We all know Lolita is inspired by period fashions such as victorian and rococo. To be fair honest, one of the reasons i wear lolita myself is not just only because i find it amazingly pretty but because i can’t wear a rococo dress on the subway. I’ve always been a hugh fan of period movies, and i tear a bit every time i see one of those amazing dresses, with million details and perfect fit, fantastic fabrics and huge hats. There were so many different types of dresses along the years that i just simply can not choose a favourite style. Lolita has a special love for beauty and elegant things, and what can one expect to feel when you see one of these dresses but love? These are all pieces of art in movement, sadly or not, times had change and it is almost impossible to wear one of these again, tho some ladies would like to recreate the magic of those eras in some local park, and we are lucky enough to see the recreations of some of the most lovely books written, with fantastic locations and even better dresses. I can confess that i would love to live in a Jane Austen novel or at Versailles,had tea with the queen or play the piano with Miss Dashwood, and i know lots of you ladies think alike.So this is a mayor inspiration post based on the breathtaking beauty of period costume.
EnjoyElizabeth I Queen of England 1558-1603RococoMarie Antoniette-Queen of France 1774-1793Regency EraSense and Sensibility by Jane Austen 1811(one of my favourite books)Pride And Prejudice by Jane Austen 1813Emma by Jane Austen 1815Victorian EraQueen Victoria of England 1837Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte 1847(another great book)Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell 1853of course there are more examples, but these are either some of my fave movies or books, if you haven’t read them or saw them, you should, cause the histories are not only fabulous but the costume design is completely delightful and i can assure you you’ll be stunned for days.