Wednesday, March 30, 2011

A Big Huge Lolita Level Thing.

Each criteria is a level. Add up your total and then put yourself into a category. Repost this to your own blog, website, or journal, bolding the ones that apply to you, and then show your score/level at the bottom. The only rule is that you must add one lolita 'level' to the list!

*please note that this post is tagged as humor. satire only, dolls!

So, I better get bolding. :D

You've been to egl.
You've posted on egl, without an onslaught of 'USE THE MEMORIES' and likewise.
You've bought a lolita mook.
You've picked a favorite brand.
You've ordered your first item.
You've worn a full outfit.
You've worn a full outfit out in public.
You've worn a full outfit and posted photos of it on the Internet.

You know what JSK, OP, and cutsew all mean.
You've bought your first brand piece.
You know your measurements.
You know you shoe size - in American, European, and Japanese.
You know who Mr. Yan is.
You know who Mana is. (+1 points if you know his band. +2 points if you know his brand. +3 points if you know why he's featured in every GLB. +4 if you have a shrine to him in your closet.)
You know who Maki and Asuka are. (+2 if you've met Maki and Asuka).
You've watched Kamikaze Girls. (+1 if you know the real name of this movie. +2 if you know who wrote the book this was based on. +3 if you've also read the manga or novel. +4 if you love the author despite his criminal record).
You own a wig. (+1 if you own more than 2.) (It's ordered. Shh.... xD)
You own a pair of falls.
You can identify lace on the spot.
You can identify an item's brand on the spot.
You can identify the year a dress was made by a specific brand on the spot.

You can name several different dresses or prints.
You answer stock photo requests.
You mod a lolita community.
You decorate your nails. (+1 if you wear fake nails. +2 if you make fake nails.)
You own a pair of a rocking horse shoes. (+1 if you know their abbreviation.)
You've made your own rose corsage.
You've made anything out of your brand dress's waist ties.
You've made anything out of a matching eco tote. (+3 if you were the first one to do it, you think).
You know how to apply false eyelashes.
You know how to pronounce shirring.

You know how to pronounce Moi-meme-moitie, or Metamorphose tempes de fille.
You know a reliable shopping service.
You bid on Yahoo!Japan or Mbok.
You've been to a meetup.
You've planned a meetup.
You've planned a meetup with catering or more than 20 attendees.
You've met up with lolitas while on vacation to foreign or faraway locales.
You've seen a lolita fashion show.
You've seen a brand fashion show.
You've modeled in a lolita fashion show.
You've modeled in a brand lolita fashion show.
You wear bloomers.
You know how to make bloomers.

You tell other people to wear bloomers.
You draw lolita art, write a lolita blog, or provide the community with some sort of creative services.
You've taken purikura in lolita.
You've decorated your room/house/apartment in lolita style.
You've listened to lolita music.
You've learned kana.
You've learned enough Japanese to read a magazine.
You wear or own circle lenses.
You've been called a princess by a young child.
You've dressed up a friend.
You've convert a friend.
You've been in media (television, newspaper, magazine). (+2 points if it's Japanese media.)
You've learned a handicraft, like jewelry making, embroidery, or sewing.
You've become a lolita mentor.
You've attended lolita events at an anime or multi-genre convention.
You’ve organized or presented lolita events at a convention.
You've visited a brand shop.
Trip to Japan!
You've dressed up and gone out alone.
You're prepared for inclement or colder weather in lolita (coat, parasol, boots, gloves, other climate-specific items.)
You've learned face contouring.
You've made a lolita valentine.
You've got a lolita pen pal or online lolita friends.
You have local lolita friends.
You know how to modify clothes that don't fit you.
You know how to dress for your body type.
You've been in a street snap.
You've been to multiple world locations of the same brand store (BABY Paris, BABY Tokyo, BABY San Francisco, etc.)
You've created a makeup/hair/sewing tutorial.
You've sold hand-created lolita goods.
You have your own lolita fashion line.
You've gotten a lolita haircut, style, or color.
You've mixed other street fashions with lolita.
You've thrown a lolita party/had a lolita wedding.
You've dressed your child/small children in lolita or kodona style.
You've successfully cross-dressed in lolita style at least once (boystyle for girls and girls' clothing for guys).
You've lolified or made sure all the contents of your purse are cute (wallet, lipgloss, keyring, etc.)
You have a lolita pet (small dogs, cats, rabbits, exotic birds, fancy fish) or have dressed/accessorized your pet (bows or pet clothes). (Cavalier King Charles FTW.)
You've dressed your significant other or dated someone who dresses in J-fashion/alternative fashion.
You've read Alice in Wonderland. (+1 if you've seen the animated movie or other variations, +2 if you've seen more than one variation, +3 if you own more than one variation)
You've dressed as Alice or another Wonderland character in lolita style, or own Alice themed items.
You've made something from a Japanese pattern.
You've found, bought, or made lolita underwear (bras and panties).
You wear lolita daily, or have gone 7 days straight wearing only lolita.
You have lolita calling cards or business cards.
You play a lolita instrument (i.e., piano, violin, harp, French horn... well any instrument really.)
You can translate yen to your country's currency in your head. (+1 if you can convert other currencies you shop with as well. +2 if you read the news to know how the yen is doing.)
You've sold lolita clothing online (secondhand, egl_comm_sales).
Your article or entry has been put into the egl memories.
You take photos of your outfits/daily outfit photos.
You’ve posted to daily_lolita.
You own a petticoat. (+1 if you own more than one. +2 if you wear three or more at a time).
You’ve bought a lucky pack.
You keep a style diary or look-book.
You can put together an outfit made entirely from offbrand.
You’ve bought offbrand or non-Japanese brand.

