BIBLIOTHECA GAZETTE FEBRUARY BLOG ROUNDUP


February Theme: Love & Romance

Is it just me, or is love in the air? In February, we celebrated everything to do with romance and love - Read on for our bloggers' Valentine's Day coords and haul, hot 🔥 takes, and sage advice!


Cupcake Kamisama - Lolita Fashion Meets Romance

Looking for a lolita love story prompt? Search no further!


Dearie Dawn - My comfy Valentine’s Day coord + Things to do in Winter/Spring with your friends

Do you live someplace where it’s winter? And where that means that it’s very cold outside? (Sounds fake…) Dearie Dawn has some tips on how to stay warm in a social way


frillSquid - Bibliotheca: Getting Romantic

The Romantic era, that is. Which isn’t Baroque (so it doesn’t need fixing), or Rococo (but you go, Glen Rococo!)


Lovelylaceandlies - Talking to your loved ones about j-fashion

One strategy? Simply don’t have friends outside of lolita! But in case you must pal around with normies, Jenna’s got some social strats for you


Mahou Queen - Bibliotheca: Love

Speaking of normies, ever wonder if your frills are casting a chill over your dating life? Mahou Queen sent out a survey and the answer may surprise you! (Spoilers: the answer is prolly not, but read on for some lovey-dovey responses)


Sweet Dreams - Valentine's 2022 & Recent Gets

Boots, Beauty Bay, and…beef tongue? (My dad says it’s delicious…) A dinner date and a shoe review await you in Sei’s V-day update


 

Cupcakes and Unicorns

Boguta Bow Bag review

Ngl, I was very tempted by this large beautiful bow boy…


No Buy Support Challenge: Least Worn Piece 2 Ways

Watch out bittersweet, step aside cottagecore: the look everyone wants and no one has is here…Modlita


Advanced Coordinating: #8 - Mixing Patterns

Useful advice for those hesitating to mix and match! An old tip Kelp remembers from Alice Deco (rip) - you can generally combine two small florals without either clashing with the other


1 Dress 4 Looks Take 56

Mary Magdalene and …generous shirring??? Did I hear correctly?


 

Hello Lizzie Bee

RECENT GETS ♡

Who doesn’t love the vicarious joys of The Haul Post?


HIME GYARU/HIMEKAJI OUTFIT COLLAGES!

Full of flatlays for warmer days~


THINGS EVERY HIME GYARU SHOULD HAVE!

A comprehensive checklist for all aspiring princesses out there…also, did you know they sell fleece thermal tights that look like normal pantyhose? Technology!


HIMEKAJI GIRLS TEA PARTY ♡ LIZ LISA CO*DE ♡

Lizzie owns no strawberry motifs? So it IS possible…


 

Josine Maaike

Print details: My first Garaus piece💜

Before Cornet, there was… Garaus (This sounded a lot more dramatic in my head. Sorry.)




Print details: 1998 Metamorphose Cherry JSK🍒

It’s *~late 90’s Meta~*, I mean, what else do you need to know


 

Liliana Rowena

Lolita Fashion Wardrobe Cleanout Checklist

Wardrobe post season is over (or is it…), but these handy tips for closet organization are evergreen


Closet Confidential

Quiz time!


4 Hand Sewing Hacks

It’s not sew easy sometimes…


What Does Lolita Fashion Mean to You? A Collection of Quotes from Around the Web.

For Kelp, it means becoming a triangle, but like, a girly one.


 

Lovelylaceandlies

4 lolita Items to celebrate the Year of the Tiger (that you can buy right now)

2022 is the Year of the Tiger, and you may be wondering where to get your stripes. Jenna has helpfully listed out some tiger-themed garments of all different styles!


Fantastic Grim – Indie Brand Review

Fantastic Grim is a Colorado-based accessories brand that carries vintage-inspired pieces perfect for classic lolita! Jenna bought a crown motif bracelet and a seaside-themed resin necklace. Check out her post for pics!


Wearing your J-fashion clothes in unexpected ways

Stuck on how to elevate your coord to the next level? The secret may be a handful of safety pins…


14 Valentine’s Day cards for the lolita in your life

I laughed, I cried, I tilted my head like a confused dog - the gamut of human emotion in these professionally designed valentines.


 

Mahou Queen

Dandy Puppeteer Candy Shoppe OTK Review

Mahou Queen reviews Dandy Puppeteer’s highly-anticipated colorful & stripey plus-size friendly OTKs!


Galentine’s Tea Recap

Mahou Queen hosts Galentine’s Tea for her local comm, featuring an adorable spread of snacks!


 

STEPHANO

Video Game Fashion: FFXV Ignis Inspired Outfit + Birthday Picnic

Coerl print clothes? Cursed official printable masks? Stephano goes all out for this megane’s birthday


Indian Sweets Afternoon Tea House in Yotsuya, Tokyo

Did you know Kelp went to cram school in Yotsuya? Unfortunately, none of my school stories involve delicious desserts, but this post sure does!


Houston Eats Roundup | Ghost Hand Pasta, Phat Eatery, Gus’s Fried Chicken, Daboba

Macabre macaroni? I suppose I shouldn’t have to warn you not to read this post hungry…


 

Sweet Dreams

🌞 Day To Night Gyaru Makeup Experiment 🌜

Awake with a face on during sunlight hours? Sei already has me impressed


💕 [Point Focus] Eyebrows 👩🏻‍🏫

An extremely educational eyebrow guide! Helpful tips for anyone looking to change up their brow look



🌿 New Plants, Nail Fill Mini Tutorial & MOTD/OOTD 💖

Did you know snake plants are a great beginning house plant?


✨ My Gyaru Makeup Then & Now ⌚

Practice makes…more practice? Sei looks back at her adventures in makeup artistry over the years


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