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"People are so nice to each other on holidays…especially at Christmas. Why don’t people beat up each other at…Continue
Added by x Stella x on April 6, 2014 at 8:45pm — No Comments
So during my daily EGL stalk I come across this. This blog post will basically be my two cents based off what I've read (on the link previously mentioned).
I am thoroughly annoyed by the Lolita community's intolerance towards…Continue
Added by x Stella x on March 8, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments
Works on wavy, straight or mildly curly hair, and requires soft layers. It can be worn with or without bangs (fringe) both straight-across or side bangs can look good. Hair must be longer than shoulder length (extensions can be used). It probably works on wigs, but I haven't tried it.…Continue
Added by x Stella x on March 7, 2014 at 9:08pm — No Comments
I want to become a lolita, you say.…
Added by x Stella x on March 3, 2014 at 9:44pm — No Comments
(For my own reference, mostly. This interview originally ran in Gothic & Lolita Bible volume II, and the translation is from Monologue Sanctuary ).
Special Conversation 1
Added by x Stella x on March 3, 2014 at 9:31pm — No Comments
As I was putting on makeup a few minutes ago this popped into my head:
"Bambi needs a suitable pharmaceutical."
Have a lovely day,…Continue
Added by x Stella x on February 24, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Happy Valentine's Day…Continue
Added by x Stella x on February 14, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments
ディルアングレイ - Dir en grey : Diru an gurei : Deeru an guu-ray-ee (When said correctly in Japanese it pretty much just sounds like you're stretching out the English pronunciation of Dir en grey. Note: if in English you pronounce DER en grey, that is wrong, it is pronounced closed to DEER en grey, which is how "Diru" in Japanese is just sounding like a…Continue
Added by x Stella x on February 13, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
Added by x Stella x on January 31, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments
A lot of anime/manga/etc Japanese pop culture fans (but especially anime/manga fans) call themselves otaku. Generally, it is assumed "otaku" means something like "nerd" or "geek", or to describe someone with much knowledge in a specific field. While those are part of the otaku definition, that's not all it means, and it's probably not the best idea to visit Japan proudly calling oneself an…Continue
Lolita is a fashion that originated in Japan, specifically in the Harajuku area of Tokyo, which is often heavily populated by teenagers of all styles on the weekends. Lolita is often cited as being influenced by the Victorian and Rococo eras, however, it is a modernised, very loose take on either period. It was first recognised as a subculture in the late 1980s, and has evolved much since then. It is…Continue