and how come i’ve never seen this before
himekoharumoto said: Is it true that KERA is stopping publication? And if so, what is the last expected issue?
Hello there! At the moment I have only heard speculation and rumours regarding the end of KERA, so I’m afraid I couldn’t possibly give you any definite answer. I did hear that they are thinking of publishing in France, so who knows?
shadowseekingsunset said: Hi Sapphira! I'm a big fan of your blog-your outfits are always so beautiful and original, and your writing style is so cute :) It's fun hearing about all your adventures in Tokyo. I also really like the lyricism of your name and was wondering (if you don't mind me asking) about its origin? Thanks, Thea
Hello Thea! Thanks for your lovely message and for saying so many kind things :) I’m always so happy to hear that people enjoy reading my blog, it motivates me to try to make it more interesting and post more often!
About my name, I think not everyone knows that Sapphira is my real name and not just an online handle, but it’s actually the one my parents gave me. My mother was the one who found it in a book of baby names. My father is English and my mother was born in Singapore to a Sri Lankan father and an Indonesian mother, so because I would come from such a complicated background she was searching for a name that could fit in almost any culture.
Sapphira is a biblical name, though it’s not one that’s very well known. It means sapphire (as you can probably guess), lapis lazuli, or beauty. I like having a name that has a long history, even if the story of the biblical Sapphira is not a very nice one!
Basically Sapphira and her husband lie to Peter, saying they have donated to the temple all of the money they gained by selling some land, when in fact they’ve kept some back for themselves. The cost for their dishonesty is their lives. There are a lot of beautiful or interesting stories in the bible, but I think this one is horrid! Still, it certainly puts me off any greedy or dishonest behavior…
PLEASE! Jeffrey Campbell has stolen a design from Finnish lolita brand Cloudberry Lady. The Bat Girl shoes from Jeffrey Campbell are from 2014 (released just a couple of weeks ago) and the original design is from 2013!
please signal boost this and help a small brand.
”People of tumblr please support a small company! Cloudberry Lady designed Bat Shoes in 2013 and these shoes highly resemble our design. So much it’s almost hard to believe to be just a co-incidence, which I’m not denying it still could be.
But please if you are interested in this kind of shoes I humbly ask you to turn to us first. Thank you!
Here are links to our tumblr posts of our original designs:
pinguxx said: You are beautiful <3 so stunning :$
You’re too kind ♥︎ Thank you.