I Got A Japanese Lolita Fashion Makeover

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  • Published: 21 July 2019
  • So we traveled to East Asia to film a six-part series about beauty, style, and shopping - and we’re coming in hot with episode 2 about Japanese Street Fashion Subcultures! Japan has some very iconic and unique Harajuku-centric fashion subcultures, and Lolita style has always fascinated me - so we decided to do a deep dive into the poofy, frilly, pastel style! What do you think of my final look?

    A huge thanks to RinRin for helping us! You can check her out here:
    IG: instagram.com/rinrindoll/
    YouTube: superiorjanitorial.pro/user/rinrindoll
    English Channel: http://superiorjanitorial.pro/channel/UCU8_LMvzzqBXNL-KXuE-D_w

    You can check out the stores featured here:
    Abilletage: instagram.com/abilletage/
    Atelier Pierrot: instagram.com/atelier_pierrot/
    Angelic Pretty: instagram.com/angelicpretty_official/
    Chantegram: instagram.com/chantegram_official/
    Q Pot Cafe: instagram.com/qpot_official/

    Items Worn & Not Listed In The Video:
    ABILLETAGE
    Abilletage - Corset Over Knee Socks Side Lace-up
    Abilletage - Noir Croix Corset
    Abilletage - Corset Tights Victorian

    ATELIER PIERROT
    Atelier Pierrot - Volume Pannier
    System 'id' - Graceful Lace Aliceband (Headband)
    modifica - Morpho Necklace
    Gothic Holic - Fluttering Butterfly Clip Small/Medium

    ANGELIC PRETTY
    Angelic Pretty - Cute Ribbon Wrist Cuffs
    Angelic Pretty - Love Heart Logo Pochette
    Angelic Pretty - Laced-up Ribbon Overknee Socks

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    Safiya's Instagram: instagram.com/safiyany/
    Twitter: twitter.com/safiyajn
    Facebook: facebook.com/safnygaard/

    This video is NOT sponsored! We paid for all clothing items ourselves, but Chantegram did provide their styling service for free.

    Assistant Editors: Emily Linden & Josie Latino

    MUSIC
    via Audio Network

    SFX
    via AudioBlocks

Comments • 21 295

  • Safiya Nygaard
    Safiya Nygaard   4 months back

    HELLO FRIENDS!! happy saturday! here is the next episode of our east asia series - hope you guys enjoy it! what did u think of the makeover?? xoxo, saf

    • Georgena Weaver
      Georgena Weaver  14 hours back

      And taking the last reply

    • Georgena Weaver
      Georgena Weaver  14 hours back

      I’m being a bitch

    • Lizzy Chang
      Lizzy Chang  4 weeks back

      I love it!

    • Reese R
      Reese R  1 months back

      The reply’s were at 499 and I wanted it to be 500 so I commented this

    • Gacha Sayonama
      Gacha Sayonama  2 months back

      Make a second Lolita makeover! It Was Amazing

  • Black Sheep
    Black Sheep  7 hours back

    I wish i coukd dress like that

    • Queen of Snek
      Queen of Snek  12 hours back

      23:44 the construction worker on the right checkin them out omg-😂

      • isim bulamadım
        isim bulamadım  21 hours back

        24:37 OMG the red sign in the back is a city in my country 🇹🇷(Turkey) What the hell you guys are doing in Japan Hahahahahaha ❤

        • Isabella Bird
          Isabella Bird  21 hours back

          Hello peoples, I am looking at Safiya Nygaard and I know I can safely comment on here. I used to be pretty admiring of Japan's subcultures, especially Lolita, but recently I've had some problems with it. First I learned about "the book" made by that Russian author who made a book called Lolita in the 1960s, about this middle aged man sexually abusing a 12 year old child. I've researched much about what westerns think about Japanese culture, and to me it seems sort of pedophilic. For example there are "Moes" "Geishas" etc. Also "Anneko" tends to be associated with furies and "Yami Kawaii" (everyone knows what thats about)
          Can someone who knows about this subject, who is Japanese or who knows a lot about Harajuku culture please enlighten me? Is it really a gross spawn or is it perfectly innocent? Is there something going on with Japan paying these schoolgirls to pet their hair, or is it just western dirty minded people?" Please someone who is a professional HELP ME!

