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Can you believe I've now been wearing lolita fashion for A WHOLE DECADE?! :'D Sharing my stories about what the world of lolita fashion was like ten years ago. Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/princesspeachie SMALL NOTE: The brand image of the Mary M dress and the black-red err "lolita" shirt are not actually photos of the items I wanted back in 2008, but after searching forever it seems the real images have been lost through time. :P My Outfit: JSK/Headbow = "Dream Fantasy" by Angelic Pretty, Blouse = Bodyline, Wig = Dreamy Wigs, Accessories = Milky Tales, Cute Can Kill, handmade BGM = Epic Yarn, Paper Mario TTYD, Animal Crossing NL, Mario Party 6
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Isabella Pellicci (6 days ago)
Ok I know I’m late but today I’m getting my first Lolita Dress in the mail today
Olivia Farrington (1 month ago)
You have such a fun and cool personality! I just subscribed and followed your instagram feed!
Jinx Thissen (1 month ago)
Do you know how to get more used to wear "bold" more diffrent chlithes like lolita. I live in the netherlands and i think people will not accept it. Because its diffrent ;_; i really really like the goth and the ouji(boystyle/prince) i loove those so much. But if i buy chlothing i think im not gonna wear it very often Because i dont have the courage to do :,) Also do you have a tip to what i should buy first? The dress or first a skirt and top, or pants...i have no idea where to start
Glasses Bish (1 month ago)
O I thorght you where bout 22 ish
Unicorn Planet (2 months ago)
I am 11 Lolita and just starting I love classic Lolita and pastel it’s sooooooo pretty
Mysticlover Fairy (2 months ago)
I am buying my first gothic lolita dress from Wish tomorrow hopefully it will be good. I have never worn Lolita before .
Kiki N (2 months ago)
Saisai is still there and sells infanta stuff I think??
Swordmasterqueen (2 months ago)
I'm watching this and I just ordered my first sweet Lolita dress
Pink Clouds (3 months ago)
I've always been worried that I'm too tanned for lolita😭😭😭
Lumi Gacha (3 months ago)
You’re not old!
Starhung (3 months ago)
Jesus the contrast is completely blown out on this video. Genuinely difficult to watch
halo MagiMoon (4 months ago)
During the years of 2008, I would always play princess peachie dress up games on DevianArt! Oh the nostalgia! Congrats peachie!
brittany makrush (4 months ago)
I've loved lolita for years, but only recently had the money to buy it. That being said, I actually think the community has gotten a lot harsher. I was at a panel at a local con and the panelist actually got really snippy with a gril with chronic pain who asked for advice on what to do on days where it hurt too much to wear. she was told 'if you can't get over it, you must not want it that bad'. There's also a lot more of a stigma around wearing anything that looks cheep and I've seen a lot of new lolitas leave feeling like crap because of nasty comments. I still love the fashion and always have, but I would love to see the community in my area change more. Because of all this I don't go to meet ups and rarly talk to other lolitas.
Bauhaus Bitch (5 months ago)
I want to transition to sweet lolita, but I can't find any cheap lolita dresses. Does anyone have any tips?
Pastel Princess Gracie (5 months ago)
This makes me feel better about some of my first dresses.
gives me courage to go into lolita fashion! have always been interested since i saw nana kitade in lolita outfits since my teenage years, but yeah, back then didnt have enough money to buy all the cute stuff and lovely dresses but now i'm 25, slaving myself at work, & when i think about TREAT YOSELF i think abt buying shitload of cute lolita dresses and acessories etc, well, beginning as a lolita xD
Dana Nitu (7 months ago)
Was it a lolita dress ?
georgia robinson (7 months ago)
I'm new to the fashion and I feel like I'm so late to the game :(
TokyoDollie (7 months ago)
Aww your second one was so cute though and I noticed Bratz dolls!! 5:19 My child hood memories is Bratz!
Marie Chandler (7 months ago)
Does Lolita count if you make your own clothes and not buy the brands?
Random Taco (4 months ago)
Living for Christ as long as it looks Lolita, like you have a petticoat and wear the correct accessories
Kale Monster (5 months ago)
Living for Christ no
Rococo Royalty (7 months ago)
Molly Shadows (8 months ago)
My first and second lolita dresses were both hand. But the first dress was very ita and the second one is a country/classic. I still wear it once in awhile. Now I’ve got gothic and classic dresses. I’m all over the place.
Anna Ribey (8 months ago)
Did anyone say anything to you in highschool about Lolita fashion? I’d want to wear Lolita fashion to school but everyone would make fun of me.
