Dolls, fashion shows, drama, and Japanese pop culture unite.
The Doll Life is a reality series that follows the activities of dolly fashion house, Dolldelight, run by designer Cyril Lumboy. Watch her and her team go through the chaos and drama of putting on fashion shows at Japanese pop culture conventions while keeping up with the challenges of their personal lives.
Episode 101 — Photoshoot
Meet the cast of Dolldelight, a Japanese Street Fashion House headed by designer Cyril, her manager, Paula, assistant, Steven and head model, Stephanie. Dolldelight holds auditions for two new Dolls to join the Dollhouse, and settles on hiring Ashphord & Audra. The two girls are fitted for dresses and shown how to conform their make up to the Dollhouse standards, before going into a photoshoot that will introduce them formally as the new dolls to the fans.
Episode 102 — Hana-Doki Con
The new incarnation of the Dolls are going on their first out of town trip to San Diego, for a fashion show at the new Japanese pop culture convention, Hana-Doki Con, taking place in San Diego. The Dolls haven’t arrived at the convention, and are already facing some challenges including Ashphord hosting the fashion show with her cosplay group, Chocolate Covered Cosplay and modeling for Dolldelight – at the same time.
Episode 103 — Cherry Blossom Festival
The Dolls are set to model at the Cherry Blossom Festival, but Audra calls in sick at the last minute – luckily Cyril’s assistant, Stevie’s measurements fits perfectly with Audra’s, thus saving the day by modelling in her place. Things however go haywire during the fashion show when they discover they have no runway, their music is not cued properly, and a Con-creeper keeps lurking around and taking photos of the dolls.
Episode 104 — Money Problems
The Dolls are headed to Las Vegas for their big fashion show at LVL Up Expo and the pressure is on Paula to sell more tickets to the event in order to make the trip happen for them. In addition to the stress from the expo, Cyril accepts a last minute custom-ordered dress from a loyal client, and enlists Stevie to help her finish the piece overnight.
Episode 105 — Vegas, Baby Part I
In this two part finale, the Dolls make it to Las Vegas for the LVL Up Expo. Before the event, they decide to let loose and party by hitting a “topless” European style pool and Stevie taking the girls to a male strip show – all while Stephanie and Cyril working their hardest not to get the “Asian Glow.” Troubles ensue when the girls wake up hungover on the day of the fashion show, family dramas, and the possibility of no show happening as Paula fails to make arrangements to prepare the stage for the Dolls.
Episode 106 — Vegas, Baby Part II
In part two of the season finale, Stephanie loses her temper when the fashion show finally starts an hour later than scheduled, and Paula still hasn’t resolved all the problems they’ve been facing. Cyril gets feedback on her career choice from her conservative family, and Stevie braces himself for his family’s reaction when they see him on stage, in drag, for the first time.