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Japanese Gothic & Lolita Bible

 

One of the best way to learn the Japanese modern culture is the read their comic books, watch their TV shows and see the Japanese girls fashion style.

While I was still in Japan, my housemate purchased the highly appropriately …

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Japan girls “Makeup Lesson”

You may noticed that a lot of Japanese girls “make” themself look very similar…. seems that are copying each other…. or copying a common model….

In Japan, you don’t say “make up”, but “make”. And in Japan, before you put …

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Gothic Lolita – GothLoli

Gothic Lolita or “GothLoli” (gosurori) is a fashion particularly popular among Japanese teenagers and young women. It emphasizes Victorian-style girl’s clothing and often aims to imitate the look of Victorian porcelain dolls.

gothloli

gothloli

Variations of the Gothic Lolita look include …

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Ganguro

Ganguro, literally “face-black,” is a fashion trend among Japanese girls, an outgrowth of chapatsu hair dyeing. The basic look is bleached-blond hair and a deep tan, produced by tanning beds or makeup. The intent is to produce the tanned, blond …

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Geta

Geta is a pair of Japanese raised wooden clogs worn with traditional Japanese garments, such as the kimono. A clog thong is attached to the base wooden board, “dai”=stand (?), that the foot is set upon, and it divides the …

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Cosplay

Cosplay is a Japanese subculture centered on dressing as characters from manga, anime and video games, and, less commonly, live action television shows, movies or Japanese pop music bands.

japanese cosplay character

japanese cosplay character

The term cosplay (pronounced kosupure in Japanese) is …

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Yukata

Yukata is a type of clothing worn by the Japanese, especially women, at firework festivals and other summer events. It is a kind of casual kimono, also commonly worn after the bath at Japanese-style hotels. The word literally means bath …

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Women’s hakama

Hakama are a type of traditional Japanese clothing. Hakama cover the lower body and resemble a wide, pleated skirt. Hakama were originally worn only by men, but today they are worn (albeit slightly differently) by both men and women. Hakama …

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Men’s hakama

Hakama (?) are a type of traditional Japanese clothing. Hakama cover the lower body and resemble a wide, pleated skirt. Hakama were originally worn only by men, but today they are worn (albeit slightly differently) by both men and women. …

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Hakama

Hakama are a type of traditional Japanese clothing. Hakama cover the lower body and resemble a wide, pleated skirt. Hakama were originally worn only by men, but today they are worn (albeit slightly differently) by both men and women. Hakama …

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