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(1) HNと生年月日、出身を教えて下さい。(Screen-

name and DOB, please tell me these~.) strawberrysweetdream and 06-24-1990

(2) 身長・体重・服のサイズ・靴のサイズは? (height, weight, clothing size and shoe size) 5’6″, 135, 8.5!

(3) ロリィタファッションをするようになったキッカケは? (why did you start to dress lolita?) I was 16 and I saw the most gorgeous dress from BTSSB and that’s when I fell in love ♥

(4) 好きなロリィタのジャンルは? (which style of lolita do you like) Well, I must say, I do love my pirate lolita. I also love classical with a hint of sweet

(5) 上記に対する拘りや、自分なりの定義などあれば、教えて下さい。(express in your own words, the ideal your above answer) huh?

(6) ピアスは開けていますか? また、いくつあいてますか? (Do you have piercings? Where?) I have my ears pierced, but I don’t wear earrings much. 😦 I should though!

(7) 好きなブランドは?(Which brands do you like?) BTSSB, AntP, and Emily Temple Cute

(8) アナタの一番お気に入りのお洋服はどんな服ですか?(Which are your favourite clothes you wear?) I love my AntP JSK, I only wear it for special occasions. I also love my handmade green skirt ♥ It has cream roses on the print

(9) ロリィタ友達は何人くらい居ますか?(how many lolita friends do you have?) Alot! It’s nice to have local loli friends~

(10) ロリィタをした上での一番良かったことは?(What do you love most about lolita?) How romantic it can look!

(11) 逆に一番一番嫌なことは?(What do you hate about it? Pet peeves??) It makes me so angry when someone tells me that Lolita is a immature and crazy

(12) 愛読雑誌は?(Magazine you read?)Alice Deco, GLB, Vouge

(13) ヘッドドレス派? ボンネット派? リボン派?(Headdresses, bonnets or ribbons/katsushya?) I love headdresses, ribbons, and bows! I have YET to try a Bonnet, they are so cute ♥

(14) ドロワーズは穿いていますか?(Yes to Drawers/Bloomers?) I love bloomers, they are so comfortable. I wear them because they are cute~

(15) ヘッドドレスは前で結ぶ派? 後ろで結ぶ派?(do you tie headdresses at the front or at the back?) Either

(16) 好きな音楽のジャンル・バンドなどはありますか?(Who is your favourite band/type of music?) Visual kei, Classical, Dance (Cyber)

(17) 携帯の着メロは何ですか?(What is your phone ring tone~?) Titanic theme song… 😛

(18) ライヴにはロリィタで行きますか?(Do you go to concerts in lolita?) Well, unless you count the mini concert at the BABY Opening? ^_^

(19) ライヴに行く方はライヴ中にヘドバンしますか?(For people who attend concerts: Do you headbang there?) If the music is appropriate, then yes

(20) 何色が好きですか?(What colours do you like?) Royal Purple, Mint green, and Ocean Blue

(21) 趣味は何ですか?(What are your hobbies?) Sewing, art, and baking

(22) 愛用の香水があれば、教えて下さい。(If you have any favourite perfumes, please tell us.) Juicy Couture

(23) ロリィタする上での「コレだけは気をつけている」ということはありますか?(Is there anything you are careful of in lolita?) I try so hard to not spill anything on my clothes ^_^;;; I also like to work on my manners

(24) 主によく出没する所は何処ですか?(Do you have any favourite haunts to go to in lolita?) I like to go to Empire Mine, it’s not haunted though…

(25) 週に何回くらいロリィタですか?(how many times a week do you dress lolita?) My mood changes, sometimes I wear it every day. Sometimes I like to take a break.

(26) ロリィタ初心者時に仕出かした恥ずかしいエピソードを教えて下さい。(Please tell us an embarrassing story when you were a beginner in lolita.) I fell on my butt and my skirt ripped 😦

(27) アナタの今の髪型と色は?(Your current hairstyle and colour.) Messy A-line (Needs a trim), dyed purple

(28) ロリィタ歴はどのくらい?(What is your lolita history?) Well, I’ve known about lolita since 2004. I didn’t start dressing in lolita until 2006 for some reason. I’ve been loving it more each day~ ♥

(29) 専用の衣装収納場所がありますか?(Do you store your clothes in a special place?) I usually keep it in my drawers. I have my AntP JSK out, it’s hanging on my wall (covered with a clear plastic bag).

