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Review: Sheer Socks

I finally got my hands on some sheer socks from Tutuanna through Mint Kismet Commodities! They're super cute and it'd be great for summer. I'm anticipating quite a hot summer this year because last year was relatively cool (from what I heard because I spent most of my time in the US... and it was winter there).


This was the contents of the bubble envelope. The packaging is so cute and they had attached their card onto it. Shipping wasn't anything special: just the usual international shipping but I loved the packaging. They had even stuck a Rilakkuma sticker on the envelope (picture not taken). The service itself was great. They were quick to communicate and had emailed when they had shipped my order. Overall: 5/5. I'd purchase from them again. They don't only sell socks but also Swimmer products, cute stationery and the like.


These were the socks I had purchased. I did have a chance to buy some Tutuanna socks when I went to SMASH! because Electric Alice were selling them but it had skipped my mind when I made my purchase (which I had posted a little while ago). When I realised that I planned to look at the socks, I just didn't bother to go back to take a decent look. It was winter at the time, so I would've had to wait to wear the socks anyway.

Here is the pastel dotted sock worn:


Here is the pastel trump sock worn:


Honestly, I'd be happy to get these socks for Christmas.

Just a little side note: I have my final examinations coming soon, so I don't plan to post for a while because I'll hopefully be studying hard. Five dreaded exams...

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