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BIBLIOTHECA GAZETTE ~ March 2023: Hats and Headwear

This month was all about stuff you put on your head! (No one took the metaphorical route...)

Crimson Reflections - Bibliotheca March: Trends In 90s Lolita Hair Accessories

Come for the history lesson, stay for the arcade gun accessorizing.

Cupcakes and Unicorns - If the hat doesn't fit...

A helpful guide for matching hairstyles with headwear!

frillSquid - Bibliotheca: Headwear pt. 1: Mini Hats, Proportions, and a Defense of Camp Bibliotheca: Headwear pt. 2: Who needs it?

Did I accidentally start the Mini Hat Wars? Probably not.

Josine Maaike - My 5 Most Unusual Hair Accessories ♥

You know that Gordon Ramsay image macro- wait. meme. Anyways! Some good headwear in this post!

kelp - Iconic Lolita Headwear, Ranked (Sorta)

I procrastinated on this for weeks cuz I was determined to have lots of pictures…

Lovelylaceandlies - 6 Ways To Make Sure Your Headwear Stays Put

In California, we have this thing called “the Santa Ana winds” and they don’t mess around!

昔のSewing - Futou (幞头) and Kanmuri (冠) – Black Gauze Caps from Ancient China and Japan

Fun fact: Toyota likes to name car models after ‘crowns’, and the ‘Camry’ is based on kanmuri! Global Branding! Wow.

Wear Your Bows - My Current Favorite Headwear!

Okay I was hoping we got a beret post, they are deffo having a moment right now.


Crimson Reflections

Can Chatgpt Replace Me As A Blogger?

Once again, Betteridge’s Law of Headlines applies…

Angelic Pretty Spring 2023 Collection

An in-depth review of a whole lotta AP dresses!


Cupcakes & Unicorns

Divina Commedia Event Report

We speak from experience: lolitas at events always want More Socializing.

BtSSB's Kumya's Harvest Festival JSK Showcase

Me out here wondering the pricing scheme of all this custom lace brands use nowadays.

Lolita Influences on My Non-Lolita Style

Research shows Japanese alternative fashion is all about layering. (No, really.)

March Coords Roundup

Seasonal weather-related English proverbs? This Californian can’t relate.


Dearie Dawn

Toronto Comic Con 2023 & Mercy Cosplay

It’s true, the most important quality of a cosplay prop is “Easy to carry around all day”

Parabox Obitsu Doll 47cm & Azone EX Cute Star Sprinkles Moon Cat Aika Doll

I recently learned about ‘eye installs’...the rabbit hole of Doll Stuff…



Rainbow Ribbon Mold

Don’t make this. Please.

Starting out with Shibuya-kei

Trying to expand your shibuya-kei horizons but the algorithm isn’t cooperating? There’s sure a lot of names you can google in this post!

My Phirst Phantasy Star

I played a really old RPG over on my Twitch stream this month! (Oh, uh, spoilers and all that.)


Luna by the Lake with Cake

Nostalgia Might Be a Little Overrated

That’s an impressive Resources page! Congrats on finishing the tedious task of Website Maintenance


Mahou Queen

Tora Con 2023 Recap

Nothing like lake-effect snow to really spice up a con weekend!

Boba & Books Mini Meet Recap

I feel like I see these fake grass walls with colorful lit signs in boba places a lot…is there a boba place interior decorating monthly?

What if I Had to Start Over Again as a Lolita…?

This seems to be a popular thought experiment these days...



Fêtes Galantes! 2019 Live vicariously on yet another Sporkii vacation in Versailles- wait that doesn’t flow quite right. I tried.

Träumerei! 2019

Part two!



Happy 2-Year Anniversary, 昔のSewing!

Catch up on the last year of one of our latest blog circle members!

Edo Period Coat Restoration: The Facings

It’s true, never met a person who doesn't love wonder clips…



Leiji Matsumoto and Japanese Street Fashion

I regularly joke about getting on the Galaxy Express Three Nine to get my robot body…

Haru Nemuri – Shunka Ryougen Tour 2023 @ Scout Bar Houston [Gallery]

Stephano lucks into a cool concert featuring an up-and-coming artist!


Sweet Dreams

Last Nail Set of 2022 ✨

And it’s a good one!

Company Holiday Celebrations 🎉

Whenever someone says Team Building that one Flight of the Conchords song just starts playing in my head…

Soufflé Pancake Date 🥰🥞

Whenever I’ve ordered souffle pancakes they always give me a dire warning about the wait time…as if I’m gonna order something else instead…at the souffle pancake place…


Wear Your Bows

Tea Review: Lovejoy's

This is a Bay Area favorite, but how did it measure up? Click thru to find out!

Tea Review: Leland Tea Company

No clotted cream?? Well, I’m out.

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