So Pretty / Very Rotten
by Jane Mai and An Nguyen w/ guest essay + interview from Novala Takemoto
Color cover with B&W insides, 304 pages, B6 size, offset printing
Published by Koyama Press
A tome on Lolita fashion featuring various short essays and comic stories by the authors. Exploration of the fashion from perspective of Japan and North America.
A brief description of the contents:
7 short comics plus various illustrations
Essays on Japanese magazines, Visual-kei and Lolita fashion, Japanese cultural concepts on girlhood and maidenhood, a cross-cultural comparison of Lolitas in Japan and North America
Plus a personal essay by Jane Mai on her relationship to Lolita fashion and a short essay by Novala Takamoto and an interview
SHIPPING OPTIONS: This is a very thick and heavy book so shipping overseas is costly. It costs $19US to ship outside North America by airmail (1-2 weeks). If you live in an area with a reliable postal service you may choose Reunion as your shipping option at checkout for surface mail (1-2 months) for $10US shipping.
CONVENTION PICK UP: No convention pick up for this item at CAKE (June 9-10), please purchase a copy at the Koyama Press table. Jane and I will be signing books throughout the weekend!