          • State of the Style World
            State of the Style World  23 hours back

            Discover more Harajuku Fashion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7D2VF0bQws8

            • Amber Adams
              Amber Adams  1 days back

              Tyler: Can you breathe


              Safiya: No


              Me: Now I can't breathe

              • Grayce Sowell
                Grayce Sowell  1 days back

                You look great Safiya! Keep it your amazing work! Also did you say "Ridikulous" as in Harry Potter spell ' Ridikulous' at some point?

                • predictably chaotic
                  predictably chaotic  1 days back

                  This makes me wish I could afford to wear gothic lolita...but I don't have much money and my sewing skills aren't that good...*stares wistfully at pirate dress*

                  • you_know its_me
                    you_know its_me  2 days back

                    Her outfit looked great but I do wish she did one of the pastel/cute outfit

                    • Pia Rahmeh
                      Pia Rahmeh  2 days back

                      This is the 5th time I watch this video this video is my favorite video you've ever posted

                      • Gacha Girls
                        Gacha Girls  2 days back

                        I love the 3rd one😍 that look like you we’re from a masquerade ball

                        • Katie Spuhler
                          Katie Spuhler  3 days back

                          Safi with make up who are you and what did you do safi

                          • Abigail Corlazzoli
                            Abigail Corlazzoli  3 days back

                            RinRin is so frickin adorable! UwU

                            • sementagerber
                              sementagerber  3 days back

                              think you are cute but for me is the sweet lolita style for you amazing , please next with
                              wig

                              • Gekko Asahi13
                                Gekko Asahi13  3 days back

                                11:44 i can imagine my self as you and the other 2 are my classmates😂😂 because im one of the giants in our classroom and my nickmane in our class was giraffaye because faye is my second name😂😂 (just sharing or skl)

                                • xmelissa._.turnen x
                                  xmelissa._.turnen x  3 days back

                                  My lolita style would be classic!
                                  As colour: yellow or red
                                  POOFY SKIRT
                                  no corsets tough
                                  POOOOOFFFYYYY SLEEEEVVVEEESSSS

                                  • Mary G
                                    Mary G  4 days back

                                    "Excuse you "
                                    _Sofia nygaard

                                    • Nerd Fish
                                      Nerd Fish  4 days back

                                      It’s amazing how much research Saf does for her video and how much she puts away her ideas and the outside worlds ideas about Lolita culture. I also really appreciate that she pointed out dry early that the fashion has NOTHING to do with the book “Lolita,” which is a problem for the fashion

                                      • Lazy Sunny
                                        Lazy Sunny  4 days back

                                        2:13
                                        Dog: *ight imma head out*

                                        • Sara Fabbro
                                          Sara Fabbro  4 days back

                                          I really appreciate how you go into everything without judgement Saf! Also the attention to detail, getting things as correct as possible, and getting the information/history right!! Absolutely wonderful :)

                                          • Allie’s ASMR & Art
                                            Allie’s ASMR & Art  5 days back

                                            i love lolita style because its like melanie martinez

                                            • Gacha Nicole
                                              Gacha Nicole  5 days back

                                              *You look like a doll, a cute one lmao.*

                                              • Skywalk Wolf
                                                Skywalk Wolf  5 days back

                                                Can kids wear those dresses 👗?

                                                • Alys Bjorgan
                                                  Alys Bjorgan  6 days back

                                                  She literally said all of my favourite movies in five minutes!!!!!!

