Alternative Fashion · Cute

Chocola’s Wardrobe: Early 2017

Hello! Every January, people in the Lolita community post their wardrobes. I am…a little late to the party. ^_^; This is my very first wardrobe post! Because I am a full-time college student (my professors currently own my soul), and took these pictures in bits and pieces over the course of several days, the lighting… Continue reading Chocola’s Wardrobe: Early 2017

Alternative Fashion · Cosplay

Thoughts on Katsucon 2017

Around twenty thousand nerds swarmed the Gaylord Convention Center at Oxford, Maryland. Some, like myself, traveled far to get to the convention center, which is well known for its (in)famous gazebo. The gazebo is popular among convention attendees and photographers and even has a twitter handle. With the gazebo aside, the convention did have some drawbacks.… Continue reading Thoughts on Katsucon 2017

Cute · Fashion · Lifestyle

Saving Money on Ita Bag Merchandise

What are ita bags? Ita bags are gaining in popularity. They’re bags which often have transparent flaps–people use them to display merchandise of their favorite character or series. The word ita is short for the word itai (痛い) meaning painful. The bags can be painful to look at and perhaps a little painful in the… Continue reading Saving Money on Ita Bag Merchandise

Alternative Fashion · Cute

What Does a Kawaii Ambassador Do?

Originally posted on my old blog, Jfashionandtech Misako Aoki, a Kawaii Ambassador from Japan and model. Image via nikkeivoice.ca. What exactly is a ‘Kawaii Ambassador?’ Kawaii (かわいい) means ‘cute’ in Japanese.  Kawaii Ambassadors are appointed by the Japanese government and spread culture through cuteness. Kawaii Ambassadors mingle cuteness and culture into one. By doing so,… Continue reading What Does a Kawaii Ambassador Do?