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Hello! I’ve been looking forward to making another one of these, but of course I left things until the end of the month again. In terms of main pieces, my wardrobe hasn’t grown too much since my last post since I sold several things. Stylewise, I’ve also mostly stuck to collecting VM and dark/muted solids. But I was able to round things out a lot by focusing more heavily on blouses and accessories, so I’m much happier with it than I was a year ago. Plus I managed to get a few dream/wishlist items, so that helps!
If you are interested in seeing particular pieces worn, my handle for posting coords is @ordovicienne.
Hello! This is my third wardrobe post! Previous years: 2018 | 2017 I simultaneously participated in @thefabledfawn's #eglwardrobechallenge on Instagram. While it initially sounds like a lot more work, it actually helped break down the enormous task of photographing every item I have into smaller, more manageable parts over multiple days, so I'm actually showing a lot more things that I had before but did not photograph.
Background: I have been interested in lolita since 2001 and finally got the means and motivation to start building a wardrobe in 2013. I primarily wear more mature sweet and classic leaning styles with dark color bases (black, brown, and red especially) but I like to try lots of different things, so there are a wide variety of colors and motifs sprinkled throughout. I have organized the items by type and roughly by color.
Names in italicized text are new for this year.
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Hi! Here's my annual wardrobe post. :D I decided to only take pictures of my strictly lolita brand and wearable items (no novelty items), since I have a lot of handmade/offbrand/other jfashion brand items (mainly accessories) and including them all would make photographing everything quite impossible. I'm very sorry for the sometimes blurry or grayish pictures, it's really hard to take pictures in January, since there isn't much natural light outside.
Welcome to my wardrobe and apologies in advance for the wide variety of outdoor lighting and reflections. My style seems to have become a little of everything, despite my insistence that I'm still a gothic lolita who dabbles in sweet and classic.
Like most people, I've moved to Instagram for daily outfits and general online interactions, but it's still nice to see wardrobe post month on egl.
This year I'm going to be trying, as always, to part with the things that I don't wear as often or have fallen out of love with, and acquire items to coordinate the dresses and skirts I do want to wear in more different ways.
I used to be a fairly active poster and follower of the community, but a fell off a few years ago so I'm looking for an update on how things are done with buying and selling.I bought so many pieces way back when and never wore them so I'm selling the majority of my "collection" - mostly Baby and Angelic Pretty pieces. It looks like egl_comm_sales is no longer active. Are most people using Lacemarket now or is that no longer a thing?
Its been three years since I last participated in a wardrobe post, so long that I forgot how much work this was to put together. It took me way to long, just to figure out my password, log in and remember how to log a post, let alone the month it took to take and edit the photos. That being said, I am glad I took the time to do it and it's nice to be able to post this and look back at my previous wardrobe posts. If you would like to see the comparison, my 2016 wardrobe is here, my 2015 wardrobe is here, my 2014 wardrobe post is here, and my 2013 wardrobe post is here. I have spent the last three years, being busy as new mum. My wardrobe took a back seat to my baby boy and now that he is a little older I am able to start slowly getting back into some of my hobbies again. I hope you enjoy a walk through my wardrobe ( Wardrobe post, right this way....Collapse )
This year I felt ambitious to tackle a wardrobe post again so here we are. My wardrobe has now become a mixture of items that I love and increased flexibility in that I have mostly everything needed to create multiple unique coordinates. Once again, I apologize for the lighting. Canadian winters = little sunlight = no decent lighting
I said I wouldn't do it but here I am, photographed all of them in 20 minutes because that's how much natural light I get a day in my sad mushroom cave of a room. If you squint you can see the light fading as each picture progresses!!! Fun game to play with my wardrobe post.
My partner and I started building our lolita wardrobe after an amazing trip to Japan in 2017. In that year and 2018 we bought and sold a lot as we figured out the clothes we most wanted to wear. This is our first wardrobe post!
I'm princessfawny on tumblr and instagram! I'm a 26 y/o Canadian lolita. I've been wearing lolita since 2013, after Enchanted Fawn got me to stop window shopping and start building a collection. I thought I was going to be a classic lolita, until my wardrobe started to turn pink! I'd like to continue buying more pink items to build a casual wardrobe as well. ( Read more...Collapse )
I referenced last year's post often when creating coords, so given all the changes in the past 12 months, an update was sorely needed. Please excuse the lighting issues—I reused photos from my previous post when possible and it took a few weekends to photograph everything. New pieces are marked with ✪.
Right on brand, this year I also didn't plan on doing a wardrobe post - yet here I am again. I figured that last year's was good, so let's reuse it and photograph my additions only. Besides, I have used last year's post so much when planning outfits that I know it will be worth the effort.
Despite saying last year that I'd get more red pieces, I ended up adding more blue, white/ivory plus a few oddballs. I also tried out two styles I never thought I'd do: gothic lolita and ouji.
2018 was absolutely amazing. It kicked off with getting my ultimate dream dress, which I never thought I'd get or even fit, then only improved as I attended three large lolita events, two of which were abroad.
My wardrobe goal for 2019 is to get rid of some bits (links to LM where appropriate, check those out for more details), replace others with better versions and finally add more red main pieces. Probably still won't happen, just watch me go on a blue and white impulse buy splurge when I go to Japan.
As always, if you want to know where something is from or which design it is (if I haven't listed that), just ask. Thumb image is by Mimi Jamora.
2016, 2017 and 2018 wardrobe posts for the very curious, but be warned that the quality of photography declines the further back you go.