When you go onto your favorite brand websites, it is completely understandable that the prices that display on the online shops are quite intimidating, especially if this is the first time you have been exposed to name brand fashion. Do not worry. There are many ways you can wear name brand Lolita fashion at an affordable price.
♦ Lolita name brands have sales throughout the year,
so you can save big on your favorite Lolita essentials.
♦ Lace Market is a great place to find new and gently used items.
Lolita Desu, Wunderwelt, ClosetChild, and Takoyakico are other great online shops as well!
♦ Trades are always a great way to get something new.
♦ Brands offer "Fukubukuro" or "Lucky Packs" at the end of the year.
These packs include apparel and accessories at an extreme discount!
Lolita fashion has a good resale value. If you purchase something you no longer want, or that does not fit your particular style or size, you are able to resell the item or trade it for another piece to add to your wardrobe.
Fashion only grows and stays interesting because of people who push the defined boundaries and experiment with the style. While there are very defined aesthetic rules required in order to make Lolita, well, Lolita, the need to grow and integrate new styles keeps the fashion fresh, new and exciting! There have been numerous trends in mainstream and other kawaii fashion styles that have made their way into Lolita fashion.
A french peignoir has made it's way from other popular Harajuku fashions, such as fairy kei and mori kei, into Lolita recently. This beautiful airy overly is often made of a light and breathable fabric, such as organza. It is truly a lovely and delicate addition to your wardrobe. Flower crowns have also made an appearance in Lolita! This recent fashion trend features lovely false silk flowers with every addition from leaves to pearls. They are certainly a delicate and beautiful accessory, particularly if you have a floral print in your Lolita coordinate.
Both of these trends are just examples of recent additions to the fashion. There are numerous additions that have been added to take Lolita to the next level. If no one added something new to this wonderful street fashion, the fashion would slowly fade. Please do experiment and add new ideas to this gorgeous style!
There are limitless videos, blogs and forum posts that act as advice about the fashion. Many of these sources suggest you should start with a skirt if you have not worn the style before. Many sources suggest you should purchase a one-piece dress to start with. Numerous of these sources state you should purchase off-brand or indie brand pieces to get you started or to stick to a particular style in order to grow your wardrobe. All of these suggestions are great advice! It is always good to view your options and seek a second opinion.
What about my advice? My advice is simple: do what feels right for you! If you think you should start out small when you want to start a fashion? Do it. Do you want to purchase your dream dress as a jumperskirt? Do it. Do you want to try multiple Lolita fashion styles? Do it. If you never try it, you will regret it. It is important to listen to that little voice inside of you. Again, it is important to hear other options to help you decide. I believe this fashion is a great way to discover and celebrate yourself and, honestly, no one knows you like you!
And there you have it; those are my three topics.What are the three topics of advice you would tell newbie Lolita self? What wisdom do you want to share with other Lolitas? I would love to read your answers below!
This is the account of one young woman and her passion for Lolita Fashion.