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Theme for September
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egl features a monthly theme, in which everyone is welcome to participate!
Not all community posts have to be on theme; the themes are just to give people inspiration and excuses to post! Everyone is welcome to submit theme ideas in this post. If you want to submit artwork for next months layout, please check this post.

October's theme is Lolita Communities
At its heart, lolita is a social fashion. From our online communities to our real-life meetups, we're always getting together to chat about our clothes. This month, it's your chance to share about your lolita community. Give us your latest meetup report, or post your best tea party recipes.

• Please familiarize yourself with the list of banned sellers/scammers over at egl_comm_sales right here.
12th-Nov-2014 03:54 pm - Bodyline Website Compromised
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Just as a heads up, Bodyline’s website was compromised at some point earlier today (November 12th, 2014).

1. Monitor your credit card for suspicious purchases if you are a past customer. If you see one, call your bank to report it as soon as possible.
2. Monitor the Bodyline FB page for more information.

Do Not:
1. Visit the site.
2. Try to make new orders.
3. Open any emails from them unless in text-only view. Do not open attachments or click any links.

If you want to make a purchase from bodyline during the downtime you can use a SS to purchase from their Rakuten shop ( or a reseller like Cosmates (

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Hello everyone!^^

The 23th and 24th of August, another Lolita Kawaii Weekend will take place in the Netherlands!^^
We are very proud to announce our two special guest, Misako Aoki and Yumi Fujiwara (designer of Innocent World)!

The weekend will start on a Saturday from 12:30-20:00 in the beautiful city of Utrecht. Here we will enjoy an high tea and have a meet and greet with the special guests.
There will also be a little market where you can buy lots of cute things and there will also be a raffle!
At the end of the day, there will be a fashion show.

On Sunday we will have a surprise trip with the special guests. Lunch is included for this :)

Tickets are 85 euros for the Saturday and 130 euros for the entire weekend.
Please, get your tickets here:

And don't forget, there is a dress code. Since it's a lolita event, the dresscode is lolita and the accompanying boystyles are also allowed!^^

We hope to see you there! Thank you for reading! And if you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask here or on our Facebook page (look for Lolita Kawaii Weekend on Facebook!)
As a follow up to the Online store renewal campaign, they finally announced the date!

Don't forget to register for the new online store since they are going to completely remove the customer information on the old online store. Also, if you register at the new online store, you will get 500 points for free (Which is like a 500 yen discount.).

Also, Angelic Pretty has created a new original print, called Berry Garden. It kinda reminds me of BtSSB's Sugar Bouquet, which will be released on the same day as the Online Store renewal opening day.

I am not sure if this can apply to the overseas customers, but there is something fancy to know!

So for a bit, Angelic Pretty has closed its store online temporarily for a renewal. As an opening campaign, they are going to give out 500 points (Equal to 500 Yen, so about $5.) for free for those who register asap at the new online store (The AP staff told me to wait until the new online store opens since the member information for the old online store will be erased, and won't get the 500 yen, so register when the store opens.). This means, we can have a 500 yen discount in a way!

Also, there will be a novelty item for the first 150 shoppers who spend over 10,000 yen (approx $100). I am not sure what it is, but lets see!

Original information here:

hi EGL lolitas!

Baroque released new series,
'rabbit circus master's strange circus' recently.

here are our new catalog photos. please come to see >_< !

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28th-Sep-2013 07:23 pm - Harajuku Fashion show at MCM Expo!
We need your help!

Currently, the Harajuku Fashion Show needs some lolita models for the fashion show happening at October MCM Expo in London.
We only have 1 lolita, meaning we need a lot more! We need:

1- Classic Lolita
1- Gothic Lolita
2- Sweet Lolita
1- Other sub-style of Lolita, eg Sailor, Kodona, Guro etc!

If you wear any of these styles and want to show off your frills on the stage, click here for details and contact us!
Closing date is October 15th, so you have time to write your application.

Thanks, and hope to see you there!^^
23rd-Aug-2013 01:21 am - do you like organdy dresses?

Baroque's new series 'Kingdom Of lolita' dresses are organdy based Flocked dress^-^

it's first ordandy dress of Baroque. i really love it!

please come see our catalog!


