worst blogger ever, i know. life happens.
to inspire myself, i'm going to attempt Fyeahlolita's Lolita 52 Challenge!
i'd love to see how others respond. a few of my friends are also trying it
#1 - 5 pieces that every lolita wardrobe should have (regardless of style)
this is an absolute must. no exceptions.
2. willingness to improve yourself
even a great outfit can be improved upon. be willing to accept criticism, don't get huffy about it.
3. a sense of style
of course you can always just buy the full set of matching headbow, dress, and socks. but even those who wear all brand can still look bad if they have no style. having the skill to coordinate an outfit with pieces from various places and make it look good is a major asset.
4. at least some basic experience with makeup
i know some people are really into the "i'm a natural beauty princess"-bs, but everyone looks better with some enhancement. even just a little (light eyeshadow, mascara, tinted moisturizer, lip balm) can help you look more polished.
5. one really decadent dress/outfit for special events
something that shows you off and gives you confidence. not something you'd wear everyday.
i know my answers aren't really "items" per say, but since clothes are a given, i thought i'd include what else i thought was important