Enforced positivity coming out of toxic positivity is how there is pressure to always present “positive energy,” “good vibes” “happy friends,” and more. Living in the pink era, of kawaii culture it should come at no surprise that these terms and situations go hand and hand to the unicorn land. Today we are breaking out of this toxic cute land. Let’s take the pink filter off and be real.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.
How to Navigate friendships within kawaii communities and the aesthetic world: the rules of the cookoutRead More
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
“One of the more beautiful things in life about this is Coord is it was put together with the help of my sisters and my mom! My mom lent me her seafoam green vans. My sister pulled this fairy long weave into my space buns clipped with my favorite giant buttons from Un-Re Designs. My biggest grievance is how heavy all these hair adornments were, and how quickly this wig would teeter.”Read More
• Swap meet
Harajuku weekend was a kawaii blast. Filled with fashion, kawaii energy, and all around a great time. This was my first full DC Kawaii Style weekend outside of Katsucon. I have to say a big thank you to both my Aquarius Boyfriend and my Aquarius Mother for putting up with my wardrobe panel and panic that weekend. My full lookbook for the weekend is posted if you want to explore some of the concepts and pieces that went into creating my Harajuku weekend looks. Otherwise, let me tell you how sweet Harajuku weekends are with your new favorite DMV kawaii community.Read More