Sebastian Sean Crow (8 months ago)
eBay in general is very hit or miss tbh
Miranda Johnston (8 months ago)
First: PRINCESS PORTAL OMG THAT WAS MY FAVORITE THING IN THE WORLD AND NO ONE REMEMBERS IT BUT ME THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THAT *ahem* Second: I've been in Lolita the same amount of time (and have been following you for about as long lol) and this was just so relatable and accurate. I really loved this video, Peachie, thank you so much!
Phasemental Supranatural (8 months ago)
Oh wow. I found another gem!
Phasemental Supranatural (8 months ago)
I volunteer for being a brolita
Miss Ann K (8 months ago)
Can you wear long dresses and skirts with lolita or is it not considered lolita then?
Rococo Royalty (7 months ago)
Miss Elvira there are variations of long skirts in lolita
Mai Le (8 months ago)
Your first Lolita dress was the start of being a mess which leads to being even better (it's the same with my first Japanese fashion attempt - it just got better) - pls don't kill me haha
Tsukino-Mermaid (8 months ago)
Omg. From 2010 - 2014 I was sooo into the Lolita fashion, like I would watch videos, and look up “Lolita fashion,” on google. I was so in awe, but since I was 12 at the time, I couldn’t afford even to buy a bodyline item lol. Around 2013, I had bought my first outfit and wore it out to this harajuku walk we had in my city. I felt so cute in it, but my wig I had made me look like I had a big head lmao. As I grew out from that phase, I stopped using this account, and began selling my bodyline pieces. I just signed into this account to see what was going on, and your video appeared! Watching your videos bring me back to simple times, when I didn’t have to worry about so much!
Diane Perez (8 months ago)
Your so cute! 🌸
Mandy kawaii (9 months ago)
Ten years! 😱😳💕💙💖🌈💓💗💖💖💙🌈💖🌈❤️💕^_^ WOW! That's great! Amazing! What do your parents say about it? OMG ! And the rest of people? WOW! Congratulations! *_* I'm so amazed! I'm so happy for you^_^❤️🌈^_^💖❤️💗
Oddly enough an old friend had introduced me to you and I got right into the fashion! I don't have many dresses still but from you and Lor I have love for sweet and gothic :D plan to get my first AP dress soon
Huniee (9 months ago)
Actually,i love your first lolita dress!
The purpleBat (9 months ago)
I want to wear Lolita fashion for " every day " life or freetime but I always think that I am .. a bit .. too chubby. It won't look cute, I guess ...
Aika Hanif (9 months ago)
Sai Sai stills exists! They have two shops now.
tracy webb (9 months ago)
I wear Lolita and I'm 50
Pastel Princess Gracie (9 months ago)
I saw a lolita when i was a kid
Koki On Ice (10 months ago)
I love her dress! what is it called?
Doctor Soy Sauce (10 months ago)
I was into Lolita... Yeah I was a Gothic-shop ita, a lace monster. Since English is not my first language and I wasn't that good I used to do my research in my mother tongue and it was hard. I ended leaving but... Then I started to slowly research and, well I'm back.
Mollee.M.Meadows (10 months ago)
I want to embrace some Lolita fashion into my wardrobe !!!
Pinkinfrench (10 months ago)
Sai-sai is still in london!
bunnylola15 (10 months ago)
I miss in the starlight so much. They had great petticoats
Cheaminks (10 months ago)
That background track from Kirby lmao
tom taylor (10 months ago)
Yoursuper cutie @nd love The voice 😆😆
Gemma Cornelius (10 months ago)
sadly the shop in camden was not there when i went :(
afeatherinthewind (10 months ago)
You've been a big inspiration for me for probably 6 or 7 years now, and I just want to thank you for being such a sweet, kind, informative, funny, passionate girl, and overall wonderful role model to me and so many others. You make so many people smile and should be so proud of yourself for sticking with it this long! <3
Tell the truth. (10 months ago)
you are so dam cute could easily fall in love with you.