                                                  • bebekinz
                                                    bebekinz  6 days back

                                                    id wear the second one

                                                    • Faizah Chowdhury
                                                      Faizah Chowdhury  7 days back

                                                      Her quote ''alrightt"

                                                      • Olivia Litton
                                                        Olivia Litton  7 days back

                                                        Lolita-fied

                                                        • LivvyNoodles
                                                          LivvyNoodles  7 days back

                                                          7:58 CELESTIA LUDENBERG

                                                          • Izzy The Unicorn
                                                            Izzy The Unicorn  7 days back

                                                            Does anyone know how old Rinrin is? Because the only site I could find her on said 124 and that's obviously not true.

                                                            • Grayson Shelley
                                                              Grayson Shelley  7 days back

                                                              Theater kids rule!!!!!![

                                                              • Tyler Miller
                                                                Tyler Miller  1 weeks back

                                                                "I went into a giant curtain of pink and I came out as a giant curtain of pink"


                                                                -Safiya Nygaard, 2019

                                                                • tania mejia
                                                                  tania mejia  1 weeks back

                                                                  Japanese girls are so sweet

                                                                  • Kaley johnson
                                                                    Kaley johnson  1 weeks back

                                                                    you look so cute in the sweet treats lolita outfit!!

                                                                    • BattyButtercup
                                                                      BattyButtercup  1 weeks back

                                                                      the early lolita look gained popularity as a means for young women to avoid sexualization & The Male Gaze. later on, "tight-lacing" in corsetry (corsets & stays, as history nerds are aware, are not SUPPOSED to be laced to skintightness but as a foundation & structural garment) + blouse ruffles got bigger to complement all the petticoats added - leading to the modern hourglass silhouette lolita is known for today. but the movement did not BEGIN with figure-shaping in-mind. one of its spin-offs, the "mori-girl" look, echoes that early "loose" silhouette.

                                                                      youthfulness as "sexy" beauty is even more extremely idealized in east asia than in the west... as the sheer number of highschool uniforms as cosplays at any fandom event can probably attest. so that (and, obvs, the fun of swishing skirts & feeling like a princess) is why lolita became so huge.

                                                                      • Kiki Kiwi
                                                                        Kiki Kiwi  1 weeks back

                                                                        I have a question is there an age limit to lolita like how young/old is too young/old to wear Lolita? etc.

                                                                        • Noobie2k7
                                                                          Noobie2k7  1 weeks back

                                                                          Soon as i read the title i was like "Oh, so she met rinrin then".

                                                                          • misty sellers
                                                                            misty sellers  1 weeks back

                                                                            so saf can be a Lolita Vat

                                                                            • strawberrie
                                                                              strawberrie  1 weeks back

                                                                              i want to do this but i feel like i have to be short :')

                                                                              • Rhoda Flynn
                                                                                Rhoda Flynn  1 weeks back

                                                                                I kinda wish you had picked an outfit that wasn’t so dark, so you could step out of your comfort zone more.

                                                                                • LimeVibez
                                                                                  LimeVibez  1 weeks back

                                                                                  The first outfit with the finger thing reminded me of Celestia Ludenburg

                                                                                  • DivingDragon 9
                                                                                    DivingDragon 9  1 weeks back

                                                                                    I was very happy with the infinity ring

                                                                                    • Something Me
                                                                                      Something Me  1 weeks back

                                                                                      I love the way she says alright!😂

                                                                                      • Candi WithAnI
                                                                                        Candi WithAnI  1 weeks back

                                                                                        I feel like ur an E-girl lol

                                                                                        • Lisbeth the Sylveon
                                                                                          Lisbeth the Sylveon  2 weeks back

                                                                                          "can you breathe?"
                                                                                          "no"
                                                                                          LMAOOOOO

                                                                                          • Dakota Jade
                                                                                            Dakota Jade  2 weeks back

                                                                                            SAFS SMILE AT 29:03 IS LITERALLY THE MOST PRECIOUS THING I HAVE EVER SEEN

                                                                                            • helen perez
                                                                                              helen perez  2 weeks back

                                                                                              i like how she looked with the lolita sweet aesthetic that was my favorite

                                                                                              • Kala Sekiguchi
                                                                                                Kala Sekiguchi  2 weeks back

                                                                                                Safiya fashion= head masks