just saw a billboard that said ‘$tripper$! need we say more? as seen on jerry springer!’ and like right behind it was another billboard that said ‘america: come back to god’ with a giant bald eagle and a cross on it and this is basically a taste of what it’s like to live in the u.s.
ジャンパースカート from Jane Marple
帽子 from Fint
オーバーニー from Innocent World
お靴 from Alice and the Pirates
ネックレス from Angelic Pretty
notahyena said: You look great in lolita! As a larger person I was wondering what you do about making sure things will fit. Do you make your dresses yourself? Sorry if that's offensive! I am trying to see how I can get into the style.
oh no it’s not offensive at all, I’m happy to answer. Making sure things fit, no matter if it’s brand, custom, or offbrand is measuring measuring measuring. I am taller then most at 6 foot, with d-cups and 39 inch waist and its just a matter of measuring before you buy and then deciding if it fits you.
Many people are shocked to find out a lot of the big brands carry dresses that that can fit quite big girls! I only own two brand dresses at the moment but I have my eyes on plenty more! Nearly every brand will have their measurements printed in CM for the bust and waist if not more. I think it’s safe to subtract about 2 inches from those numbers to make sure you have no nasty shocks and surprises when it comes time to try it on.
This JSK is from BTSSB and as you can see here on it’s lolilibrary page it’s max measurements are at 43 inches, more then enough space for me in a sports bra. It’s a little short for me (well, everything is a little short for me) so i pair it with an underskirt which is completely common in lolita fashion.
Here are some other brand bits on sale now:
Ok let’s get away from brand, you can find a lot of plus size clothes that can be lolitasized. One of my favorite outfits was made of bits and pieces of nonloli clothes. I went with a sailor lolita theme and used a skirt that is a true full circle skirt so It would sit in the proper cupcake shape over petticoats. It was also a modest length and not to cartoony so it worked out perfectly for lolita. I used a modestly cut sleeveless blouse and since sleeveless is a nono I just used a cute bolero it cover up. Even my hat was altered. I pinned a hairbow on a simple cap to make it cuter, as well as picking slightly visible bloomers to up the lolita factor. You can skip a lot of the brand hassle by going this route because there are plenty of clothes out their that can be adjusted.
lolita like things you can buy now:
and then there is custom work. This means making your own or having it made. I have made a lot of fancy stuff but no lolita dresses but I have bought custom work from gloomth as well as many etsy shops who are happy to make your dresses to measure! If you are working yourself though I would suggest using patterns made for dirndls, 18th century dresses, as well as alice style costumes to get the right shapes, as well as adding a lot of extra gather to the skirts!
Here are some pattern ideas:
I hope this helps!
I’M JUST THE MAN ON THE BALCONY SINGING (smashes through your window) NOBODY WILL EVER REMEMBER ME!(overturns the sofa) REJOICE! REJOICE! AND FALL TO YOUR KNEES!(violently shakes you awake)
when my dad was in college he had a friend who told a girl he’d take her on a date unlike any other she’d ever been on and so he took her to the supermarket to watch the lobsters fighting in the lobster tank
they’re married now
beep beep hey guess what some people are into gore are you gonna go attack gore artists for that too?
Today on: My Life Is Falling Apart
I have one hour and twenty minutes to take two online tests, but my computer crashed and has been “uploading files” for the past half hour instead of restarting. Will it restart so I can finish my tests in time, or will I fail two courses and possibly loose my academic scholarship money? Let’s find out!