And now for something completely different. :: Monday, July 4, 2011

So, a couple of days ago I decided to try another style instead of the sweet style I've really been into lately. I don't know if these would really be considered 'gal' because the makeup isn't quite gyaru makeup. I'd say it's a little more of a v-kei look than totally gyaru.
I think the hair and makeup turned out really well, but I'm not altogether sold on the co-ord. I think it would have been better with a skirt or a black pair of shorts instead of the cut-off jean shorts. But, I still liked it :)

I really need to get some new belts that aren't waist belts! I'd kill for a d.i.a. belt or something similar.

This isn't really a look I would do often because it's not really what I'm into now. And, though I used to have a lot of rokku style clothes and the likes, I don't know where half of it has gone now.
But, that said, I don't really feel awkward wearing a more v-kei-ish style because... well, I'm into v-kei. Have been for YEARS.. and before I was a gyaru, I was a bangya.

For those who don't know, Bangya = band girls = female Visual-kei fans in Japan that follow specific band/bands all over Japan, usually not missing a single live played by those specific band/bands.
Contrary to popular belief among most western gyaru, being a bangya and being a gyaru are NOT mutually exclusive. A great portion of visual kei fans in Japan ARE gyaru.
That's not to say that ALL gyaru are into v-kei or that ALL v-kei fans are gyaru. But, the 2 do intersect quite a bit.

I can't say I'm a bangya anymore because... I don't live in Japan anymore, and all the bands I used to follow have long since broken up or gone major. Following major bands just isn't as fun, really.

Hell, there's even a couple v-kei band-guys who wear gyaru quite well.
For example: Yuri from Irokui.

Yuri looks pretty good like that... though it is a little disconcerting since he used to look like this:

Anyway, I tried it, and it's something I might do every so often, but it's not quite girly enough for me. I might try the hair again and do a more girly/gyaru rock style and then I'll be more comfortable with it. xD

posted by l0ckheart @ 10:56 AM


At July 4, 2011 at 5:14 PM, Anonymous Asuka said...

ow I looove the new layout!

At July 5, 2011 at 7:21 AM, Anonymous said...

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At July 6, 2011 at 2:44 AM, Anonymous l0ckheart said...

Thank you! <3

At July 6, 2011 at 2:45 AM, Anonymous l0ckheart said...

 Thank you so much! <3


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