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Harajuku

  1. 1. HARAJUKU LOLITAS SWEET LOLITA
  2. 2. <ul><li>A young woman is waiting for the traffic light to turn green on a busy street. She is dressed in </li></ul><ul><li>a white </li></ul><ul><li>long-sleeved </li></ul><ul><li>frilly blouse </li></ul><ul><li>a black pinafore dress trimmed with white lace </li></ul><ul><li>black knee length socks </li></ul><ul><li>white pair of ‘Mary Jane’ shoes </li></ul><ul><li>A lacy, white headdress adorns her delicately </li></ul><ul><li>curled light brown hair </li></ul><ul><li>her black parasol trimmed with black ribbons protects her from the attack of the ultraviolet rays, which threaten her pallid complexion. </li></ul><ul><li>Although the girl appears to have slipped out of Lewis Carroll’s famous Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland , no one around her seems to pay particular attention to her appearance. This is Harajuku, an area known for its striking fashion in Japan. </li></ul>
  3. 3. SWEET LOLITA
  4. 5. <ul><li>Lolita fashion is originated in Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>Lolita is inspired by the clothing of Victorian women and children. </li></ul><ul><li>It often aims to imitate the look of Victorian porcelain dolls. </li></ul><ul><li>The Victorian theme is emphasized more in the Classic and Gothic styles of Lolita. </li></ul><ul><li>Sweet Lolita is largely based on the luxury and sweetness of the Rococo period. </li></ul><ul><li>Other influences include horror movies, the punk subculture and anime characters. </li></ul><ul><li>Skirts are typically knee length and are worn with a pannier or petticoat to add volume. </li></ul><ul><li>White and black tights are also common. </li></ul><ul><li>Footwear is typically shoes or boots with high heels, though not usually stiletto heels. </li></ul><ul><li>Platforms, such as Mary Janes and the ever-popular rocking horse shoe, are also worn. </li></ul><ul><li>Frilly, ruffled, or lace-trimmed Victorian blouses are popular. These blouses often have Peter-Pan collars or sailor collars. </li></ul>
  5. 7. Sweet Lolita style uses; pastel colors gingham hearts lace ribbons to emphasize the femininity of clothing items Petticoats aprons bows frilly umbrellas knee socks are necessities in this form of style.
  6. 8. <ul><li>The fashion started in the 70s, though it did not gain popularity and media presence until the late 1990s and early 2000s. </li></ul>
  7. 13. OTHER LOLITAS
  8. 14. SWEET LOLITA <ul><li>child-like of the lolita styles </li></ul><ul><li>bows, ruffles and light colors to make up </li></ul><ul><li>pink, white, and powder blue but may be pastel or plaid </li></ul><ul><li>motifs are oys, strawberries, cherries, cakes and candies, hearts, polka dots and flowers. </li></ul><ul><li>Accesories are teddy bear, babydoll with lace </li></ul><ul><li>child-like fantasy </li></ul><ul><li>everything from images of cherries and strawberries to flowers </li></ul><ul><li>A natural look is emphasized </li></ul><ul><li>classic fairy tales </li></ul><ul><li>princess-like designs </li></ul>
  9. 15. GOTHIC LOLITAS (GOTHLOLI) <ul><li>(black and white) </li></ul><ul><li>the visual rock genre </li></ul><ul><li>darker make-up and clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Red lipstick and smokey or neatly defined eyes </li></ul><ul><li>powdered face </li></ul><ul><li>cross jewelry and other religious symbols </li></ul><ul><li>bats, coffins, and crucifixes </li></ul>
  10. 17. GURO LOLITA <ul><li>portray a ‘broken-dolly’ sort of look </li></ul><ul><li>yet innocent sub-set of Lolita </li></ul><ul><li>can range from anything to some bandages, a sling, or some blood splatters on your clothing </li></ul><ul><li>pulled-off in any colour </li></ul><ul><li>blood splatters </li></ul><ul><li>Make-up for this style is really up to you </li></ul><ul><li>Fake blood is a great item </li></ul>
  11. 18. CASUAL LOLITA <ul><li>more toned down version of the style </li></ul><ul><li>Simplicity </li></ul><ul><li>nice simple cut-sew </li></ul><ul><li>Lolita who not ‘dressing up.’ </li></ul><ul><li>modest, and elegant </li></ul><ul><li>can be compiled out of any colour </li></ul>
  12. 19. HIME LOLITA <ul><li>‘ Princess Lolita’ </li></ul><ul><li>elegant style </li></ul><ul><li>miniature crowns, tiaras, and extravagant or large hair, and dresses </li></ul><ul><li>a sense of royalty, and class </li></ul><ul><li>have a Rococo influence </li></ul><ul><li>natural-looking make-up </li></ul><ul><li>key is looking classy </li></ul><ul><li>Pearls, roses and bows suit this style perfectly </li></ul>
  13. 21. SHIRO LOLITA <ul><li>White Lolita </li></ul><ul><li>white/cream/off-white co-ordinates </li></ul><ul><li>pair themselves with Kuro Lolitas in twin outfits to create an interesting contrast </li></ul>
  14. 22. KURO LOLITA <ul><li>‘ Black Lolita’ </li></ul><ul><li>co-ordinates of one colour, black </li></ul>
  15. 23. COUNTRY LOLITA <ul><li>Classic dresses </li></ul><ul><li>garden party, church or summer dress </li></ul><ul><li>Looking classy </li></ul><ul><li>roots in Victorian fashion </li></ul><ul><li>nspiration from the floral patterns, and the sense of elegance of the era </li></ul><ul><li>skirts have an A-line shape </li></ul>
  16. 24. KODONO <ul><li>“ boystyle” </li></ul><ul><li>masculine clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese term is Ouji (meaning prince) </li></ul><ul><li>laid back or very extravagant </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes has feminine touches, such as more feminine shoes and accessories </li></ul><ul><li>short capri-style pants that cut off at the knee </li></ul><ul><li>suspenders, ties </li></ul><ul><li>Hair is often in a boyish style, often shorter </li></ul>
  17. 26. QUI LOLITA <ul><li>similar style but uses Chinese clothing and accessories in place of Japanese </li></ul><ul><li>qipao and cheongsam-dresses modified to accommodate a petticoat </li></ul><ul><li>Accessories are platform-slippers for footwear and bun-covers as hair accessories </li></ul>
  18. 27. WA LOLITA <ul><li>Kimono-esque look of the outfits </li></ul><ul><li>long ’sode’ or, sleeves, and ‘obi’ or sashes that are taken from Kimono/yukata outfits </li></ul><ul><li>detailed flower prints, and cranes </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional Japanese Kanzashi or flower hairclips may work </li></ul><ul><li>light and natural make-up to Japanese geisha inspired </li></ul>

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