Monday, December 16, 2013

Tralala Large Ribbon Head bow


Are you ready for going out this holiday?
Accessorize with a cute bow from Tralala! 
A large headbow can look cute with many different hairstyles! ♥

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Staff Recommendation: Denim Floral Bodycon Dress

We recently got in this denim floral body con dress!
The design is so cute!! We love how the top is shaped to look like a giant ribbon!
The dress also has pockets on either side!
Wear this dress for your next day trip out of the city or for a get together with friends.
Our new shop staff Taylor is wearing it today. Doesn't she look so cute?

This dress is available at our shop in San Francisco and on our brand new online store!!


Friday, July 19, 2013

Staff Recommendation: Liz Lisa Denim and Florals

Hello Everyone!
It's summer and I wanted something light and casual! 
I paired my Liz Lisa floral long sleeve one piece with
this light denim Liz Lisa button up and rolled up the cuffs. 
Instantly casual and cute! I really enjoy layering pieces to dress them up or tone them down. 
Pieces like these can really bring some variation to your wardrobe without having to spend too much.
This denim button up also has pockets, which makes it cute and functional!
I recommend this outfit with the new beige booties that we just got in!!

♥ Liz Lisa Ruffle Denim Button Up: $115
♥ Liz Lisa Floral Dress: $120
♥ Liz Lisa Booties: $150

Everything pictured is in stock at our store in San Francisco!
We are accepting email order for people who live outside of San Francisco and overseas ♪♪ 
Email us at

♥ Tiffa

 This is a snap of the dress without the denim button up  ヾ(^∇^)

Thursday, July 11, 2013

MARUQ Travel Diary: Trip to LA!

Hey Everyone! We're starting a new tag for our travels throughout the year!
We'll do a photo report of all the places our MARUQ staff visit!
 ♪♫ This time Kim and Tiffa went to Los Angeles! ♫♪

The three of us in the car ^^ 
Taylor came on this trip with us too!

Here's a picture of us with Tomo from the visual kei band, Moon Stream!
Check out their facebook page here~
We met him when he visited at us MARUQ in San Francisco before he came down to Los Angeles.

Here's Kim Dao carrying someone's prop. It's bigger than her! haha

A quick and yummy snack from Starbucks <3
We chose it because it was cute, but it was really tasty too!

We visited Little Tokyo in LA!  There are so many cute little shops ^^
We decided to change up our style from what we usually wear at the store haha!

Of course we had to visit Fairytale Boutique! 
They are a second hand lolita shop in Little Tokyo.
Be sure to say Hi to the owner, Miki.  She's super sweet.

We also had Umami Burgers at UMAMIcatessen! There's an Umami Burger in San Francisco, but it was Tiffa's first time trying it.

You should try it out too ^^ They were delicious!

On the busier days we snacked on Matcha cookies ♥

Goodbye Los Angeles! It was fun~★

Did you guys see us in LA? We saw a bunch of people that we knew!!♪♫
Hopefully we will go to more places and meet tons of new people ♥

Friday, June 21, 2013

Staff Recommendation: Tralala Chiffon Trump Print Dress

Today's recommended item is from this Chiffon Trump Print Dress from Tralala!
Our shop shop staff Shiorin is modeling this dress today! The pink and black colorway makes it really easy to style with cute style or a more girly punk style! The dress has shirring in the back and can stretch from a size 2~6. This dress is nice and light for the warmer weather! ♡ Definitely great from picnics and trips to the beach ♪(ノ´ ∀`*)ノ We pair this dress with our black ribbon heels; also avaliable in peach and brown!

We still have this dress and the heels in stock in very limited quantities at our store!!
 We are accepting orders by email for people who live outside of San Francisco and overseas ♪♪

♡ Email us at ♡ 

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

MARUQ Hair Styling Event!

Hello Dolls!
We're having a Hair Styling Event on Saturday, June 15th from 12:00 pm to 6:30 pm.
When you purchase a Liz Lisa or Tralala hair accessories, we will style your hair at no extra charge on the event day! 

