Lolita fashion is really very popular all over the world now. The Lolita look began primarily as one of modesty with a focus on quality in both material and manufacture of garments. The original silhouette is of a knee length skirt or dress with a ‘cupcake’ shape assisted by petticoats. Whenever referring Lolita dress, the first image you may think may be the pink and cute style of dress. However it has changed a lot nowadays. Although Lolita style is based on Victorian-era clothing as well as costumes from the Rococo period, the style has expanded greatly beyond these two. It has expanded into various types of garments including corsets and floor lengths skirts. Blouses, knee high socks or stockings and headdresses are also worn. Lolita fashion has evolved into several different sub styles. Gothic Lolita is just one of them.
Gothic Lolita is a combination of Gothic and Lolita style. It is the most recognizable in the west out. This style originated in the late 1990s in Harajuku. Gothic Lolita fashion is characterized by darker make-up and clothing. Red lipstick and smokey or neatly defined eyes, created using black eyeliner, are typical styles. Clothing is usually black, white, but may also include a black and dark blue or black and red. Dark green will be used, but not universal. Impact from the Gothic style, Gothic Lolita has become the most popular Lolita style.