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Body Positivity is the New Black

Body Positivity is the New Black

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Disclaimer: this post contains items gifted to me from Blush Atelier, who helped me in my journey to body positivity. Three girls are standing in front of a mirror; one exclaims "god my hips are huge!", another says "oh god please I hate my calves", and the third scoffs "you ...

Singing Contests in Japan + Onee Gyaru Advice

Singing Contests in Japan + Onee Gyaru Advice

What is your biggest dream? Today I talk with the lovely gaijin gyaru Noemie from France as part of my 'interview with a gyaru/gyaruo' series on how she's grown up dreaming of being a singer, which led her to travel across the globe to Japan to sing at the Nodojiman ...

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 ...

Galentine’s Day Gyaru Meet in Birmingham!

Galentine’s Day Gyaru Meet in Birmingham!

When I opened my eyes and felt that rush of inspiration for gyaru, I knew that it was going to be a good day. It was the day where my gyarusa, QueenE, were hosting a Galentine's Day gyaru meet and my MA*RS outfit was hanging patiently on my wardrobe door. After ...

A Love Letter to My Girl Gang

A Love Letter to My Girl Gang

Love is in the air - and I've got so much love for my girl gang! Whether it's old friends or new, I am so thankful to be surrounded by such inspirational women, and with Valentine's Day on the horizon I thought I'd write small love letters to each of ...

Galentine’s Day Gift Guide for Gyaru

Galentine’s Day Gift Guide for Gyaru

Galentine's Day (the day before Valentine's Day where you celebrate with your best gal friends) is fast approaching, and there's nothing better than getting a lil' something to remind them how important they are to you! To make it even more special, why not purchase a Galentine's gift from a ...

2018 Highlights – A Catch-Up Over Afternoon Tea

2018 Highlights – A Catch-Up Over Afternoon Tea

I feel like it's been ages since we had a catch up, and with the new year I think it's time for us to sit down and have a chat over afternoon tea. I'm going to drop in some photos I took from when I went to Biscuiteers in London ...

Did you just say… The Botanist? In Coventry?

Did you just say… The Botanist? In Coventry?

"I should do this more often," I think to myself as I chug down a rum and coke, it's warmth adding a pinch of red to my cheeks as I felt the alcohol sink into my bloodstream. Whelp, here comes Lightweight Lizzie again, but this time I didn't care. I ...

Christmas Gyaru Meet with QueenE!

Christmas Gyaru Meet with QueenE!

Christmas started as soon as we stepped out in the streets of Nottingham, head-to-toe in our Santa gear as we headed towards the Christmas market. By "we" I mean myself and QueenE gyarusa/gyaru circle members, and we looked fabulous! We didn't have to walk for long and within moments we ...

Embracing My Weakness in Photography

Embracing My Weakness in Photography

I had no idea what I was doing. There I was, standing in a room filled with other bloggers at the Viking Picture Perfect event as Elouisa presented us her photography masterclass. I had my camera in my hands and I was trying to figure out what on earth an 'F-stop' ...