(30) 今までロリィタを止めようと思ったことはありますか? また、その理由は?(Did you ever think about stopping Lolita? What was the reason?) rude people, money

(31) あなたのモットーは?(What is your motto?)

  • Love and Be loved ♥

    (31) 将来の夢は?(Your dreams of the Future?) Start my own brand, married, make lolita clothes for my children ^_^

    (33) この人は絶対ロリィタ似合う! と思う有名人の方はいますか?(“This person is so perfect for lolita!” – Do you ever think that about certain celebraties?) No not really ^__^;;;

    (34) 一番思い出の詰まったお品とその思い出を教えて下さい。(Any products/items you have with a fond memory?) I L♥VE my lolita accessories, especially my vintage brooches

    (35) 一番最初に手に入れたお品は?(What was your first item?) A red plaid dress

    (36) 写真を撮る時の決めポーズはありますか?(Have you got a pose for photos?) At the BABY Opening in SF

    (37) アナタの心のバイブルを教えて下さい。(本・雑誌・CDなど何でも)(What is your heart’s bible? [book/magazine/CD/etc]) GLB, MALICE MIZER and VERSAILLES, my sketchbook

    (38) 一番高い踵の靴は何cmありますか?(what is the best cm for heels?) 3-5

    (39) ティアラはつけたことがありますか?(Do you wear tiaras?) Not yet ♥ I’ve been wanting to make one

(40) たまには王子をやってみたいと思いますか? また、どんな王子? 暗黒系? 白馬系?(Do you think you want to try prince style? What kind of prince? Ankoku-kei [Gothic/dark prince]? Or “prince on a white horse” style?) I’ve tried Dandy/ Kodona look. So I will some day try Prince ♥

  • (41) レースはどんな種類が好きですか?(What types of lace do you like?) Anything with a motif (like hearts or ribbons). I also love really fancy ribbons~
  • (42) お人形さんを所有していますか? 持っている方はその子に対する思いを熱くどうぞ!(Do you own a doll? Does it give you fun, childish feelings?) No, But I do own a lot of stuffed animals(43) ロリィタ時の鞄の中身は?(What is in your lolita bag?) Glitter, my sketchbook, candy

    (44) 好きな花は何ですか?(What is your favourite flower?) Jasmine

    (45) 今、一番のお気に入りアクセサリーはどんなもの?(Right now, what is your favourite accessory?) My kitty hair clips

    (46) お気に入り・お勧めの化粧品を教えて下さい。(Please reccommend us some cosmetics.) Cinnamon lip gloss

    (47) パッチリお目目はお人形さんの証! ということでつけまつ毛は使っていますか?(With Eye-tape your eyes look like a Doll’s! What eyelashes will you wear?) Natural!

    (48) アイメイクの拘りをどうぞ。(Your eyemakeup for these eyelashes?) Maybe ^_^

    (49) 口紅は赤? 青? 黒? ピンク?(Red Lipstick? Blue? Black? Pink?) Pink!

    (50) マニキュアは何色を使うことが多いですか? (Or which nail polish do you choose normally?) Purple or Red

    (51) 駅のトイレでコッソリ着替えたことありますか?(Have you ever changed in a train station bathroom?) Nope

    (52) 双子ロリ、三つ子ロリしたことありますか? 感想は?(What do you think of ‘twinning’ and ‘triplet’ lolitas?) Yes~♥ I really want to twin with my friend Kristen

    (53) 体型をキープ(もしくはダイエット)するためにどんなことをしていますか? お勧めは?(How do you keep in shape for lolita? Reccommend us something.)  Drink lots of tea and water~ Stretching helps too

    (54) 独りでロリィタは平気ですか?(Do you keep calm when by yourself in Lolita?) Yes, I am usually listening to music to help me stay calm

    (55) 月々にかかるお洋服・小物代はどれくらいですか?(How much do you spend per month on clothes/accessories?) …~ $20 (I love to shop in thrift stores!)

