Random Thoughts: Style Edition


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(November 20, 2010 03:44 PM)Lane said: The girl you posted is pretty nice, but the first pic is horrible since she looks like a doll.

Actually, that's the point, lol. The dolly look is very in right now when it comes to gyaru makeup.


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(November 20, 2010 05:32 PM)galism said: Actually, that's the point, lol. The dolly look is very in right now when it comes to gyaru makeup.

Whether or not it's the point, it looks bad (to me anyway, but I don't think I need to state this when thinking about something subjective). Even dolls don't look this made-up. They should leave it to the lolitas and dolly-girls.

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(November 20, 2010 05:32 PM)galism said: Actually, that's the point, lol. The dolly look is very in right now when it comes to gyaru makeup.

never been concerned about what is "in." Mainly interested in what looks good (subjective, yes).

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(November 20, 2010 05:41 PM)brad-t said: Whether or not it's the point, it looks bad (to me anyway, but I don't think I need to state this when thinking about something subjective). Even dolls don't look this made-up. They should leave it to the lolitas and dolly-girls.

(November 20, 2010 05:43 PM)Lane said: never been concerned about what is "in." Mainly interested in what looks good (subjective, yes).

What I was trying to say was, this look didn't come out of nowhere. The girl in the picture is obviously influenced by trends to the point where she's doing her makeup a certain way. To be fair, you don't have to like something to necessarily understand the reasoning that goes into it and why.

And that's not to say all gyaru makeup looks this way. It doesn't. I've posted several tutorials in this thread here which are all pretty far from the artificial dolly look. (My own preference tends to lean more in direction of these tutorials, anyway.) Such is one of the paradoxes of the gyaru look. Despite that fact that it's a very trend driven sort of style, every person has their own personal take on it. Seeing where some people can take it is really interesting...well, to me at least, lol.


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Oh yeah, I for sure knew it wasn't out of nowhere. Just wanted to show that sometimes less can be more.

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Lane (This post was last modified: November 21, 2010 09:51 PM by Lane.) November 21, 2010 01:47 PM

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yah, less is more is what I was trying to say as well.

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Wow, I'm really digging that shirt concept, but knowing this forum it'll probably be a few hundred bucks :/

I just finalized a deal selling a pair of visvims for $300, and I might also sell a Nike jacket for $300. Maybe I will get those cargo pants lolol

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dude, definitely go for em, lol.


search for some on mbok/yahooauction.jp first, though before going straight to retail prices.

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(November 15, 2010 08:15 PM)Lane said: [Image: 06.jpg]

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I wanna look like that when I grow up!

Shet! That second one is actually extremely bad ass. Makes me think of Assasin's Creed haha. I would have to give major credit to anyone I saw rocking that outfit.

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Honestly that second look works in a "I am looking at this on the internet" sense, if I saw someone looking like this IRL I'd find it pretty jarring.

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I'd cum

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Jarring at first most definitely

But then I'd HNNGHH

If they looked as goodin it as that guy haha.

then I'd wonder what they were doing/about to do with thier face all covered up. Haha.
甘えん坊 (This post was last modified: November 22, 2010 02:31 AM by 甘えん坊.) November 22, 2010 02:30 AM

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Late but... She looked like a frog before makeup. You're all crazy.
Like. She's far from ugly, but she's so haggard in the before shot that even with not particularly digging the second, I prefer it.

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Lane (This post was last modified: November 22, 2010 02:38 AM by Lane.) November 22, 2010 02:38 AM

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man, I really crave a balaclava.

http://www.luisaviaroma.com/index.aspx?#...ProdID=52I

can't justify this price, though

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(November 22, 2010 02:38 AM)Lane said: man, I really crave a balaclava.

http://www.luisaviaroma.com/index.aspx?#...ProdID=52I

can't justify this price, though

I hate to say it, but I'm really not sure how you could wear a bavaclava and not look like a bank robber. :////

That said, I'd go for a knitted hood that could potentially cover your nose and mouth:

http://www.blackbirdballard.com/Lars_And...18097.html

Not really any cheaper, but gosh, I love it~


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True, maybe a beanie + scarf combo instead. I just have a desire to have days where my face isn't exposed at all.

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(November 22, 2010 02:30 AM)甘えん坊 said: Late but... She looked like a frog before makeup. You're all crazy.
Like. She's far from ugly, but she's so haggard in the before shot that even with not particularly digging the second, I prefer it.

Haggard? Really? I think your standards of beauty may be severely skewed by the gyaru philosophy of pretty much transforming your face.

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(November 22, 2010 02:30 AM)甘えん坊 said: Late but... She looked like a frog before makeup. You're all crazy.
Like. She's far from ugly, but she's so haggard in the before shot that even with not particularly digging the second, I prefer it.

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She's haggard? Damn, don't look at me when I wake up in the morning or you'll have a heart attack.

Lately I've been thinking a lot about age and fashion. A lot of these styles seem to be geared toward the extremely youthful. What happens as you get older, lose your hair, etc?

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I don't know about gyarus, but as I get older, I'm still going to rock Anna Sui, just like one client of ours who's 60 years old + and buys lots of AS.

I'm going to roooooooooooock the fuck out of Sui pieces like this:

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I am looking forward to be a fashionable old lady wearing big hats :)

For me, style is about spirit and attitude. My style is not about “age,” it’s about having a little fun, opting for a bit of glamour, and not taking yourself so seriously.
~Anna Sui

My personal blog: Rétromantique
Anna Sui appreciation blog: Rock on! Anna Sui

Looking for


70s style bell bottom jeans
Gold metallic like this or beige bejeweled heels like that

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(November 22, 2010 05:50 PM)Hot Soup said: Lately I've been thinking a lot about age and fashion. A lot of these styles seem to be geared toward the extremely youthful. What happens as you get older, lose your hair, etc?

suicide

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