December Theme: The Future
Hello 2022! We’re kicking off the year with our December monthly prompt: The Future! Read about our bloggers’ different takes on this prompt, including resolutions, reflections, and predictions.
Dearie Dawn - 1 Year Blog Anniversary + New Year Resolutions
December marks Dearie Dawn’s 1st year blog anniversary, so congratulations are in order! Read about her both her blogging and personal intentions going into the new year.
Dear Gabriella Marie - Five 2022 Resolutions for The Lolita Fashion Community Please welcome Gabriella Marie, our newest featured Bibliotheca blogger! She has compiled a list of goals for the lolita community as a whole, which include setting healthier boundaries for how we interact with each other, social media, and shopping.
frillSquid - Bibliotheca: (Ignoring) the Future
Shay’s take on the future is - ignore it! Overthinking about the future can cause major anxiety (especially in this timeline), so their goals are to let go of issues they cannot control and allowing themselves the freedom to enjoy some things.
Hello Lizzie Bee - ♡ GO!GO!→GOALS FOR 2022! ♡ Lizzie reviews her personal goals of last year and sets new ones!
Josine Maaike - Lolita Resolutions: 2022
Check out Josine’s stylistic resolutions of the year! Always a fashionista and icon, she’s set some goals for herself that are super aspirational. We hope you achieve the Marble-aesthetic PVC and animal coords of your dreams!
Lovelylaceandlies - Reflections on the year (and looking to 2022)
Hindsight may be twenty-twenty…. one, but the future is 2022! Jenna reflects on the last year, and sets some blogging and community goals for the future.
Liliana Rowena - 2022 New Year’s Resolutions
Liliana sets some resolutions for 2022, addressing things like physical and mental health, fashion goals, and self-care.
Mahou Queen - Bibliotheca: The Future
Mahou Queen looks back on her resolutions from 2021 to see what goals she achieved and what she still wants to do, and adds a few more resolutions for the new year!
Avina reflects on their relationship with self-image and the hard work of separating gender from body shape.
Bay Area Kei
Hi it’s me, Obsixwi, back at it again with a blog post about things I want to do but probably won’t.
Cupcake and Unicorns
Paulina muses on the dichotomy of the ease of wearing J-fashion in public while being uncomfortable with standing out while wearing other types of more mainstream fashion, and its connection to male gaze.
We’ve all been there - but once you break a no-buy, where do you go from there? Paulina lays out the options.
Paulina's in-depth analysis of what it means to go "beyond lolita" - wearing lolita as clothing instead of following formulas.
Paulina looks back on her achievements of the last year.
Dear Gabriella Marie
Gabi recounts her Thanksgiving trip to New York, including gorgeous food and location shots!
Read on about Gabi’s in-depth summary of the instant gratification nature of fashion trends on TikTok and what it has to do with the lolita community
Check out Gabi’s three interpretations of her recently purchased Bodyline OP!
Jessie’s recap of her coords, snacks, and the game she created for her Secret Santa!
If you still haven’t gotten the designated lolita in your life a gift, well, you are super late, but hey here’s some ideas.
Hello Lizzie Bee
Lizzie's got nails for every season - look back on her last year of nails here!
It's sometimes difficult to see what you're achieving while it's happening, so why not look back and remember to commemorate them? Lizzie reviews her milestones of 2021.
When you can't buy the clothes.... look at the inspo! Lizzie has compiled a gallery of Miki from La Parfait for your to gaze at 👑
We love a coord roundup! Check out all the styles that Lizzie wore last year!
Laundry is always a chore - Liliana shares one way to tackle the load～
Are you the “Broke Bestie” in your friend’s group? Lolita your life with these thrifty tips💰
Looking to get into the wintry spirit? Check out these suggestions!
Hair accessories continue to be a hot topic~ Liliana Rowena weighs in!
Lolitas need gifts year-round, so this advice hasn’t expired (unlike the buche de noel still in my fridge…)
It’s trickier than you think! Pro strat? Have a friend tie it for you at the meet…
Hey, it’s us! Thanks for attending! For those of you who missed out, flatten that FOMO by vicariously living through Jenna (but not in like, an invasive psychic esper way or anything)
We’ve done some market research here at BAK, and a lot of you are way into mushrooms. Just so you know.
What can you commission for $60? The answer will shock you! Or maybe not. I sure was.
Fan of tiermakers? Spent the last year On The Hunt? This is the post for you. (BAK advises against jumping in front of buses or other forms of public transit.)
When is winter ILD? Whenever you want, really. Anthea celebrates belatedly at the Roberson Museum’s Home for the Holidays exhibit.
Pretty Princess Club
Nif’s end-of-con post for Royal Vegas Retreat, with links to photos, the merch shop, and panel playlists!
It may be past the holidays, but keeping gifts sustainable is always a great idea!
Stephano goes all out for Halloween to head out for some weeb cocktails🍸
You’ve heard of clown-kei, but Stephano went to see The Entire Circus🎪
Many knew her as ‘Seiko Matsuda’s daughter’, but Kelp knows her as ‘the model from the Innocent World ad in my dissertation research’. A comprehensive memorial to a fellow lolita gone too soon.
A detailed summary of the most popular content Stephano put out, as well as her own top picks that you may have missed! (Blame the algorithm…)
Click here to check out Sei's incredible haul of pretty much every clothing item imaginable!
I'm seeing stars! Oh jk that's just nebula eyemake
A sweet treat for the eyes 🍫 Sei created this pink and brown look based on a follower's IG suggestion!
For a rare trip outside, Sei shows off her new nails and experiments with eyeliner!
The Name I Love
A merry macaron-filled mall trip! Reila shows us the festive scenery on this romantic outing💖