Lately, I’ve been really interested in researching older brands that influenced early Lolita history. This is what I know about PRETTY.
In 1994, Zipper magazine, which would have been a competitor with Cutie, and with Kera when it started several years later, ran an article as
This month’s theme for Bibliotheca is hair accessories and hats. I’ve written a few things about hair accessories in the past like the history of
A look at ‘A Critique of Lolita Fashion’ featured in the September 1987 issue of Ryuko Tsushin, often cited as the first appearance of the term lolita fashion in print.
I’ve been collecting/wearing vintage Pink House pieces for a few years now, and while my wallet is sad that Pink House is seeing a surge of popularity, it’s been a great source of new inspiration.
The first part of a 3-part series looking lightly into the history of the teddy bear and where bears have popped up in specific Japanese street fashions.