Existing in alternative communities is without a doubt a choice, asking us to sacrifice our confidence, our hope, and our love of life for it because of our race, our sexuality, and our body image is cruel. It’s the type of cruelty, that isn’t aesthetic or cute.Read More
Battle Mage - Magical Girl
Inspired by my love of Anime Magical Girls, this facet of my writing and style represents my Kawaii (Japanese for “Cute”) lifestyle. I admire Ultra Femme aesthetics, the color pink, and magic. From Sailor Moon to Sanrio this part of me is 100% invested in being Kawaii and Fierce.
I like Sailor Moon and yes I love these magical girl spins into a whole new outfit. That's powerful transformation, and that's freaking magical, and I love that. I just don't trust how we perceive magical girls despite how complex their stories can be. There's a performative nature to what it means to be a magical girl that reminds me that there is more to life than being cute. There is substance, there is a struggle, there is trial, power, and ambition.Read More
So let me tell you about Meowsamagicalworld. This shop on Etsy is producing quality skirts by hand. Color me pink impressed. When I tried on the skirt and attached the strap pieces, I was starstruck by how soft and well it fits. While most magical girls wear bright colors, I like to think pairing this skirt with a classy black, and white accent made the skirt pop out more. Especially with my black petticoat to spruce up its magic.Read More
Putting it on record, I was awake at 4 am. I could not sleep the night before, I guess I was just antsy before getting there? If you ask me why I would not know. I genuinely could not wait to get there. In my mind, I had set up my Hello Kitty Kei, and I just felt something magical was going to happen.Read More