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Japanese Street Fashion Part 1 - Gyaru

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There are many types of Japanese street fashion. I’ll start off with the gyaru fashion. This fashion originated in the 1970s. So long ago, yet it continues to keep on trucking! It’s actually seen as the youth culture trying to rebel. Gyaru fashion doesn't exactly fit in either traditional Japanese culture, nor does it fit of how the Japanese people view on women.

What exactly is the gyaru fashion, you may ask? Well here’s time for me to tell you! Gyaru consists of heavily bleach or dyed hair. Usually shades that range from dark brown to blonde. The make-up is applied VERY heavily. The general face make-up is usually used to make the female's face look very tanned. The eye make-up consists of dark eyeliner and fake eyelashes. They’re arranged in the way to where it makes the female’s eyes look larger than without make-up. The general clothing style varies from person to person. It really depends of what that person seems to like!

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An Example.

A few popular gyaru fashion models would include, Tsubasa Masuwaka, Rie Matsuoka or commonly known as Okarie and Rina Sakurai.

By: Sydney
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AnimeBPM  

I was there this summer and I was trying to find some gyaru fashion in Shibuya, Harajuku, and other places... none =[

2013/12/09 (Mon) 23:00 | EDIT | REPLY |   

Sydney  

Ah.. I'm actually quite surprised that Harajuku would not have an sort of gyaru fashion stores. However, the fashion truly varies from person to person. I would recommend to simply create your own gyaru fashion. Perhaps using E-bay or Amazon would help as well, along with other internet sites.
-Sydney

2013/12/10 (Tue) 10:57 | EDIT | REPLY |   

Ceera  

Yepp! i'm totally quite surprise that harajuku not have any sort of grayu fashion stores. and i have heard that actually people say "gyaru" style is not really that interesting.

but i think it;s quite interesting, it's actually just look like street fashion and lollita.

2013/12/18 (Wed) 01:13 | EDIT | REPLY |   

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