Crimson Reflections

Because sometimes the world is too compex for black and white

Identifying Replicas

Thank you for attending my 2016 Rufflecon panel!

The presentation slides are available via google docs:

slides

 

Resources

Lolibrary – Lolibrary is an archive of current and past lolita items, and is a great resource when trying to identify an item.

What is that Dress – A facebook group for identifying lolita items.

Brand Tags – A reference of brand tags

Milanoo Clones 

Known replica shops:

Oo Jia / JJLolita
Tell-tale signs: faded fabric, weird patterning
https://www.facebook.com/oo.jia

KStar
Tell-tale signs: Cheap lace
nonopunk.taobao.com  ?

DOL / Dream Of Lolita
Tell-Tale signs: low quality fabric

RTBU / Refuse to Be Usual
Low Quality

LingLam / Little Chilli Shop
Low Quality

Swiss Blue Bird Shop
No “real” brand tag

1/2 Cup Milk Shop
No “real” brand tag

Major Re-sellers:
My-Lolita-Dress