    (56) ロリィタファッションを知ってから、実際にするまでのタイムラグ・抵抗はありましたか?(Was there a time lag between you knowing about Lolita and dressing?) Yes, it took me forever to finally dress in lolita

    (57) 今まで買った中で一番高い物は?(ロリィタ関係で)(What is your most expensive Lolita item?) My AntP JSK was $210 and I love every bit of it ♥

  • (58) ロリィタって本当にお金かかりますよね。ロリィタ費用をどうやって捻出していますか?(It takes a lot of money to do Lolita. How do you save?) I like to put money away and forget about it

    (59) ココだけでコッソリ。今までかけた総費用は大体いくら?(Just a little secret here…How much have you spent so far on Lolita, roughly?) Meh….. about ~$1000 in the last 4 years

    (60) 近くに出来て欲しいお店はありますか?(Is there a Brand you want near where you live?) BABY, THE STARS SHINE BRIGHT

    (61) ココだけの話、あそこはボッタクリやろ! と思う店はありますか?(“Man, what a rip-off!!” Have you ever thought that about a store?) Yes! Baby’s shoes are like $90 (;-;)

    (62) ネットショップは利用したことがありますか? ある方はその良い点・悪い点など、これからの方への助言をお願いします。(Do you shop online? If so, put the good & bad points here to advise others.) I do, but only with well known shops

    (63) ちょっと秘密にしときたいけれど、私だけにコッソリな個人 製作サイトさんを教えて下さい。(You can say if you want, but is there a Secret person/shop that you have ordered a dress solely for you from? [I guess commissioned/replicated]) Nope not yet

    (64) 絶対に手が届かない〜! でも、滅茶苦茶欲しい! あのブランドのあの商品ありますか?(“I can never have that/see that happening!! But I will always want it!!” Is there a brand you think this of?) ♥ Mary Magdalene

    (65) 飽きちゃったお洋服はどうしますか?(What do you do with the clothes you don’t want anymore?) Sell!

    (66) 一番最近に買ったアイテムは?(ロリィタ以外でも)(What is your most recent purchase? [Even non-lolita]) My red cardigan for Valentine’s Day

    (67) もう二度と手に入らないだろうけれど、忘れられないものはありますか?(Is there an item which you love that you can’t buy/seem to find?) Yes, Bonnets! And a nice blouse!

    (68) ライヴなどの時だけロリィタの格好をすることをどう思いますか?(What do you think of people who only wear lolita to concerts?) Don’t really care

    (69) すっぴんロリィタさんをどう思いますか?(what do you think of lolitas without makeup?) Make-up or no make-up everyone looks beautiful~

    (70) アナタとまるっきり同じ格好のロリィタさんが! どうします?(Another lolita is wearing the same coordinate/clothes as you!! What do you do?) I love it, it’s nice to find someone with the same dress, print

    (71) ロリィタは何歳から何歳まで許されますか?(What age should you stop Lolita?) Never ♥

    (72) どういう状態になったら、ロリィタは卒業すべきと考えますか?(ずっと続けて良いも、アリです)(When do you think you should graduate from Lolita? And why?) I don’t think I could

    (73) コレだけは止めてくれ! というロリィタファッション上の注意はありますか?(“You should stop that!!!>_<;” What must you not do when dressing lolita?) Swearing, cussing…it’s really embarrassing ^__^;;;

    (74) ロリィタとはこうあるべき! というような考えはありますか?(A lolita should be ‘this’! What do you think that should be?) Yourself ♥

    (75) 73以外で、ロリィタさんにコレはして欲しくない! ということがあったら、どうぞ。(Excluding #73, is there anything you should deffinately not do in lolita?) Fighting

    (76) 男の方のロリィタファッションについてどう思いますか?(What do you think of men in Lolita?) Do you mean dandy/kodona? or frilly dresses? I think it’s nice to see a man in a frilly dress.