Alice Smith (10 months ago)
I just came across your channel from Dollhouse Unboxing! I was so happy when I heard your Scottish accent omg I haven't come across many lolitas here or even anything kawaii! Personally I don't dress as such but I find it so so interesting <3
KL (10 months ago)
I love this video! Especially the online community of the earlier 00s. I wasn't into Lolita but just general Asian fashion and Korean culture as a whole which wasn't big at all outside the Asian community. The Hallyu wave hadn't hit the general west yet. I remember the forums (it was called soompi for me) and the forums on fashion, people opening "shops" and having to order things in batches and you'd basically be sending cash to a stranger so they could order from a wholesale website from Korea or Japan. Lol! The whole process probably took a month. Now with the click of a button you can get anything from sites like gmarket/yesstyle. Suffice to say you also had a high chance of getting iffy quality. I still have a few prices from there. It was also called "Fobby Style" then which I think would be Politically Incorrect now but the community into Korean culture in particular circa 2004 was mostly Asian American and "Fob" was used with pride. Like you I am thankful for the relative anonymity of it because i posted some really cringy stuff in there.. assumptions about Korean culture or fashion disasters. But everyone was there to help you learn and grow. I wouldn't want to be the teen growing up today who is judged for all this today although as an adult I really enjoy Facebook group's too! (I still love Korean culture, lived there 5 years; and Asian fashions.. mostly strictly Korean now although I love your Lolita videos Peachie!)
Katy is here (11 months ago)
So it's your lolita-versary
Astrid kawaii (11 months ago)
Hi peachie! Im a young lolita and sometimes I feel really alone in the lolita community, I have never been to a meet up because I feel intimidated by other lolitas as I have only been into it for a year! U really help me feel like im not an ita or bad at wearing it.... thank you! Also what is your p.o box I wanna send u somethings! Xx
Marinakei (11 months ago)
When I first got into lolita fashion I think you were one of the first lolita youtubers I’ve stumbled on a few years ago and loved so so much. I love how sweet you are. You are one of the reasons that also inspired me to create a lolita YouTube channel which I am having fun with and hope one day I can share my long kawaii journey to my subscribers as well like you 💖 thank you for being you 💖💖
lynx inks (11 months ago)
i just found you and i love you already omg <3
NekoSocks 25 (11 months ago)
Same problem. Got a sailor lolita dress. Expecting the fabric to feel soft and comfortable. It arrives in, not a box, but a zipped up folder in a beat up box. The dress came with a a bow to pin under the sailor cape. Not a petty coat or anything else. It also felt like costume fabric. Yep. That cheap walmart kid costume fabric. I still wear it.. but not as often. I use 2 tu-tu's as make shift petty coats... as for my hair, i put a skeleton pin in it, wear some kneesocks with black boots and i was set.
Emily C (11 months ago)
i found your channel around 2010 and have been following you here and on tumblr since! love your videos so much, i’m not lolita anymore but as a teenager you were my main and biggest lolita inspiration!! so lovely that you’re still into it and still making videos!! love you loads, keep doing what you’re doing 💕🌸💕🌸💕🌸
Cardamomy (11 months ago)
I miss old school so much </3 it was simple and girly, yet really a defined style. Now everything became so glamourous and can be really intricated, which is not bad buuut is really different. I didn't really noticed that while getting throght the fashion evolution, but at some point I looked back and I was like "o-m-g this fashion has changed A LOT"
Lydia Ortiz (11 months ago)
i want to meet with fairy kei community but i just wear it on my own never met the community
LIGHT (11 months ago)
hum fascinating been one of your fans for a few years great to see you back
The Nekomimi (11 months ago)
Wow, the years do go by! I've been watching you since I was 14, and now I'm 19. I remember when I watched your first video, so magical! It made me realize how much I loved lolita fashion. Lolita has made me more confident about being myself and wearing what I like without worrying about what others may think. I've found myself shifting more towards Gothic lolita as I've grown older (Not like it is today though haha, I prefer old-school MMM), but I still love those super sweet Angelic Pretty prints from 2010-2014. Milky Planet and Milky Berry are still my dream dresses!
Lala (11 months ago)
Omg I'm also 27, and discovered the scene about 10 years ago. I had a love-hate relationship with the Lolita community online, because there was so much drama and rules, and I'm more attached to subcultures that center around music than fashion. I still like the general aesthetics, but prefer to mix it up with other things that I like wearing every day.
Jocelyne cupcake (11 months ago)
You're going to stop wearing Lolita fashion?
Jocelyne cupcake (10 months ago)
oh okay ^u^
EchoTheBlackFox (10 months ago)
Jocelyne cupcake no, she's said she wants to wear it until she's very old!
Vince Mallozzi (11 months ago)
Enjoying your fashion and your style. Love your channel, ty for miles of smiles!
Alissa Purplebunnies (11 months ago)
I remember surfing egl back in the day :') and also yeah, I feel like lolita was like very loose --> very strict --> now lol
Nenia Emm (11 months ago)
Sai Sai is indeed still there! I go there all the time. It's moved to a smaller unit though, sadly.
