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While at my perennial favorite Japanese bookstore, Kinokuniya, I stumbled across this unusual mook called FAKE SWEETS BIBLE. Mostly I was drawn by the image on the cover – a decadently Rococo-esque classic Lolita with a corsage of lilac macarons on her lapel. I was so used to seeing sweets jewelry dripping with whipped cream and fluffy cupcakes that seeing a more Victorian take on sweets jewelry intrigued me. When I got the mook home I was delighted to discover that inside the pages were a couple great extras – ‘fake sweets’ tags, an icing guide, and even a plastic set of sweets molds for chocolate bars, buttery printed cookies, and chocolate hearts.
Here’s a few scans from the book to give you an idea of their style: