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How to Style a Leopard Print Jumper in 4 Ways

How to Style a Leopard Print Jumper in 4 Ways

I’ve been obsessed with this leopard print jumper from boohoo as soon as I clapped my eyes on it. Call it fate, destiny, whatever… I knew I had to have this in my life and seconds later it was in my shopping basket. But, like I do with all of my new purchases, I wanted to figure out different ways to wear it so I posted a bunch of photos and asked a video questions over on my instagram, and have managed to come up with four different outfits! So here’s how to style this leopard print jumper in four different ways…

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 that are perfect for oraora/tsuyome/etc. I’ve also included some tips on how to do gyaru with short hair and some pictures of gaijin gyaru who absolutely rock it!

Please note: I don’t own any of the below imagery – these were gathered from various sites like Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, etc. 

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 days, and there’s hope that there will be a whole new era of gal in the coming years. Gal is forever changing, but our spirit doesn’t!

So what have been the highlights of 2019 in the gyaru-sphere? Let’s take a look back and reflect on what happened this year… 

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 me to take part! But by the time I wanted to do it, it was already August so I thought I’d wait a few more months to then do a 2019 outfit round-up. So here are a my favourite gyaru coords of 2019!

My Gyaru Journey; The Beginning, Middle, and Now

My Gyaru Journey; The Beginning, Middle, and Now

I have always asked, “What’s your Gyaru story?” whenever I meet someone new and to the people I interview but I never really got the chance to tell you my journey. I might have mentioned it here and there in the past, but it’s something that I never really delved into. After asking you what you wanted to read from me over on my Instagram stories, my Gyaru journey was one of them so let’s take a trip down memory lane to see how it all began…

Beginner gaijin gyaru Lizzie Bee
Everything You Need to Know About False Lashes

Everything You Need to Know About False Lashes

I really struggled with false lashes when I started gyaru; I remember standing in the bathroom, leaning extremely close to the mirror and struggling to put on some lashes that I got from Poundland. It took me nearly half an hour to do it as they kept falling off, and my first few pictures are embarrassing to say the least. Nowadays it takes me a hot minute to put them on! So today I’m going to share with you everything you need to know about false lashes to help start your gyaru journey – from finding the right type, putting them on, and how to look after them.

Gyaru false lashes: help + advice via hellolizziebee
One Item Six Ways: Zebra Print Skirt

One Item Six Ways: Zebra Print Skirt

If you want old school gyaru inspo then you’ve come to the right place! I’ve been dying to style this zebra print skirt that I bought from boohoo in a one item five ways post, and was (im)patiently waiting for when I’ve had enough pictures to create this post (as it looks like you prefer worn-on photos as opposed to flatlays which I’m all here for). I’ve put outfits for different seasons – from chilly winters to blazin’ summers – to show that this zebra print skirt is truly versatile. So versatile that I’m breaking my rules and have created six, not five, outfits. Let’s get started!

zebra print skirt, old school gyaru, gaijin gyaru
How + Where to Buy Gyaru Brand Clothes

How + Where to Buy Gyaru Brand Clothes

“Lizzie, where do you buy your gyaru brand clothes from?” “What shops do you buy from?” “Where did you get your MA*RS dress from?” Are the most frequently asked questions popping up on my instagram as well as my facebook page, so today I’ve put all of my favourite shops all in one place with the help of my QueenE gals & bestie Chewiee! So read on for more info on where, and how, to buy gyaru brand…

updated: 16.04.2021

gyaru brand clothes by hellolizziebee
Gyaru Outfit Diaries: Malta, Baby!

Gyaru Outfit Diaries: Malta, Baby!

Helloooo sunny beaches, palm trees and crystal-clear waters. I’m not usually one for going on a summer holiday (I don’t cope well with mosquito bites and the blistering sun) but Malta was absolutely perfect. My friend Amy and I went in late May which was, I felt, the ideal time for exploring as it wasn’t crazy hot but was still sunny. This meant that I packed quite a few outfits as I knew I wanted to have at least two outfits per day, so here’s my Malta outfit diaries.

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