Hi, I'm Gabi!
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I’m Gabriella Marie; A 22-year-old office worker in the day who happens to be a j-fashion enthusiast off the clock! I’m a Sagittarius, I was born in the year of the rabbit, and I believe I’m an INFJ. Though I’ve been in and out of blogging in the past, I just started this version of Dear Gabriella Marie in November of 2021 and am so excited to be here!
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An Introduction...


Well hello there! 

Thanks for stopping by my blog. My name is Gabi, and I'm a 21-year-old currently residing in the Great Lakes state, Michigan! I work a day job in an office,  but my real passion is Japanese street fashion. I've been in love with lolita fashion since I was 12 years old, after spotting Baby The Stars Shine Bright's Scent of Rapunzel JSK II online. 

In that time, I didn't have the resources or means to be able to wear the fashion like I had always dreamed of, so I pushed those thoughts away for years, coming back to it now and again but never for long - up until just about a year ago! I am now proud to call myself a lolita, and I couldn't be happier about it. I have an amazing group of friends and family (and a wonderful boyfriend) who all support my unconventional tastes, which is something at 12 years old I thought I'd never have. 

As a plus sized lolita, size inclusivity and resources for those of us who don't typically fit standard sized items is really important to me as well. My hope with this blog is that I can inspire other people who have been interested in the fashion for a while to get involved as well!

Hopefully, my little corner of the internet can show other people that it's never too late to follow a dream. Everyone can make lolita fashion work for them, regardless of their size, lack of confidence, or how much time they spent on the sidelines waiting to be invited in.