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.
For International Lolita Day, I wanted to change it up a little. Over the years, I've worn most of the substyles- including my nemesis Sweet, which is no longer so intimidating to wear. However, ouji is not a style I've been able to indulge in much.
Over the past few years, our comm has been growing at a steady pace. Though we’ve had large turnouts at our yearly anniversary celebrations (such as Lace Up! 2018) due to conflicting schedules, ILD parties are usually sit-down affairs with a light meal and casual chatter. Not this time!
This is a part of a series on Harry Potter fandom, chronicling my long obsession with the franchise. The story didn't end with just the Four Houses of Hogwarts, and so with the age of Fantastic Beasts we journey into dark new territory. Life revolves around change. Everything changes, and our fandoms are no exception.… Continue reading Coord closeup: The Crimes of Grindelwald
How time flies! It's already been a year since we celebrated LM vol. II at Le Petit Souffle [link] and here we are with volume 3. The photobook itself was first distributed at Lace Up! 2018, but for those of us who weren't able to go, Den and Ayu organized a party at There's Something… Continue reading Lolita Memoíres vol. III release party
My wardrobe has grown to accomodate various styles and cuts, but there will always be pieces that get more usage than others. While it's easy to pick out which pieces are favorites if you follow my coordinates on Instagram, in today's post I go into detail as to why they're top picks!
Warning: this post involves 6 dresses, 22 WIPs, and a lot of images. Best viewed on a desktop.
Conventions have been holiday staples in the local scene, but I stopped going to them after I started wearing lolita full-time. This is partly because I decided to keep my hobbies separate, so when I get the inevitable 'do you cosplay?' question, I could truthfully say that I did not.
Not all our meets revolve around food! On September 1, lauded historian Ambeth Ocampo hosted 'History Comes Alive!: Villains in Philippine History', continuing his popular series of public lectures at the Ayala Museum.