Wednesday, June 23, 2010


Many would not list Kodona as Lolita, it lacks many elements to establish itself within the fashion. The silhouette which makes any style immediately recognizable as Lolita is missing and the above all ultra feminine quality is also absent. So why is it that it is mentioned at all?
It can be argued that Kodona is not Lolita, it can also be said that it is, because of the following premises: It features the frills and lace, that many sub-styles do; It attempts to recreate the doll look that many of the other sub-styles do; Finally many brands, that cater to Lolita also cater to Kodona.

So what is Kodona? It is the masculine equivalent of Lolita. Using many elements that can be seen in gothic, sweet, or classical styles of Lolita but instead of working in the classic cupcake skirt silhouette they turn to pants or breeches to complete the look.

Brands that cater to Kodona:
  • Alice and the Pirates
  • Innocent World
  • Metamorphoses temp de fille
  • Black Peace Now
  • Putumayo
  • Union Jack

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