Diary · Lessons

Why are some dresses so expensive?

This topic came up last week in the Lolita Blog Carnival, but I’ve been pretty jet-lagged since my last trip to Japan, so I’ve been taking it easy between work and unpacking. I still think that this topic is a pretty interesting one – but I also feel like there are usually quite a few… Continue reading Why are some dresses so expensive?

Communities · Diary · Lessons

Learning to Let Go and Move On

A few months ago everything I’ve been working on fell apart. Over the course of a few weeks all of the events I’d planned were cancelled and the shop I’d put so much time into curating was closed. I couldn’t adapt because I didn’t see it coming, and as a result I lost the momentum… Continue reading Learning to Let Go and Move On

Lessons

Public Service Announcement: WASH YOUR DANG CLOTHING

“Since I always wear a blouse with my jumperskirts, I don’t see the point in washing them.”  ” I heard that any red dye will bleed, so I don’t risk washing my expensive dresses! “ “Handwashing is too much trouble, and drycleaning is too expensive. So I just let things air out before I wear… Continue reading Public Service Announcement: WASH YOUR DANG CLOTHING

Communities · Lessons

Tips for Dealing with Anxiety at a Meetup

  In the western lolita fashion world we have two distinct types of communities: Local communities where people get together to make friends and attend events, and the larger online communities where people can discuss latest releases, trends, and shop. It is true that occasionally girls find their local community first, but I think it… Continue reading Tips for Dealing with Anxiety at a Meetup