This is my second or third attempt at mixing in my normie aesthetic(which is fairly not normie- I almost never see others wearing square style scarves on insta, let alone in the wild) with EGL.
When I posted it to daily EGL most people suggested different headwear- pillbox hats, headbows, something that looked suspiciously like a scarf tied like a headband, and berets. 👩🏻🎨
I’ll switch out my wriscuffs for the stiffer ones I’m handsewing now.
My scarf in its pastel glory. I think I spent the better part of a year trying to find the perfect scarf.
Did you know Thrifted Luxe originally started off as a blog about my obsession with secondhand scarves called scarvedforlife? So glad I switched it up because when I returned to lolita fashion Tyler Willis of Scarfing Scarves also burst into the lolita fashion scene in a BIG way, and she’s rather famous now. I’m glad I (unwittingly) prevented any confusion regarding our names.
I suppose I should share my previous two attempts!
The first wasnt really lolita, and I don’t think I called it that. I was in love with my chiffon white and black with tiny purple flowers elephant scarf- it honestly matched this JSK pretty well so I made it a headbow and tied it around my bun.
The only other old shot I have of me mixing scarves with EGL elements is another poorer attempt I shared to my insta. This was for another youtube video but I can’t remember which one, not that it matters. It still looks bad.
I’m pleased with the improvement! I need to experiment with it more, however, before I even consider creating any sort of guide- the sort of guide I so desperately wanted. I still believe they can be very versatile elements in EGL, it’s just a matter of figuring out the how.