    (77) ロリィタをして、それ以前から何か変わりました?(Did you change yourself for dressing lolita?) I educated myself in manners ^_^;;

    (78) 周囲の人はアナタがロリィタをすることについて何と言って いますか? 受け入れてくれてますか?(What does your family and surrounding people think of you dressing lolita? And do you accept it?) They hate it, but I dont care!

    (79) 真夏の暑い祭にアナタはどんなロリィタファッションをしますか?(How do you dress Lolita in the boiling mid-summer?) A simple JSK with no blouse. I also love sandals!

    (80) 学校・職場などにロリィタで行っていますか?(have you gone to School or Work in lolita?) Yes! I love it~

    (81) 普段の服装の系統は?(How do you dress normally?) artsy geek ^_^

    (82) 中古品に対する抵抗はありますか?(Do you think twice about buying second-hand clothes?) No!

    (83) 彼(or 夫)はいますか? また、理解はありますか? (Do you have a boyfriend? [or husband?] Does he understand Lolita?) It’s complicated (;-;) But yes, they even dress in Kodona! ♥

    (84) 理想の男性像を教えて下さい。(Please tell us your ideal man.) Someone who is romantic and not afraid to dress in kodona ^_^

    (85) 今まであった中で一番印象に残ってるロリィタさんはどんな人?(What Lolita has left a big, shiny impression on you so far?) Kristen~ ♥

    (86) 自分で服を作ったことがありますか? それはどんな服?(Have you made your own clothes? What are they like?) Yes, just a skirt so far. I want to make more! ♥

    (87) 自分で小物を作ったことがありますか? 何を作りましたか?(Have you made your own accessories? What did you make?) Yes! Bows, hats, jewelry

    (88) 今まででの自作アイテムでコレは大成功! というものはありますか?(The best item you have made! What is it?) My green skirt ♥ and my stuffed deer

    (89) 理想のロリィタ服やコーディネートがあれば、語って下さい。(Please say your most perfect Lolita coordination you wear.) A blue JSK with white lace. I will have to draw it out!

    (90) 憧れの方はいますか? どんな人ですか?(Do you admire someone? What are they like?) I admire alot of people!

    (91) 1日大好きなあの人とデートが出来ることになりました。相 手も自分の好きな格好をして来てくれます。(One day I will go on a date with that person. What would you like to wear for him?) Casual ^_^ I don’t want to scare them

    (92) アナタが将来お店を開くとしたら、どんなお店を持ちたいですか?(If you want one, what type of store would you open in the future?) My own brand with Sweets Deco ♥

    (93) ついついコレに目が行っちゃうのよね〜。というモチーフはありますか?(Your eyes get attracted inadvertantly to something. What is this motif?) Bunnies, strawberries, pearls

    (94) 自分の子供もロリィタにしたいと思いますか?(Would you dress your child in Lolita?) Yes, it’s always fun to play dress up!

    (95) 一着のロリ服にいくらまでかけられますか?(How much do you spend on one outfit?) 200~300

    (96) これぞロリィタ! という仕種があれば、教えて下さい。(“This is Lolita!!” Please say what you would say this about.) Cute outfits~ ♥ something that mirrors yourself

    (97) 一度でいいから着てみたい! ロリィタ以外でそんな格好ありますか?(“I have always wanted to try that once!” What, in the Lolita world, have you wanted to try wearing?) I would really try Aristocrat lolita or really gothic ^_^

    (98) 自分のロリィタを見て、一言で表すとしたらどんな言葉だと思いますか?(Look at you in Lolita. In one word/phrase, how would you express your style/image?) Artsy

    (99) アナタの理想のロリィタ像とは?(What is your ideal of Lolita?) Loving and Romantic

    (100) 大変お疲れ様でした! 100答えてみての感想をどうぞ! (Thank you for taking this Baton!! Please state your thoughts on it!) ♥ I think that I know myself a little better

It’s always very nice to see other lolitas blogging ♥ One of my favorite lolita bloggers is Lolita Charm. (http://lolita-charm.blogspot.com/)

I found this entry in her blog ♥ It’s quite fun and addicting~

Ever met another lolita who seems to know it all? Fabulous hair, mincing steps, and some sort of savoir-faire that you’re missing? Ever wanted to know how to ‘level up’? You’re not the only one. How do you jump from ita to lolita extraordinare? Well, you use this handy level-counter of course!

