Image of So Pretty / Very Rotten
  • Image of So Pretty / Very Rotten
  • Image of So Pretty / Very Rotten
  • Image of So Pretty / Very Rotten
  • Image of So Pretty / Very Rotten

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

And more...!

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.

LIMITED SHIPPING DISCOUNT TO UNITED STATES: If you place an order by 12/10/2017 you can enjoy reduced shipping as books will ship out from California.

CONVENTION PICK UP: Choose Vietnam as your shipping option for pickup at CALA (Los Angeles, December 9-10 2017). Please send me a note which convention you want to pick up.