://fashion-train.blogspot.com

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  27. How nice !! Seems like a cool magazine !
    Hope u had an awesome weekend !! :)

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  28. i haven't heard of this mag - it looks amazing!

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  29. I love these pictures from the magazine! The girls definitely have great style! I love those sunglasses! so cute!

    I'm following!

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  30. LOL-----> advert of Kose.
    Seriously, why o why have they put such a beautifull man as the face as a mascara!!

    i'm so jealous you have vivi, i miss vivi :( im definitly stocking up on jp mags when i am back in hk.

    xxx

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  31. I loveeeee japanese magazines :)
    I picked up one of these when I was in Japan a year ago and still read it! Over & over & over again haha!

    LONDON--ROSE.BLOGSPOT.COM

    xx

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  32. tha mascara ad is really weird!
    xoxo Jade

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  33. I love vivi's makeup tutorials!

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  34. Hello! I'm a new follower to your blog. Anyway, I'm going to HK at the end of March, and I can't wait to stock up on magazines like Vivi! :)

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  35. Hi! Cute post! very sweet pictures! :)

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  36. I've never heard of this mag but it looks great, and such pretty editorials!

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  37. What a treat!
    Thanks for sharing, darling!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  38. i have the exact same magazine!!haha my mom got for me when she went to HK. i make sure she stock up for me every time she goes lol

    xxjess

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  39. I love how girlie the fashion is. I've never heard of Vivi before, but I always get inspired by fashion magazines that are hard to come by.

    I totally thought that was a woman in the mascara ad!

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  40. that eye tutorial would be helpful for me as I've got tiny eyes !

    thanks much for the comments dear !
    visit - follow - comment me back at..
    glisters and blisters

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  41. is it Matsumoto Jun in last picture?
    correct me if I'm wrong :)

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  42. I haven't heard about this magazine before but it looks really good with all the editorials. I think you should buy some fun shaped glasses. That would be so cool and I wish I'd bought some last summer.

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  43. wow!! love all the pics!! great magazine!

    xoxo

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  44. I want that stuff too!

    Me will definitely go to Japan one day :)

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  45. Love the styling in the photoshoot; it's my dream to make it to Japan to do some serious shopping (and maybe Hong Kong on the way back). Everything about the culture, a mix of technology and tradition, just seems so fascinating. I could probably do with a step by step make-up tutorial...

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  46. i actually love asian mags. i just dont know where to get them !

    xx lue

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  47. Looks like a cool mag, I have to look into it I like the way they put the outfits together

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  48. that is so awesome!
    what a great gift! :)

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  49. I've never heard of this mag before, seems a bit like Grazia Hong Kong style, I'll have to mention it to a friend who's over there at the minute!

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  50. Lovely look!

    By the way - Thanks for your support comments on my previous post.♥♥♥

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