***Each criteria is a level. Add up your total and then put yourself into a category. Repost this to your own blog, website, or journal, bolding the ones that apply to you, and then show your score/level at the bottom. The only rule is that you must add one lolita ‘level’ to the list!

*please note that this post is tagged as humor. satire only, dolls!

LOLITA LEVEL START!

You’ve been to egl.
You’ve posted on egl, without an onslaught of ‘USE THE MEMORIES’ and likewise.
You’ve bought a lolita mook.
You’ve picked a favorite brand.

You’ve ordered your first item.
You’ve worn a full outfit.
You’ve worn a full outfit out in public.
You’ve worn a full outfit and posted photos of it on the Internet.
You know what JSK, OP, and cutsew all mean.
You’ve bought your first brand piece.
You know your measurements.
You know you shoe size – in American, European, and Japanese.
You know who Mr. Yan is.
You know who Mana is. (+1 points if you know his band. +2 points if you know his brand. +3 points if you know why he’s featured in every GLB. +4 if you have a shrine to him in your closet.)
You know who Maki and Asuka are.
(+2 if you’ve met Maki and Asuka).
You’ve watched Kamikaze Girls. (+1 if you know the real name of this movie. +2 if you know who wrote the book this was based on. +3 if you’ve also read the manga or novel. +4 if you love the author despite his criminal record).
You own a wig. (+1 if you own more than 2.)
You own a pair of falls.
You can identify lace on the spot.
You can identify an item’s brand on the spot.
You can identify the year a dress was made by a specific brand on the spot.
You can name several different dresses or prints.
You answer stock photo requests.
You mod a lolita community.
You decorate your nails. (+1 if you wear fake nails. +2 if you make fake nails.)
You own a pair of a rocking horse shoes. (+1 if you know their abbreviation.)
You’ve made your own rose corsage.
You’ve made anything out of your brand dress’s waist ties.
You’ve made anything out of a matching eco tote. (+3 if you were the first one to do it, you think).
You know how to apply false eyelashes.
You know how to pronounce shirring.
You know how to pronounce Moi-meme-moitie, or Metamorphose tempes de fille.
You know a reliable shopping service.

You bid on Yahoo!Japan or Mbok.
You’ve been to a meetup.
You’ve planned a meetup.
You’ve planned a meetup with catering or more than 20 attendees.
You’ve met up with lolitas while on vacation to foreign or faraway locales.
You’ve seen a lolita fashion show.
You’ve seen a brand fashion show.

You’ve modeled in a lolita fashion show.
You’ve modeled in a brand lolita fashion show.
You wear bloomers.
You know how to make bloomers.
You tell other people to wear bloomers.

You draw lolita art, write a lolita blog, or provide the community with some sort of creative services.
You’ve taken purikura in lolita.
You’ve decorated your room/house/apartment in lolita style.
You’ve listened to lolita music.
You’ve learned kana.

You’ve learned enough Japanese to read a magazine.
You wear or own circle lenses.
You’ve been called a princess by a young child.
You’ve dressed up a friend.
You’ve convert a friend.
You’ve been in media (television, newspaper, magazine). (+2 points if it’s Japanese media.)
You’ve learned a handicraft, like jewelry making, embroidery, or sewing.
You’ve become a lolita mentor.
You’ve attended lolita events at an anime or multi-genre convention.
You’ve organized or presented lolita events at a convention.
You’ve visited a brand shop.
Trip to Japan!
You’ve dressed up and gone out alone.
You’re prepared for inclement or colder weather in lolita (coat, parasol, boots, gloves, other climate-specific items.)

