Gaijiin Gyaru Guide!

Gaijiin Gyaru Guide!

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The amazing gaijiin gyaru, Saiharii!

Hey there guys! Since so many of you have enjoyed reading my gyaru guide, I wanted to add a guide for gaijiin gyaru.

I wanted to start out by telling you all how I attained my knowledge on gyaru. I have been to Korea but not to Japan, so I don’t have first hand information about gyaru. However, I’ve studied Japanese and Japanese culture since I was about 13 years old. I’ve done numerous research projects on gyaru and I have a great deal of knowledge about gyaru. It can be really hard to find information on gyaru in the States and it can be even harder to be involved, so I wanted to write this post especially for non-Japanese gyaru. I hope you find this helpful!

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Examples of Gyaru Outfits and Looks! (Gyaru Series Part Three)

Examples of Gyaru Outfits and Looks! (Gyaru Series Part Three)

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Pink prom dress $115 – amazon.co.uk

Chicwish shirts blouse chicwish.com

Vince Camuto short sleeve shirt vincecamuto.com

N 21 collared shirt $540 – brownsfashion.com

Boyfriend cardigan $16 – thehut.com

Even odd black vest $27 – zalando.co.uk

A line skirt blackfive.com

Ally Fashion black pants $20 – allyfashion.com

Plaid skirt etsy.com

Pink tutu ladida.com

Boohoo knee socks boohoo.com

Skechers black boots 6pm.com

Platform shoes romwe.com

Wedges shoes modcloth.com

Platform shoes $52 – publicdesire.co.uk

High heel boots shopakira.com

Claire s hair accessory claires.com

Eylure black eye makeup $7.79 – newlook.com

Forever 21 toiletry bag forever21.com

Blush etudehouse.com

Mally cream eyeshadow beauty.com

Dolce Gabbana red lipstick saksfifthavenue.com

As part of my widely-read gyaru guide, I wanted to include some examples of gyaru style and makeup to help give all of you love readers some ideas for your new style adventure. Click here for part one of the series and here for part two if you haven’t read them yet!

Clothing:

There are a multitude of gyaru subtypes that are popular, and this set only addresses a few. Some common types are above. A lot of gyaru looks are meant to be sweet- light pinks, bows, flowy blouses and tiers are common, especially in the hime and onee gyaru style. Kogal (or kogyaru) was the first main gyaru type and is characterized by customizing a school uniform. Rokku gyaru is an edgier, rock-inspired look and mode originated as a monochromatic and mature look. Keeping these descriptions in mind, it’s just a matter of personal taste and experimentation before you create an outfit like the ones above! Google (of course) and gyaru forums are also great for inspo.

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My Adorable Sailor Mars Phone Case!

My Adorable Sailor Mars Phone Case!

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Hey my lovely gals! I wanted to dedicate a post to my newest love- decoden cases!

I had never heard of decoden until I saw the tag on Instagram and fell in love. I got this custom phone case from Magical Girl Cafe for twenty bucks woth shipping. Compared to many Etsy shops, this was much cheaper and Monique is super professional, prompt and sweet.

This post isn’t sponsored at all and Monique’s store isn’t officially up and running yet, but if you’re looking for a super cute custom case definitely hit her up on IG at @MagicalGirlCafe!

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Lacy, Gyaru Inspired OOTD!

Lacy, Gyaru Inspired OOTD!

Hello lovelies! Sorry for my lack of posts, my performances have been killing me right now. I have been dressing very gyaru lately so I’ve been wanting to show you my latest inspiration.

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It is a lacy, gyaru inspired outfit! I was sick so I wanted something simple but cute enough to go  out in.

Hope you all love it babes~

Top//eBay
Leggings//Kohl’s
Necklace//Kitsch Bitch Jewelry

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Outfit of the Day: 90s-esque Gyaru!

Outfit of the Day: 90s-esque Gyaru!

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Hello all of my lovely readers, I hope you’re having a great day! As part of my journey to become more gyaru, I have a gyaru inspired ensemble! I wore some Japanese sokkusu (long baggy socks) and a skater skirt to give it a schoolgirl feel and added a military jacket and crop top to give it a rebellious teenage vibe.

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By keeping the hair and makeup natural the cool schoolgirl style really packs a punch. I feel as if this relaxed style is almost 90s too!

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Gyaru Guide for Beginners: How to Start Being Gyaru! (Gyaru Series Part One)

Gyaru Guide for Beginners: How to Start Being Gyaru! (Gyaru Series Part One)

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Hi there everyone! I hope you’re having a lovely day~!

I wanted to go over some gyaru basics for those of you who have been exposed to the style but wanted to know more in detail about gyaru. This is mainly for beginners- consider this a simple introduction or guide to gyaru!

What is gyaru?

There are a ton of ways to answer this question. Gyaru is a blanket term that encompasses many different types of styles. “Gyaru” itself is a romanization of the English world “gal” and usually describes a fashion-conscious Japanese teen who follows set trends of fashion and beauty.

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