Wa Lolita

Wa Lolita 101

Wa, the dread beast of lolita. This is a relatively new substyle so there is ample room for experimentation. This post will briefly cover each approach to the style, listing known brands/sources and some pros and cons.

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Events and meetups

Comm meet: Old School at Alice Tea Salon

The style we refer to as old-school today, had its peak during the early-to-mid 2000's. The look wasn't as refined or elaborate as the current day lolita style, but it had an air of whimsy and nostalgia. Mayi and her sister Xandy organized the shoot to recreate the feel of old-school snaps. Xandy shot her… Continue reading Comm meet: Old School at Alice Tea Salon

Lolita Blog Carnival

Lolita Blog Carnival : Name 1 Trend You Really Love(d) & 1 You Don’t Really Care For

Lolita goes through cycles over time; the big three styles (Gothic, Classic, and Sweet) all had their eras of peak popularity. Fans of old-school treasure their pieces from the early 2000's. But every fashion has its trends, and lolita is no exception to that. Trend you really Loved Art-lolita is a term that appeared in… Continue reading Lolita Blog Carnival : Name 1 Trend You Really Love(d) & 1 You Don’t Really Care For

Travel

The National Museum of Natural History

The Natural History Museum opened to great public fanfare on May 18, International Museum Day. Three of the five floors are open to the public, as of this post. Despite this, it took Instagram by storm (8,000+ pictures and rapidly growing) and boasts blockbuster queues every single day. What was it like? Keep reading! If… Continue reading The National Museum of Natural History

Events and meetups

Comm meet: International Museum Day and Erwin Wurm

Last Sunday, we went to the Ayala Museum for International Museum Day (May 20). The museum features modern works - after some general waffling we settled on a general theme of 'art'. Even so I was stumped, until I had the epiphany that punk is part of the modern artistic movement. If the ordinary person… Continue reading Comm meet: International Museum Day and Erwin Wurm