You’ve learned face contouring.
You’ve made a lolita valentine.
You’ve got a lolita pen pal or online lolita friends.
You have local lolita friends.

You know how to modify clothes that don’t fit you.
You know how to dress for your body type.
You’ve been in a street snap.
You’ve been to multiple world locations of the same brand store (BABY Paris, BABY Tokyo, BABY San Francisco, etc.)
You’ve created a makeup/hair/sewing tutorial.
You’ve sold hand-created lolita goods.

You have your own lolita fashion line.
You’ve gotten a lolita haircut, style, or color.
You’ve mixed other street fashions with lolita.

You’ve thrown a lolita party/had a lolita wedding.
You’ve dressed your child/small children in lolita or kodona style.
You’ve successfully cross-dressed in lolita style at least once (boystyle for girls and girls’ clothing for guys).
You’ve lolified or made sure all the contents of your purse are cute (wallet, lipgloss, keyring, etc.)
You have a lolita pet (small dogs, cats, rabbits, exotic birds, fancy fish) or have dressed/accessorized your pet (bows or pet clothes).
You’ve dressed your significant other or dated someone who dresses in J-fashion/alternative fashion.
You’ve read Alice in Wonderland. (+1 if you’ve seen the animated movie or other variations, +2 if you’ve seen more than one variation,
+3 if you own more than one variation)
You’ve dressed as Alice or another Wonderland character in lolita style, or own Alice themed items.
You’ve made something from a Japanese pattern.
You’ve found, bought, or made lolita underwear (bras and panties).
You wear lolita daily, or have gone 7 days straight wearing only lolita.
You have lolita calling cards or business cards.

You play a lolita instrument (i.e., piano, violin, harp, French horn… well any instrument really.)
You can translate yen to your country’s currency in your head. (+1 if you can convert other currencies you shop with as well. +2 if you read the news to know how the yen is doing.)
You’ve sold lolita clothing online (secondhand, egl_comm_sales).
Your article or entry has been put into the egl memories.
You take photos of your outfits/daily outfit photos.
You’ve posted to daily_lolita.
You own a petticoat. (+1 if you own more than one. +2 if you wear three or more at a time).

You’ve bought a lucky pack.
You keep a style diary or look-book.
You can put together an outfit made entirely from offbrand.
You’ve bought offbrand or non-Japanese brand.

Adorable Admirer (lvls 1 – 20) You’ve started studying or liking lolita but haven’t taken that leap of faith yet. Good luck!

Resplendant Rufflebutt (lvls 21 – 40) At home within the land of the rufflebutts and spilling frills from every edge.

Victorian Maiden (lvls 41 – 60) A classy lolita of taste and experience, who knows her way around the lolita social set.

Starry Celebrity (lvls 61 – 80) On page six of the lolita world, you’ve risen to the ring of the upper crust.

Pretty Princess (lvls 81 – 100) Lolita royalty, truly versed in the ways of the lacey ones, the lolita princesses have achieved a special level of enlightenment.

Ultimate Lolita (Boss Fight!) (lvls 100+) Wow, you’ve gotten over 100 levels? You’re the ultimate lolita with unlimited hitpoints. That’s actually a little scary… Ever met another lolita who seems to know it all? Fabulous hair, mincing steps, and some sort of savoir-faire that you’re missing? Ever wanted to know how to ‘level up’? You’re not the only one. How do you jump from ita to lolita extraordinare? Well, you use this handy level-counter of course!

In case you are wondering, I am Pretty Princess: score of 94 (lvls 81 – 100) ♥

Day 11: Holiday treats #2

Peppermint Fudge Recipe:

1/4 cup of Margarine
1/2 cup of sour cream
2 cups of sugar

***put in sauce pan and bring it to rolling boil 234 degrees

12 oz. of white chocolate
1 – 7 oz. marshmallow
1/2 cup of crushed peppermint candy cane
1/2 tsp. of peppermint extract

***mix into sauce pan, spread it out and let it set

Day 12: A secret Surprise ❤