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Mission I’m-Possible: Creating the Life I Love

Mission I’m-Possible: Creating the Life I Love

I’ve never been one of those people who have had yearly goals, let alone 5 year plans, and so I’ve been going about my days without really knowing what I wanted in life. Sure, I listened to an endless amount of podcasts on growing my blog & Etsy store - ...

Top Tips for Beginner Gaijin Gyaru

Top Tips for Beginner Gaijin Gyaru

Hello m'dears, it is your gaijin gyaru granny speaking. Well, that's how I feel anyway - because did you know that I've been into this Japanese fashion for nearly 8 years? Shocker. But gyaru is forever changing so there's always something new to learn, and even now I will put ...

Is Being Gyaru Lonely?

Is Being Gyaru Lonely?

I know what you're thinking - Is it even possible to feel lonely doing/being gyaru? Gyaru is, after all, a fashion, so how can you feel lonely by just wearing different clothes? For me, gyaru is more than that. It's what made me fall in love with Japan in general and ...

Low Maintenance Gyaru

Low Maintenance Gyaru

The first thing I fell in love with when I first discovered gyaru was how easy it was to incorporate it into everyday life. Back then EGG magazine was huge, and it was all about wearing casual attire and amping it up with amazing hair and makeup. It was, all ...

Top 10 Things to Do in Tokyo, Japan

Top 10 Things to Do in Tokyo, Japan

I don't care how many times I've said it, but I absolutely loved going to Japan. It was my dream holiday destination ever since I fell in love with gyaru/Japanese fashion, and definitely in my top five favourite places of all time. I've written a few blog posts about my ...

Love Yo’ Self

Love Yo’ Self

When people talk about self-love and in "loving yourself" I always thought it meant a trip to the nearby city centre and shopping to your heart's content. It's something that I still think about (because you can't deny that treating yourself to a new dress certainly lifts your mood) however ...