Jessica R (11 months ago)
Ahhhh SOO much nostalgia <3 I got my first dress in 2007 from eBay and it....was a disaster .. BUT I kept trying and eventually got there! Thank you for sharing xx
Wynnie M (11 months ago)
Watching this made me realize how many YEARS I've been following your content online... I don't wear lolita myself anymore (I only ever bought one dress), but I still like looking at it, and even more so I love how happy I feel when watching your videos!
Lost Katrikki (11 months ago)
I have 10 years on the fashion too <3 OH MY GOSH 7:29 I KNOW HER xD I knew it via the internet from years ago via livejournal but I almost did not talk to people outside my country because I speak very badly English (to this day I speak English poorly,meh) but last year I went to london and met her and the girls that I only saw in the past in livejournal s2 SaiSai still exists but BUT ONLY SELLS MORE PUNK THINGS and some taobao dress but everything above the value. DO NOT GO ON SAISAI FOR GOD'S SAKE! And I loved your video s2 I'm not recording anything for yt, well I'm a youtuber lolita from brazil and I record in portuguese for the girls of here, and I thought to make this video in the brazilian version. Because 10 years ago the girls here did not use the LJ were still wearing here Orkut (other social media) Congratulations on your 10 years in fashion s2
taene (11 months ago)
Kind fo weird at first, considering you're caucasian wearing Japanese style, but you're so cute <3
Emi Hay (11 months ago)
I used to follow you on deviantart and play your dress up games religiously. Cant believe you just popped up in my recommends
charleen hopkins (11 months ago)
wow your skins very youthfull
charleen hopkins (11 months ago)
wow your skins very youthfull
Meredith Malloy (11 months ago)
hi Peachie, I enjoyed listening to your story about Lolita fashion and Alice in Wonderland is one of my favorite stories too.
clubemerald (11 months ago)
Haha, that was my first lolita dress too!
CosmosHeart (11 months ago)
Just to say this video makes me so happy!! I've been following you for quite a few years now and I love that you're active again. Your Lolita vids were so helpful when I was just getting into the fashion and I'm so happy that you still love it. :)
AHalloweenSky (11 months ago)
Omg I remember back in like 2013 when I was just fairly new to lolita and you were my lolita idol, we had a few conversations on facebook/skype and you showed me that second coord. Sorry for being so insufferable back then btw, if you even remember me lmao, I was like 15/16 and so excited to talk to my big style icon haha
hydrangeas (11 months ago)
Wow, you looked really pretty with dark hair
Vicky Gray (11 months ago)
Oh my goodness I remember Sai Sai :o I hope it is still there... A lot of this is how I was back in the 2000s, but I didn’t have the perseverance to push through the ita phase (I’m probably still in it...) I love how you found yourself in lolita, you seem so happy with who you are <3
CottonCandy (11 months ago)
Vicky Gray yeah it's still there
Cassandra Darby (11 months ago)
Awww bless your little 17 year old heart, you were trying.💕 I got “out” of lolita about five years ago and “graduated” to fairy kei. It just suits me better and I don’t have to deal with the “mean girl litas” in my area. My 11 year old is into the fashion though, she’s freaking adorable! Peace, love, and lace my dear
SparkeyNotes (11 months ago)
It's interesting to see how far the fashion itself has come. There is definitely a new standard of the amount of detail that should come on a dress. Oh man some of my first coords (if you could even call them that) were absolutely embarrassing xD but we all start somewhere!!!!!
fury (11 months ago)
I've always wanted to get into lolita fashion, but it's something i have to postpone until i move out from my parents house. I admire you for being able to be into it for such a long time!
Soto Chan (11 months ago)
Does anyone know where to get Lolita clothes from a public store in Iowa?
Choco -chan (11 months ago)
Omg you were so pretty with 17
Nebby in the bag (11 months ago)
Your style is soooo cute, I love it
Cracked Tea Cup (11 months ago)
As a moldy grandma-sofa Lolita... I acknowledge your right to be a pastel gumball machine. We can co-exist.
Toma (11 months ago)
I can't wait to get paid so that I can be a patreon ;u;
Annette Celia Rosemary (11 months ago)
I love your purity towards wearing what you love <3 too many people today try to impress others by sticking to constant new trends and have no sense of style... you go girl!
Sarah (11 months ago)
So interesting to see your how your style developed! Really your first coord wasn't that bad at all, at least there wasn't tonnes of cheap lace or cat ears or something 😅
Alex Wesker (11 months ago)
The video looks washed out..