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So I realized recently that USPS removed the ability to add tracking to packages shipped international: it says it in the descriptions of the services still, but does not allow the option to add it. So, I called USPS about it and she verified that yes, in fact, there is no way to track international packages (the medium and large flat rate boxes and express mail have pseudo tracking but she said it’s not really tracking at all, it just says when it has left the country not even if it has been delivered)

So I called Paypal knowing that their buyer protection is only valid if a package has tracking - The PP rep verified my fears. They know about it and yes, USPS is NOT valid for buyer protection! She said the only way to get it is using UPS and FedEx because they have true tracking and to not use USPS to ship international packages!!


If you want to reblog this on tumblr I have it posted here:
15th-Nov-2012 10:15 pm - Victoriangirldress on ebay
I don't know whether any one else has noticed, but it appears that much-loved victoriangirldress are no longer selling their beautiful petticoats!!
Does any one know any thing about this? Is it a pernament end or just a temporary break? I'm really upset because I was just on my way to place my order! :(
If it is pernament, does any one know of somewhere else where I can get those petticoats or one's of a similar price? (I'm too poor! T_T)
Thanks in advance for any replies!! :)
30th-Oct-2012 10:40 am - EGL Contest Reminder for October
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Dressed up for Halloween?  Want to show it off?  (Yes you do, you know you do.)  Don't forget to submit your entry to the EGL Monthly Contest: Classy Costumes! 

But how?  It's easy!  Just complete four short, painless steps.  Pay no attention to any typos.

1.  Click here.

2.  Fill out the requested form.

3.  Include a link to a photo of you in your fab creation.

4.  Wire $100 entry fee to lavenderspikes re paypal

4.  Wire $500 bribe to lavenderspikes re paypal

4.  Wire many many pretty dresses and bows and frills and oh my goodness lace mwa ha ha and oh yes those little wristcuffs that go for ridiculous prices but I just can't get enough of to lavenderspikes re owlpost

4.  Click submit and sit back!

Remember, the zombieline  vampireline  deadline is October 31st!  Be there, or be a zombie-ita.
2nd-Aug-2012 06:41 pm - New lolita shop :Claro de Luna

Hello everyone!
I would like to introduce to you a new Lolita Shop from Chile, "Claro de Luna".

Would you like to take a look inside?

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2nd-Aug-2012 01:15 am - August Community Updates
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Artwork this month is by fubuchama. You can view more of her work on her Tumblr.

Want your artwork featured? Click here for details on our monthly Banner Contest!

The General Theme for August is Lolita and Sports
Does the thought of playing sports in your lolita make you shake in your tea party shoes? Don't fret, there are plenty of lawn games like croquet and bocce ball you can enjoy without breaking a sweat (actually, lolitas don't sweat, we glisten). But if you do play American football in your lolita, then more power to you! Either way, this month share your sports-playing lolita adventures!

The Aesthetic Theme for August is Simplicity
Lately, many lolitas have been wrapped up in the over-the-top movement. Sweet, classic, gothic; we all seem to be preoccupied with how many bracelets we can wear and how much stuff fits in our multi-colored hair. This month, take a moment to appreciate the elegance and refinement of a simple coordinate, and remember to share your experience with us!

We are also introducing a new rule for our banner contests:
Entrants are permitted to submit their work during as many months as they desire. However, if an entrant wins the contest 2 months in a row, they will not be permitted to enter during the following 3 months. This is to promote variety and awareness of the community's great number of talented artists.
1st-Jul-2012 11:32 pm - July Community Updates
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Artwork this month is by elivior. You can view more of her work on her DeviantArt.

Want your artwork featured? Click here for details on our monthly Banner Contest!

The General Theme for July is Lolita and Film
Lolitas certainly love having our pictures taken, but we also look great on film! Show us your original lolita-themed short films, or, in a different vein, discuss your favorite films that feature lolita fashion or characters who dress in lolita. See you on the silver screen!

The Aesthetic Theme for July is Retro
Coordinates with a vintage feel from decades past or retro prints like poodles and polka dots reign supreme this month! Share with us your neat-o retro coordinates and you'll be the cat's meow!
12th-Jun-2012 02:36 am(no subject)
Hi EGL Lolitas! long time no see.
i have an important news, so i want to let you know.

if you know Korean brand "baroque" or "Lief, please read this post^-^

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7th-Jun-2012 05:45 pm - Nemacon - Lolita Lounge Line-up
I'm helping run a few Lolita events at Nemacon this year.
Nemacon is running from Saturday 23rd June to Sunday 24th June
Check out the sparkly and amazing Nemacon website here

'm here to let you know about the Lolita side of the event.  
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