BIBLIOTHECA GAZETTE APRIL BLOG ROUNDUP



In honor of spring 🌿, as well as Bibliotheca's 1 year anniversary, we invited our bloggers to write about growth - either within the last year, or in their J-fashion journey!


Cupcake Kamisama - My Growth in Lolita Fashion

Getting more selective with sweet stylings? Pondering whether pink is passé? Cupcake Kamisama explores all this and more in her musings on her sweet lolita journey!


Dearie Dawn - Easter Weekend + growth

Jessie discusses her continued explorations of alternative styles at the end of a busy weekend outing. Why didn’t she get dessert at The Cheesecake Factory? How much did that milk tea cost? The answer may surprise you…


frillSquid - Bibliotheca: Growth and Moving Past Anonymity

Before we worried about whether the sweets on the clock app were okay, there was That Anonymous Message Board stirring up trouble…for those who never felt the siren call of the seagulls, some insights as to its persistent popularity.


Mahou Queen - Bibliotheca: Growth

Florals? For spring? (You know the drill.) Mahou Queen discusses her favorite floral prints in lolita fashion, as well as her renewed focus on the sweet substyle.



 

Cupcakes & Unicorns

Lolidrobe Reassessment Post 2022.01

Spreadsheet lovers can’t miss this comprehensive wardrobe update! (Feeling the difficulties of ‘seasonal wardrobe storage’ when the weather is…~waves hands~)


Starting with Solids: the Evolution of an Advice

Ever wonder where some of the oft-said advice on internet comms comes from? Cupcake Kamisama goes in-depth on a mainstay that may have overstayed its welcome…


1 Dress 4 Looks Take 58

Looking lovely in lavender with 4 more flatlays of a versatile Victorian Maiden JSK


Advanced Coordinating: #9 - Maximising Your Options

Whether you’re on a budget, saving room in your suitcase, or just looking to put a fresh spin on old pieces - tips and tricks to do more with less!



 

Dearie Dawn

DIY babydoll puff dress + Charli XCX Crash Tour in Toronto

Sewing your own Selkie-inspired dress? It’s not as difficult as you might think! (Still tricky tho. Attaching bulky gathered skirts really is a pain.) Also, Kelp is here to let you know that the ‘disappearing t’ in locals’ pronunciation of “Toronto” is likely a result of progressive nasal assimilation. Impress your friends at parties! Maybe.








 

Hello Lizzie Bee


SHOE GETS

Bargain buys from Poundland- no wait, that’s a different UK shop. (We Americans have one called ‘5 Below’ that took me way too long to understand…)


PRETTY HOME, HAPPY LIZZIE

You won’t believe which common household item Lizzie scored from AliExpress- well you prolly will. But you’d have trouble guessing! I think.


DIY ☆JD DRESSES☆

Sometimes just a simple alteration can save a dress from the sale pile!


RECENT BUYS

We all know that feeling when you get the Big Box, but sometimes the haul trickles in…



 

Josine Maaike


Print Details: Metamorphose Temps de Fille Floral Print Front Ribbon OP🌸

It’s Meta Appreciation Month (which is also every month, really).


Print details: Metamorphose Heart Leopard Souvenir Jacket + Heart Leopard Skirt (2008)🐆

Need a break from florals? This post is for