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Top Tips from a Plus Size Gyaru!

Top Tips from a Plus Size Gyaru!

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It’s not unusual to search for clothes from Japan only to see that they are “one-size” - as in, “one size fits all”. Now we know that one size doesn’t really fit all, and that people come in all shapes and sizes which is why I wanted to have a ...

How to do Gyaru with Short Hair

How to do Gyaru with Short Hair

There aren’t many images floating around of gyaru with short hair (especially in comparison to longer hair)… but that doesn’t mean that it’s impossible! Below I have shared a few of my favourites that range from cute curled styles that are perfect for sweeter looks like himekaji to edgier styles ...

The Differences Between Japanese and Gaijin Gyaru Communities

The Differences Between Japanese and Gaijin Gyaru Communities

Gyaru is a street fashion that, despite originating from Japan, has grown massively over the years in the Western world. But are there differences between foreign gyaru, also known as gaijin gyaru, to Japanese gyaru? I had a chat with Shiena who is one of the OG gals, having been ...

2019: Gyaru News Recap!

2019: Gyaru News Recap!

2019 was the Return of the Gyaru; famous magazines have resumed print; models from the heydays of gyaru put on their false lashes again; and the gaijin gyaru community has boomed. The turn of the Heisei to Reiwa Era* had a lot of people reflecting on their good old gyaru ...

My Favourite Gyaru Coords of 2019

My Favourite Gyaru Coords of 2019

There was a theme floating around in the Lolita community (another Japanese fashion that doesn't have any relation to *that* book) where they would post a few of their favourite outfits from the first half of 2019, and my friend Reila wanted to give it a gyaru twist and tagged ...

A New Gaijin Gyaru Magazine?! Introducing… Papillon!

A New Gaijin Gyaru Magazine?! Introducing… Papillon!

I’m so happy to be writing this post right now. I’ve just flicked through the first few pages of Papillon (the brand new gaijin gyaru magazine) and oh my gosh I love it. It’s filled with insightful articles, makeup tutorials, and enough outfit inspo to last you through to the ...