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Let’s Talk About Himekaji vs Liz Lisa Girl

Let’s Talk About Himekaji vs Liz Lisa Girl

It's 2010; I am scrolling through livejournal, saving every picture I could find of Yui Kanno and Liz Lisa shop staff girls and dreaming of the day that I would look like that kind of gyaru. Himekaji. Casual princess. I fell in love with the pink blusher, the big curls, ...

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 ...

The Life of a Gaijin Gyaruo

The Life of a Gaijin Gyaruo

Okay, I admit it - I will put my hands up and say that I don't talk a lot about gyaruo on this blog, and that's because I don't really know much about them. I've only met a handful of gyaruo/gyaruo (the male equivalent of gyaru) and, sadly, we only have ...

One Item Five Ways: Leopard Print Skirt

One Item Five Ways: Leopard Print Skirt

Can you believe that the last time I did one of these posts was in February? How long ago was that! Recently I asked you all what kind of posts you wanted to see, and some of you mentioned my 'one item five ways' series... So I'm bringing sexy back ...

On Being Your Own Gyaru Inspiration

On Being Your Own Gyaru Inspiration

"What even is gyaru?" I hear people say whenever I tell them about this Japanese fashion. Sometimes I brush it off and say, "it's just this Japanese fashion" and let them divulge at their own pace (usually they then follow it with "where you look like an anime doll?" which is very ...

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". ...