Adorable Admirer (lvls 1 - 20) You've started studying or liking lolita but haven't taken that leap of faith yet. Good luck!

Resplendant Rufflebutt (lvls 21 - 40) At home within the land of the rufflebutts and spilling frills from every edge.

Victorian Maiden (lvls 41 - 60) A classy lolita of taste and experience, who knows her way around the lolita social set.

Starry Celebrity (lvls 61 - 80) On page six of the lolita world, you've risen to the ring of the upper crust.

Pretty Princess (lvls 81 - 100) Lolita royalty, truly versed in the ways of the lacey ones, the lolita princesses have achieved a special level of enlightenment.

Ultimate Lolita (Boss Fight!) (lvls 100+) Wow, you've gotten over 100 levels? You're the ultimate lolita with unlimited hitpoints. That's actually a little scary...


As in... SIXTY SIX? Starry Celebrity *sniggerchoke*
Yeah roight...

I got this from Heather at Unicorn For Hire (link in the sidebar there somewhere) and it's a barrel o' laughs.

Go on, do it too. I dare you :D

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Baby's Chocolate Fascinate Fairytale

Not being a brand to leave a break between prints, Baby has a new series, Chocolate Fascinate Fairytale, up for reserve. (I swear, all this chocolate is going to give me some serious cavities...)
In the series, alongside the two different types of JSK, are socks, a bag, a headbow and a skirt. That's right, no OP!

Here are the two types of JSK:

Okay, let me be honest here, I am somewhat in love with this.
Though both are lovely, I prefer the second one. The first one appears to be high-waisted, and I much prefer normal-waisted dresses, but there you go, that's just me.

Now, on to the print itself. There are four colours, as follows:

It's a lovely print, there's no denying it. Who doesn't want a cute little village scene on their skirt? However, I feel as though the print is a tad out of season. To me, it looks like a winter print, what with the snow, both falling and on the ground. That said, I'd probably still get it if I could, in brown. Ahh brown, you lovely colour you.

Here's the link to the reservation page:

Is anyone getting it? If so, what colour? I'm very curious :P

It's Miserable, It's Raining, It's a School Morning, SO...'s a picture of my teacup.
Hurrah for posts completely unrelated to almost everything!

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Metamorphose - "The Forest Story" and why I love/hate it.

I don't know why I didn't see it until now, but there you go. Meta has released, on pre-order, which I believe is over now, a new print, full of foresty goodness.


You know, I sort of like this print. Okay, so one could argue that there are enough rabbity fawny animal cutesy prints to conquer a small planet, but there's still something nice about it. In honesty, I wouldn't go out of my way to buy it, but hey, I'm sure many would, and rightly so if they like it.

Now, the part I don't like so much.
Maybe I'm just obnoxiously picky, but I don't like the stripes on the black version.

On the white and pink versions, it's not so noticeable, and much more toned down. I just feel that it's too urgent for the print, and takes away from it somewhat. Instead of seeing the print, the eyes are drawn straight to the stripes, or at least, that's happening to me.

I think they should've done something like this:

Or even just cut beneath the print altogether like so:

...but that's just me, and I'm no designer :P

So, has anyone ordered it?

Friday, March 18, 2011

Split Wigs & Formspringing.

First off, sorry for not posting since year dot. Life called, and it wasn't pretty.


I've been iffy about split wigs for a long time, mostly because I've only ever seen them in OTT sweet coords, something I'd never be able to pull off.
Then I found this on

...and my brain went into GJSIOGEDIGO mode. I then spotted this:

I am in so much love. If I was to buy either, I'd probably get the brown because it's a little more natural (just a little :P), and it'd be more likely to match stuff, especially since I've been falling seriously in love with brown. I need to start saving my money. For real.

That reminds me, my mint Melty Chocolate Replica is on the way. Needless to say, when I get that, there will be lots of crazy posting.

Now, here's a place of interest. I've had a formspring since the dawn of time, but I don't get any questions anymore. SO, if you have a question to ask me, or if you just want to annoy me but asking non-questions, my formspring is here:

Don't have too much fun :)