We are currently taking reservations for hair styling so please sign up before we run out of time slots! To make a reservation, please sign up and reserve on our Setmore page. BOOK HERE.

♪♪Purikura will be $3 off for event participants! ♪♪

Take a photo of your hair styled during our event and upload it on facebook. 
Tag us @MARUQ. We will be giving out prizes for the photos that gets the most likes by June 22nd! 

Monday, June 10, 2013

Staff Recommendation: Liz Lisa Brown Floral Frame one piece

Here's our lovely shop staff Amarin wearing her Liz Lisa Brown Floral one piece.
This is the perfect dress for the warmer weather! 
The mesh cutout around the collar is so cute ♥
The print and cut of this dress make it a statement piece 
that will look good on it own or coordinated with a light cardigan.

We still have this dress in stock in very limited quantities at our store!!
We are also accepting email order for people who live outside of San Francisco and overseas ♪♪ 
Email us at

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Staff Recommendation: Tralala Tartan Set Up

Our staff is modeling this blue tartan set up from Tralala.
It is a two piece top and bottoms set, 
so you can mix and match with other items in your closet.
Fits a size small.

We are also accepting email order for people who live outside of San Francisco ♪♪ 
Email us at for more information!

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Staff Recommendation: Black Ribbon Salopette ♥

Today's pick is this black ribbon salopette!!
It's super cute for the summer especially with a short sleeve shirt.
(I'm wearing a long sleeve because it's still a little cool in San Francisco haha.)
The lace design at the of the pants leg are beautifully embroidered. 
This piece is really easy to style up or down depending 
on your mood and it looks great paired with a simple top.
I recommend this outfit for a evening date or
for hanging out with your girl friends.ヽ(*・ω・)ノ
The top half is free sized so you don't need to
worry about your bust or shoulder measurements
Waist fits up to a size 26.

We are also accepting email order for people who live outside of San Francisco ♪♪ 
Email us at for more information!

♥ Tiffa

Friday, May 31, 2013

[Tutorial] How to get Voluminous Soft Curls like Tsubasa Masuwaka ♥

Today we will show you how to get voluminous soft curls like gyaru model, Tsu-chan!  ^^

♥ 始めよう! ♥ 

What you will need:
 ♥ A curling iron or curling wand. 
 We used the Conair youcurl 1 inch Curling wand in this tutorial.
 ♥ Heat Protectant. 
 We used Tresemme Heat Tamer Spray
 ♥ A hair tie to section half of your hair 
 ♥ A Brush or Comb 
 ♥ Hair spray 
 ♥ *Optional* Hair Smoothing Serum 
 We used Garnier Frutis Anti Humidity Smoothing Milk

Spray your hair with heat protectant to avoid excessive damage.
Spray about a foot away from your hair and coat your hair evenly with the spray.

Be sure to section off your bangs.
Tie up half of your hair. It is easier to curl in sections.
Run your fingers through your hair to make small sections that will be curled.

Curl away from your face.
If your hair is too long to completely wrap around the barrel,
curl the top half first, then the bottom half.
Leave about an 1"inch to 1.5"inches away from your roots uncurled

★If it's hard for you to judge how high to curl to;
 tie your hair into two low pig tails and curl your hair up to the hair ties.
When you're done curling, remove the hair ties and your hair will all my curled at the same length.

★Make sure when you're wrapping your hair around the barrel, that your hair is flat. ★
If your hair is twisted while you're wrapping it, it will make your hair wavy instead of curled.

Hair spray as needed.
This is what you should get :3
Don't worry too much if it doesn't look perfect.
Untie the top half and curl the rest of your hair.

When you have curled all of your hair, separate the curls by 
combing them with your fingers or pulling small sections apart.
*Optional: Use a smoothing milk to rehydrate your hair. 
This is recommended for people with dry or coarse hair.*

For softer curls, brush out your curls and comb them with your fingers.
This will give you some extra volume! 

