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2015 Wardrobe Post!

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This year will be my second time participating in egl's wardrobe theme. My wardrobe has changed and grown significantly over the past year, so much so that i only have one dress from last year.

I made a shift from super sweet pastels to more muted colors and jewel tones. I really feel that i have found my own personal style within the fashion over the past year. Ivory and Beige is the most prominent color in my wardrobe because i find that it is very versatile.

I made an extra effort this year to make up for my post last year which is a little embarrassing for me to look back on, (bad photography & background mainly) but it's good to see my progress as a lolita. You can check it out here: http://egl.livejournal.com/19516106.html


Onto the post! I took photos over several weeks between work so there might be some inconsistency in lighting and such, and i ran out of time to make coordinates for a couple of dresses. I hope you enjoy.




Starting off with my only skirt! I'm more of a JSK person but i love the floral pattern on this piece, it's surprisingly nice for Bodyline.
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Bodyline l119



The most recent addition to my wardrobe. I'm in love with the sleeves and it fits me perfectly. Photos don't do it justice! I can't wait to wear this in the winter.
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BTSSB Shirring Velour OP


Onto the JSK's!


I love this dress from baby. It's actually quite short on me and i'm only 5'3! I might invest in a nice underskirt.
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BTSSB Antoinette Bouquet JSK



A nice, simple JSK from Bodyline. I wanted to make a coordinate with this but i just ran out of time. I particularly like the lace and the part in the middle of this dress.
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Bodyline L379



I bought this dress because of my growing love for country lolita. Even though my tastes have changed to something a little more mature, i can't pass up strawberries.
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Angelic Pretty Sheep Garden Tiered JSK



This dress was a christmas present from my boyfriend this past christmas. I love alice in wonderland and i hope to get more alice themed dresses in the future.
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Angelic Pretty Glass Bottle of Tears JSK



Cameo Window became one of my dream dresses some time after it's release, i didn't like it at first but seeing details on the Ivory version i fell in love. I was lucky enough to find it in a set with the tights and headbow. I plan to wear this for my 20th birthday this year.
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Angelic Pretty Cameo Window Tiered JSK



Musee du Chocolat started the Ivory revolution in my wardrobe. I love all the details and the crowns in the print.
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Angelic Pretty Musee du Chocolat JSK



I had this dress on my wishlist for a little while, and i managed to get it when AP had it's half off sale. I really like the brown on this dress, it's closer to AP's "bitter" color instead of the milky chocolate color they use quite often.
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Angelic Pretty Quartet Chocolate Collared JSK



Another dream dress of mine. I was very lucky to find this after a girl messaged me about my WTB and she even had this lovely matching tricorn that i bought too.
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Rococo Soul Age of Sail JSK



I bought this on a whim and it's absolutely beautiful. It's longsleeved, but very light and breathable for the summer. It can be worn on it's own or used as an underdress.
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Victorian Maiden Offshoulder Ribbon OP



This dress was love at first sight for me. As soon as i saw the scans i quickly emailed my SS to secure a spot for in store release. Unfortunately brown was the least popular colorway for this series and remained in the webshop for some time, and i ended up paying quite a lot in SS fees and shipping. But i actually love the brown colorway and i will definitely be holding onto this one.
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Angelic Pretty Loyal Rosette JSK



Another recent addition to my wardrobe. I really love tartan, i need more of it. If anyone knows the name of this dress please let me know!
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BTSSB Unknown Tartan JSK



My only pink dress. It's really nice to wear on hot days with a short sleeved blouse and hat.
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BTSSB Strawberry Tart JSK



This dress is probably my favourite non-print dress. Another dress i ran out of time to make a coordinate for. The lace is amazing and i feel really cute wearing it.
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BTSSB Amarette Ribbon JSK



This dress was a christmas/early birthday present from my grandma this year. It satisfies my love for sailor/pirate themed lolita and gold detailing.
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Rouge Aerie Nightmare Rising JSK



A simple JSK that i can wear in many different ways.
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AATP 2012 Lucky Pack JSK



And finally the only dress i have kept over the past year, bought for me by my boyfriend in 2013. I have since removed the pockets since i wasn't really a fan of them.
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Blouses
I'm definitely lacking in the blouse department, one of my goals for this year is to get a wider variety of blouses and in different colors.
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From top left: Dear Celine, Taobao, Vintage, Bodyline x3, Metamorphose, 69th Department



Cardigans/Jackets
I love cardigans and i wear them pretty much everyday since i like to have my arms covered. I only photographed my more interesting ones.
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Bodyline, Dream V and Offbrand.



I recently bought this lovely cloak from Innocent world. It's really soft and warm.
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Innocent World Ribbon Lace Cloak



And my only bolero! It just arrived today, it's so beautiful.
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Metamorphose



Accessories

Headbows! I must say i do love my headbows. I feel incomplete without some sort of bow on my head.
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A mixture of brand and taobao



Berets and my bonnet! Berets are a second favourite next to headbows for me
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Bonnet from Elpress L, Taobao x3, BTSSB x2



My hat collection.
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Taobao, Handmade and 1 Bodyline



Misc brooches and my little Peppermint Fox collection.
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Some of my more interesting accessories. I didn't really bother taking photos of my necklaces, there's too many.
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Collars i wear when it gets really cold in the winter
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Here are all the bags i use with lolita. I am a bit of a bag and shoe hoarder, as you will see.
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From top left: Taobao, BTSSB, Taobao x3, Restyle, Angelic Pretty, BTSSB, Taobao x2, Metamorphose, Taobao, Swimmer


+ My cute little Kuma Kumya
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BTSSB



Here are my socks! I wear a lot of tights and i usually reserve my socks for special occasions, but those are pretty boring to look at.
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Mostly Angelic Pretty, x3 offbrand and 1 Metamorphose



Shoes. I have quite a lot of shoes but i think that it adds variety to outfits. I wear lolita quite often so i need something different every now and then.
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From top left: Bodyline x3, Antaina, Taobao, Offbrand, Vivienne Westwood, Bodyline x5, Offbrand, Bodyline x3, Taobao, Bodyline x2



And a couple of things i'm waiting on in the mail.
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Innocent World OP & Angelic Pretty Bag


Phew! I hope you enjoyed looking at my wardrobe post, and i may see you again next year if i can manage it! This year i want to focus on getting more blouses and boleros and get some more of my dream dresses.

If you are interested in seeing more about how i wear my dresses etc. you can check out my tumblr: http://strawberrymelody.tumblr.com/

Thanks for looking!~
Tags: *alice and the pirates, *angelic pretty, *baby the stars shine bright, *bodyline, *metamorphose, community: wardrobe post, theme: january
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