Lolita just turned 25 & the internet still doesn’t get it
As a new generation of TikTok coquettes emerge, we look back at why the controversial film continues to find a misunderstood audience.
it’s time to talk about the lesbian reader of 'lolita'
Vladimir Nabokov made it clear this book had nothing in it for me, but I read on. Here's why.
inside the emerging lolita scene in paris
The opening of the Japanese store, Angelic Pretty, in Paris has seen the city's youth take to Kawaii-themed dressing.
the a-z of kawaii
Kawaii is the all-encompassing Japanese word for 'cute' but its saccharine style goes far beyond things that make you say ‘aww.’ Throw up some peace signs and enjoy our alphabet of kawaii culture, from adorable anime characters to zombie idols.
rufflecon, where lolitas and steampunks let their freak flags fly
The ultimate subculture dressup convention returns.