This is why i love lolita: bonnets

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One of my favourite accessories if not THE one, is the bonnet. this kind of hat works awesomely with classic, sweet or gothic lolita in many ways, there are different types of construction and materials. For me it's like wearing a piece of history over your head,.
as you saw in my historical beauty post, they were much used in the victorian and regency periods. Lolita brands usually have them and you can find the one to match your outfit in the best way.


Angelic Pretty bonnet


Baby the stars thine bright bonnets. full bonnet and with bunny years



Victorian Maiden bonnet


mary magdalene bonnet

there are lots of places who make historical bonnets too.






all from victorian bonnets

we have of course Triple Fortune. one of the best brands out there, they make the most fantastic bonnets, they are expensive but totally worth it.









(i shall make another post for TF alone, they are too awesome.)
i'll leave you some pics of lovely ladies wearing bonnets. as you can tell, there are plenty of styles involved.









Irene is wearing a chantilly bonnet




Kmbuu


Himeka


Takura


Amelia
and finally myself and my handmade bonnets






there are tons of other examples and types as you can see, it works with many styles, classic, gothic, hime, pirate, sweet, i love to wear them specially in the cold seasons. i've wanted a straw bonnet for quite a long time now, maybe i'll make one soon when i have time, i can never own too many bonnets!
You can have them with feathers, with flowers, made out luxury fabrics, full of ribbons and lace, detailed or simple, half or full, with bunny ears or tons of frills, bonnets are fascintating and it will make an outfit stand out completely.
Bonnets are not always the most easy thing to wear, more in the current century , and not all the girls are confident enough to use them because they drawn too much attention.
Arm yourself with courage and go ahead, tie the ribbon around your neck and wear it proudly!

10 comments:

  1. I adore bonnets and one day i'll own a triple fortune one, you'll see! XD
    Love the chantilly bonnet Irene is wearing too. ;_;

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  2. I looove bonnets XD I think that is obvious. I can't even decide which kind I love more, because I like the floppy ones and the wired or stiff ones. They're all great XD

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  3. Bonnets <3
    mine is here, poor bonnet~ Need to wear it.

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  4. I love bonnets! How did you make yours?
    I have a Regency bonnet I made for my Emma Woodhouse costume, but I would love to have a more Lolita one. ;)

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  5. yo cuando hice el mio me inspire en eso caros >.< por que son taaan caros?, por que son tan bellos?, falto yo en el post y mi super bonnet pasa que uds se me copian porque yo fui la primera lolita argentinA en usar bonnet, eso me pasa por ser considerada la mana sama argentina
    AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHA YOU SUCK! XD

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  6. Oh man those are all so gorgeous! I got my first two bonnets recently and I am so eager to wear them.

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  7. Ugh so much eye candy *___* I might need anther bonnet after seeing these!

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  8. @jo yes you will! <3 bonnets ftw

    @caro IKR! D:

    @julia i will made a tutorial one day, everone ask for it! i would love to see the emma costume omg i love JA

    @yue te iba a poner pero como siempre te quejas.
    @april indeed they are bonnets rocks <3

    @miss lumpy you can never have enough!

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  9. Yes, I would also love to see a tutorial. Bonnets are so gorgeous, but too expensive for me! >_< So I'll have to make one myself some day!

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  10. Amo los Bonnets de Chantilly, bueno, si vamos a lo obvio, amo las prendas de Chantilly. La pregunta es ¿cómo estará hecho el de cuadros blancos y negros? ¿será una tela o un plático?
    Hasta que no tenga uno no paro!

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