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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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Showing posts from 2022

10 Ideas For The (Aspiring) Lifestyle Lolita

Hello there!  I have an odd relationship with the concept of "lifestyle lolitas". One hand, it's always been a dream of mine - to be able to wear the fashion I love every day and have little reminders of my love for it scattered throughout my daily life. It's such a fantastical and romantic idea to h…

Bibliotheca October 2022

Theme: Magic  I wanted to take a really light-hearted approach to this month's theme as I ease back into blogging, so the first thing that came to my mind was... magical girls! This iconic theme in media is one that I hold near and dear to my heart. While I'm sure I wouldn't have to explain much in terms o…

MeLikesTea Rose Petticoat Review

Hi friends! I hope you are all doing well and enjoying this beautiful fall weather.  I've got a post that I've really been looking forward to writing coming out today, and that is this MeLikesTea Review/Unboxing! I unfortunately misplaced my Aurora & Ariel petticoat recently, and after tearing up the who…

Michigan EGL Society's Sweet 16 Anniversary Tea

Photo: Mary Anastasia Photography Hello all! Long time, no post!  If I'm being honest, I could write a whole post alone based off of my lack of online presence recently. However, I'm choosing to keep things a bit more relevant to the theme of this blog by posting about my amazing community's most recent …

Summer International Lolita Day 2022

Hi all! I just wanted to make a quick post going over the meet my comm recently had for Summer ILD 2022.  For those who may be uninitiated, International Lolita Day happens twice a year - once during the summer and once during the winter - to celebrate Lolita Fashion and those who wear and love it!  The great thing ab…

Notion for Lolita Fashion

Hi everyone! Today I have a post that I hope some of you might find helpful; a guide on using Notion to organize your lolita fashion collection.  Notion is a popular application (for both phones and web use) that provides someone with a personalized space to use for whatever they wish; it is popularly used for studyi…

A Closer Look: Miss Danger's Royal Heart JSK

Hey all! I have a super simple post this week, just of a few photos of one of my latest lolita fashion arrivals - Miss Danger's beautiful Royal Heart JSK in Red. I'll give a few of my thoughts on this JSK as well, but as I'm sure you will be able to tell by the photos, I'm absolutely in love with it! …

BB&B Deco Review

Hey friends! I apologize for my lack of usual content on Instagram recently; I did, unfortunately, catch COVID and while I'm recovering smoothly I haven't wanted to get any germs on my dresses so I haven't dressed up as much as I would like recently! Regardless, I hope you're all having a great second …