Left: Unbrushed    Right: Brushed out
If your hair has the tendency to uncurl very quickly,
pull the curls apart with your fingers instead of brushing them out.
Depending on your hair type, you may need to use hair spray in between steps.


Here's three super easy styles you can do with your curled hair!

Left: Half Pony Tail              ★          Right: Fish Tail Braid

Side Half Pony Tail
Tie up half of your hair into a side pony tail and put the rest of your hair on the same side.
It will create the illusion of an extra long pony tail.

Hopefully this will help you get the perfect soft curled hair!!
If you have any questions, please comment below!
We will try to post more hair tutorials in the future ♪♪

♥♥ Please try it out ヽ(*・ω・)ノ ♥♥ 
We want to see how you style your curled hair! 

Monday, May 27, 2013

My Make Up Too~ ♥

Hi Guys~ ♥
We're continuing Saturday's post with what's in my makeup bag!  I have a real weak spot for cute and limited edition packaging.  I've accumulated quite a collection from this habit, so I often change out my cosmetics depending on my outfit (or mood :3 ).  But no matter what I'm wearing or how I'm feeling...

...You can always find these in my makeup bag ♥  

 K Pallette 24 hour eyeliner

 Love Darling Eyeliner

 Candy Doll Cheek Color

 Creer Beauty Yum Yums Strawberry lip cream

 Naris Up Double Shape Color

 Dolly Wink Eyebrow Mascara - Mocha

 WG by Wondergirls BB Cream - Yenny

 Majolica Majorca Eyeshadow Pallette

 Diorshow Waterproof Mascara

 Diamond Lash: Gorgeous Eye

My makeup bag ♥

And also how I sometimes feel in the morning before I've had a cup of tea @_@

Which makeup collection do you think has the best packaging?

♥ Kim

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Twinning:Liz Lisa Rose One Piece

Yesterday Kim and I unexpectantly twinned the same dress in different colors!
Kim is wearing the navy color way and I have the peach color. 

We still have this dress in stock in the peach color at our store!!
We are also accepting email order for people who live outside of San Francisco ♪♪ 
Email us at

★おまけ ★
Here's a photo of us at Fanime 
for a small business trip haha

Saturday, May 25, 2013

My Make Up ♥

Hi Everyone!
A lot of my friends and people who come to the store usually ask me about what kind of products I use, and how I do my make up. Today, I want to show you the make up that I use, and eventually make tutorials for people how want to learn the basics.
I usually change my make up every couple of months but some products are staples in my make up bag ^^

Here's what's in my make up bag ♥ ♥

★ Faceshop HD Perfect BB Cream

★ Maybelline Dream Bouncy Blush

★ Dolly Wink Eyeshadow Palette

★ Dolly Wink: Volume Mascara

★ Kat Von D Tattoo Eye Liner

★ Diamond Lash: Glamourous eye

★ CanMake Nose Shadow Powder

★ K-Palette Eye brow pencil

★Etude house Entoinette Lipstick in PNK003

★ Jill Stuart Lip Gloss

What do you like to use?

♥ Tiffa

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

✾✿❀❁ A snap of Kim and I from Cherry Blossom Festival ✾✿❀❁
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Friday, April 26, 2013

Staff Recommendation: Carousel Rose Skirt

Hey! This is Tiffa ♥

Here is my recommended item of the day~

It's skirt that we just got in from the new shipment!! 

It has the iconic Liz Lisa floral pattern as well as a cute carousel print on it! 

I recommend wearing a light tulle skirt underneath to show off the print and give the skirt a little more volume.

There is shirring on the back of the waist band so it can stretch anywhere from a size 2 ~ 6. 

Close up!!


I recommend pairing the skirt with this pink knit sweater and these cute oxford heels.

The sweater is knit with some iridescent thread, so it has a subtle glittering effect.

There is also 2 lace panels at the bottom of the sweater which allows the skirt to peek through.

The oxford heels have a platform in the front so they are easier to wear.

We also carry them in black and brown!

We have 2 sizes; M (6.5 ~ 7) and L (7 ~ 7.5)