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26th-Jun-2016 09:51 am - Your last look: June

What was your last look (that you took a picture of.) Did you go to a meet up or just taking a trip to the store?
Was it a standard 'go-to' for you or did you try something new? Do you like the way it looks or would you change it up?
Mitsukazu Mihara, doll
I'm interested in buying Baby's Rose Flora JSK, but I've been unable to find measurements that include the shirring stretch. Lolibrary has a post for the dress, but no measurements *shrugs* and the online shop selling it does flat measurements only. If anyone has this dress and could measure it's bust and waist I'd be extremely grateful. Or if anyone has any insight into the jsks with partial shirring Baby was putting out in 2008, that would be super helpful too. Thanks ^-^
18th-Jun-2016 10:57 pm - WTF Lolita Colors
I decided to make this post when the colorways for AatP's new collection "Ticking Clock ~Gears of Stardust and the Unfound Land" were revealed. Two beautiful shades of blue, a nice purple and then...

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18th-Jun-2016 01:07 pm - Your favorit colour in lolita?
Or colour combo, if you can't settle for just one specific shade.
Right now I am into shiro spectrum, white, offwhite, ivory, cream, it doesn't matter for me. It is my favorite summer colour combo, light and airy.

My growing collection of whites:
11th-Jun-2016 12:23 am - What's in the mail?

It’s that time of the month again!  Time for our monthly What’s in the Mail/Haul post.
Haven’t bought anything recently don’t worry we have this first Tuesday of every month!

So, what have you purchased recently?
You can share your most recent haul/what’s in the mail to you here! You are encouraged to come up with a unique and creative way to display your new items!
9th-Jun-2016 09:08 am - A updated guide to Lolita substyles?
Ok. It is more a idea. There is prober guides to a lot of substyles, but some styles seems mising or simply out of date. The Classic style has changed a lot since fYeah Lolita Blog's guide to starting a lolita wardrobe, while sweet is more himeish than ever. And Boystyle/Ouji is not longer about wearing long white bloomers to your white blouse.
Some styles I never seen any prober guide to:

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8th-Jun-2016 07:24 pm - Shoe Disaster!
So I bought these shoes a while back and the first time I decided to wear them clever old me tripped up and completely scuffed them! I have a con coming up that I want to wear them to and they are not cheap to replace. I have cleaned them up the best I can and left shoe is about as good as its going to be considreing its injury, but sadly the right shoe is still in a pretty bad state, I have read that wax crayons can help fill the gaps in, but this was to no avail.

I was wondering if anyone had any ideas of how I could possibly salavge them, or at least make them look half-decent again! I realise they are in a pretty bad state but I do really want to wear them again!

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5th-Jun-2016 08:33 pm - Lolita in Italy (Naples)
Hello all, I'll be moving to Naples Italy shortly. If anyone knows of any communities within or near the area and would be kind enough to share links or any info on these groups it would be greatly appreciated! Iv been searching and haven't really been able to find anything but I know they exist lol
30th-May-2016 05:03 pm - Help IDing a Dress?

I bought this dress from Lacemarket recently and it's ADORABLE, but I don't know the name or brand of the dress. It has the same print as Rococo Soul's Paris Impressions JSK, but it's a completely different dress. I tried searching for other rococo soul dresses, but lolibrary has very few entries for them. Anyone have any ideas? I can also post more photos if you guys wanna see any details up close.
27th-May-2016 06:40 pm - Angelic Pretty Boutique Opening?
Hey egl!

Recently, Angelic Pretty posted on their site, saying that in Paris, this July, a new boutique would be opened! (along with a tea party, as usual)
They said more details would be posted closer to the date, along with an AP Paris Facebook and official website. However, on the AP Paris news page/ article, at the top of the page, it says Pop up shop? Does anyone know if this will be a real AP Paris boutique, or just a pop up store?

Thank you!
26th-May-2016 11:39 pm - favorite meet?

What was your favorite meet? Was it with a lot of people or just a few people? What did you do? 
20th-May-2016 11:07 pm - Shop in Wonderland with John Leigh
So there's a new Lolita shop in Houston, Texas called Shop in Wonderland that carries all sorts of brands such as Angelic Pretty, Triple Fortune and Putumayo. The Gothic and Lolita Bible is available for purchase (though there aren't any for sale as I type this right now) and there's even a blog with a couple entries on how you can be confident in J-fashion. Sounds great right?


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Lovely Lor's video provides a peek inside the shop (with consent from the employees).

The Houston Press's article about John Leigh's harassment.

My entry on the whole debacle, with links to accounts of others' harassment and the change.org petition to revoke John Leigh's title of Kawaii Ambassador
20th-May-2016 08:19 pm - who's afraid of alterations?! not me!

Guess what I did to my holy-shit-was-this-expensive! dress? A recon! Yaaaay!! =^.^=V When I got the Haunuli dress in the mail, I was kind of disappointed by the fact that it was too big. While I appreciate the roomyness in ANY lolita dress, I was horrified to find out that I looked really pregnant in it! I tried pulling and tugging, but I just could not get comfortable in wearing this OP. I lamented in the fact that I should've waited out for the JSK instead.

Well, since I've been on a budget and $300 on a dress I won't wear really bothers me, I decided to do the only thing I can do...make a recon! I was super nervous when I first started disassembling the dress... This could turn out to bad!! Luckily, I found that I had enough sewing skills to make this work. :)
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20th-May-2016 02:27 pm - Katsucon 2016 videos
This year I was able to attend Katsucon for the first time and I got a lot of fun video while I was there! I've uploaded two videos, one a general convention review with lots of outfit pans of all the lovely Lolita I could find, and the other of the fashion show. I hope to go again next year and get even more footage!

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20th-May-2016 01:05 am - May edition of your last look

What was your last look (that you took a picture of.) Did you go to a meet up or just taking a trip to the store?
Was it a standard 'go-to' for you or did you try something new? Do you like the way it looks or would you change it up?
Which substyle would you change to?

If I should choose another style than classic, I would choose punk. I can still wear regimental stripes, I still can wear plaids, and I can even wear more plaids. But I think a pure punk lolita wardrobe is kind of a expert move. So I would choose to combine with a gothic mainpiece or two. Read the restCollapse )
Hey, EGL! It's been quite a while. (I don't think I've been on here in at least a year!) Seeing as I've gained a few pieces of brand, I thought I'd ask for some good, old-fashioned concrit for my OOTD. (COTD?) I would also greatly appreciate accessory suggestions!

Outfit Rundown
Head Accessories: Whip Collection detachable bow, offbrand (square) ball hair ties.
Blouse: Thrifted
Accessories: BTSSB necklace, offbrand pearl bracelets, AP purse with AP phone charm.
Skirt: AP's Whip Collection
Socks: AP
Shoes: Bodyline

Thanks in advance!

~Bonus Question~
Have any of you started planning coords for ILD yet?
Edit: Someone on facebook has told me the exact information I need to know! The dress on the right is in fact another dress that just happens to be very similar; Organdy Babydoll OP released in 2004 http://lolibrary.org/apparel/organdy-babydoll-op

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