Gaijin Gyaru Guide

My gaijin gyaru guide, crafted specifically for beginners and those who want to start getting into this Japanese fashion! This will include tutorials, advice, and inspirational posts.

All Things Gyaru Blogging: Questions & Answers

All Things Gyaru Blogging: Questions & Answers

It hit me the other day that in March 2011, I was sat in front of my laptop and writing up my first ever blog post on this blog. Yep, March 2011. These past 8 years have just flown by and gone are the days where I took crap selfies ...

How to Prepare for Your First International Gyaru Meet

How to Prepare for Your First International Gyaru Meet

I remember the first time I went to an international gyaru meet; I went with my gal Chewiee and honestly it was one of my favourite gyaru meets ever. That's not to say that it was a completely smooth process - about half an hour before we met everyone I ...

How to DIY a Leopard Print Dress, Gyaru Style!

How to DIY a Leopard Print Dress, Gyaru Style!

What's this??? Lizzie, DIYing? Haha no, I really suck at DIY but my friend and fellow gyarusa member Dani is an absolute goddess at it. Being able to DIY your own gyaru clothes is a HUGE help for when you're on a budget, so today we're going to learn how ...

Christmas Gyaru Inspiration

Christmas Gyaru Inspiration

It's the most wonderful time of the year - Christmas! It's the best time for those who like to get dressed up as there are so many opportunities to rock a Christmas outfit, gyaru style. You've got your work Christmas dos, cocktail parties, Christmas meals with your friends, and obviously ...

Instagram Stories Templates for Gyaru

Instagram Stories Templates for Gyaru

Instagram makes the world go around - and I'm obsessed! I don't know how many hours I spend on the app but it's enough to know that I might have a problem... My favourite place has to be instagram stories, as I can shamelessly share my bare-faced selfies and videos ...

Get the Look: Ane Agejo at Work

Get the Look: Ane Agejo at Work

The last time I did a 'Get the Look' post was back in 2012. Yep, 2012. That's a really long time ago (especially in the blogger world) and I remember just how encouraging it was to be able to mimic a gyaru brand outfit with items from the UK (or, ...

How to Wear Gyaru in Public

How to Wear Gyaru in Public

"I love the look of it but I wish I was more confident to gyaru wear it in public..." is one of the most-used phrases I hear from people who have held back from wearing gyaru. It can be daunting because gyaru, like other Japanese fashion styles, isn't exactly "normal". ...

60 Gyaru Blog Post Ideas

60 Gyaru Blog Post Ideas

I miss gyaru blogging. Back when I first started in 2010 the blogging scene was booming; almost every gyaru out there had a blog, but then instagram/tumblr/twitter/fb rolled around and people found it easier to upload pictures than to write posts about them. But I still have hope that some ...

Top Tips for the Gaijin Gyaru Beginner

Top Tips for the Gaijin Gyaru Beginner

Hello m’dears, it is your gyaru granny speaking. I’ve been into gyaru for nearly 10 years now and it has evolved so much during that time, so it can seem a bit overwhelming to come across it as a beginner as there’s so much to take in. Here are my ...

Cute Ways to Transform Your Desk Space (+ Giveaway!)

Cute Ways to Transform Your Desk Space (+ Giveaway!)

I have never been known to have a tidy desk. You'd usually find it drowned under masses of paper, sketchpads, books, with my phone somewhere amongst the mess. It wasn't until I moved in with my love that I wanted to put more of an effort into making my desk ...