Strawberry Mad (11 months ago)
Oh wow this is making me feel so nostalgic. I totally bought my first dress off eBay and I think it was from momo's too. 😅 And I'm pretty sure the forums your talking about is lolitafashion.org. I spent so much time on there, way back when. lol
Plain Popcorn (11 months ago)
I was active in the lolita community from age 19 to 24-ish, then stopped because of severe body image issues and my clothes have been sitting in my wardrobe until I decided to start incorporating them into vintage style coords late 2017. I'm 33 now. I've always loved lolita in the mean time, even though I wasn't actively wearing it anymore. My issues are mostly healed now, so I could wear my lolita stuff if I wanted to but I feel like it would look more appropriate with my physical age if I combined it with vintage to tone it down or go for something more otome styled. But I do remember the websites we had when I was 19. Before I got on egl livejournal there was the Blue Period forum which has been dead since,,, I am guessing 2009. But it was still online earlier in 2017, but I see now it's been taken offline although you can still look for it on the waybackmachine. A bit later there was " lolita snap", a website where you could upload your outfits. There was avantgauche, a uk website that hosted gothic lolita bible scans. The egl livejournal was huge, it spawned a spin off " egl sales" and after that some of the then equivalents to behind the bows which I think started with the livejournal lolita secrets page. Misako Aoki once modelled for bodyline, and I found a bodyline catalog inside one of the glb's I ordered. Older glbs advertised western gothic online shops.
Nightmare Nemesis (11 months ago)
Honestly I've been into the fashion for years now (since I was like 12, I'm almost 20 now) but have never actually gotten a dress due to having unsupportive parents (a bit less of a problem now that I'm in college) and having no money and being unable to get a job, but I guess being a "lurker" for so long and gathering so much information means that I have a much better idea of what and what not to wear than someone who just found out about it and dove right in. I'll still probably muck up my first coord once I get my first dress since building an actual wardrobe takes time (plus I can't do makeup to save my life) but I'm looking forward to the day I can start wearing it!
Cassandra Darby (11 months ago)
The Great Sariel I’m sorry that your parents were unsupportive. My 11 year old is into lolita clothes and honestly I hope she keeps it up! I would rather have a teenager who looks like a Rococo dolly than looks like a lot of the teens I see.
Tessa Ladd (11 months ago)
Not a lolita, but I do buy the classic floral dresses frequently. c: They make me feel perdy
nicoleskey (11 months ago)
You always look so sweet, you always inspire me to dress up more💖 I love lolita fashion so much but I don't wear it nearly as much as I want to!
penguu (11 months ago)
I'm happy and sad I didn't get into the fashion until 2016. I'm sad because it feels like I missed out on so much and I feel like I got into it super old (I was 25). I'm happy I waited though. It's so much easier to make purchases from Japan now and buy secondhand without going to meets. I'm also happy because I know my style isn't going to change much. I don't have to waste money 'finding my style'. Hopefully no one will judge me if I'm 35 and still wearing Lolita.
Nova Lee (11 months ago)
I remember when I first started watching you and you hadn't gotten your first brand dress yet. You where the reason I looked around on Bodyline in the first place. I couple of my friends got a good couple of dresses and skirts.
pikachuurin (11 months ago)
Saving up for a personal project? Is Peachie getting married?????
chibii (11 months ago)
luckily, my first lolita skirt was bodyline's generic carosel print, i didnt buy a petti to go with it until later (because bleh bodyline pettis), but i puffed it up with a bunch of fluffy skirts underneath and it worked for the night. i still have that skirt and i like to put it in some really ott sweet coords, but now almost two years later i've gotten 4 or 5 brand pieces and full coords
Milena Karla (11 months ago)
Do I have to wear makeup to be a real lolita? :( I don't like iiit, only lipstick...
Katie Raynes (11 months ago)
I loved watching this! I'm not someone who wears lolita but I'm really interested in learning about it, and hearing your experiences over time is fascinating. It reminds me a lot of how things have changed in the BJD hobby, like the way doll companies ship overseas these days and the way styles and trends continue to change. It's really delightful to hear your observations!
tianna love (11 months ago)
Bright Eyes Hope (11 months ago)
I thought "oh come on Peachy, how bad can it be" and ... ... ... ... ... ... it's really bad. XD I'm so sorry it seems like almost everyone starts out as an ita, I don't know if I should be happy or disappointed that apparently there are no more photos of my first few coords. XD Please never stop making videos, you are such an inspiration. <3

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