June 29

Goth&Lolita X Summer Kimonos

Just because you prefer black roses and fishnets over indigo-dyed chrysanthemums doesn’t mean you have to miss out wearing a yukata for that traditional romantic date to watch the summer fireworks! By far the most comfortable clothing for hot summer nights, even the Gothiest Lolita can view in style, accessorized with fingerless lace gloves and retro pillbox hats from the pages of Kera magazine! Not even Punk Lolitas have to sacrifice attitude for tradition, now that they can wear obis emblazoned with the words gangsters use to say “please look upon me with favor” in red and white rhinestones…

Read a novel set in Tokyo

A young woman dressed as a Gothic Lolita is found dead in a car with two strangers. But the more Yumi Hata learns about her friend’s death, the more she’s convinced it was murder…read more