So Pretty / Very Rotten: Comics And Essays On Lolita Fashion And Cute Culture

byJane Mai, An NguyenContribution byNovala Takemoto

May 26, 2017|
So Pretty / Very Rotten: Comics And Essays On Lolita Fashion And Cute Culture by Jane Mai
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In a series of essays and comics that are at once academic and intimate, cartoonists Jane Mai and An Nguyen delve into Lolita subculture and their relationship with it. Empowering and beautiful, but also inescapably linked to consumerism, the Rococo-inspired fashion is indulgent and sublime, pretty and rotten. An Nguyen is a cartoonist and illustrator based in Ottawa, ON best known for her romantic comic series Open Spaces and Closed Places . Jane Mai is a freelance illustrator and comic artist from Brooklyn, NY. Novala Takemoto is a Japanese author, fashion designer and prominent promoter of the Lolita lifestyle.
Mai and Nguyen's work is an invaluable resource for whoever wants to get acquainted with a culture that, underneath its frilly garments, is a paradoxical form of empowerment and self-assertion." - Angelica Frey, Hyperallergic "Beyond fans, [ So Pretty / Very Rotten ] offers a general reader an introduction to a consumer s...
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Title:So Pretty / Very Rotten: Comics And Essays On Lolita Fashion And Cute CultureFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:304 pages, 7 X 5 X 0 inShipping dimensions:304 pages, 7 X 5 X 0 inPublished:May 26, 2017Publisher:Koyama PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1927668433

ISBN - 13:9781927668436

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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