Lolita Level Up!

Ever met another lolita who seems to know it all? Fabulous hair, mincing steps, and some sort of savoir-faire that you’re missing? Ever wanted to know how to ‘level up’? You’re not the only one. How do you jump from ita to lolita extraordinare? Well, you use this handy level-counter of course!

Each criteria is a level. Add up your total and then put yourself into a category. Repost this to your own blog, website, or journal, bolding the ones that apply to you, and then show your score/level at the bottom. The only rule is that you must add one lolita ‘level’ to the list!

*please note that this post is tagged as humor. satire only, dolls!


You’ve been to egl.
You’ve posted on egl, without an onslaught of ‘USE THE MEMORIES’ and likewise.
You’ve bought a lolita mook.
You’ve picked a favorite brand.
You’ve ordered your first item.
You’ve worn a full outfit.
You’ve worn a full outfit out in public.
You’ve worn a full outfit and posted photos of it on the Internet.
You know what JSK, OP, and cutsew all mean.
You’ve bought your first brand piece.
You know your measurements.
You know you shoe size – in American, European, and Japanese.
You know who Mr. Yan is.
You know who Mana is. (+1 points if you know his band. +2 points if you know his brand. +3 points if you know why he’s featured in every GLB. +4 if you have a shrine to him in your closet.)
You know who Maki and Asuka are. (+2 if you’ve met Maki and Asuka).
You’ve watched Kamikaze Girls. (+1 if you know the real name of this movie. +2 if you know who wrote the book this was based on. +3 if you’ve also read the manga or novel. +4 if you love the author despite his criminal record).
You own a wig. (+1 if you own more than 2.)
You own a pair of falls.
You can identify lace on the spot.
You can identify an item’s brand on the spot.
You can identify the year a dress was made by a specific brand on the spot.
You can name several different dresses or prints.
You answer stock photo requests.
You mod a lolita community.
You decorate your nails. (+1 if you wear fake nails. +2 if you make fake nails.)
You own a pair of a rocking horse shoes. (+1 if you know their abbreviation.)
You’ve made your own rose corsage.
You’ve made anything out of your brand dress’s waist ties.
You’ve made anything out of a matching eco tote. (+3 if you were the first one to do it, you think).
You know how to apply false eyelashes.
You know how to pronounce shirring.
You know how to pronounce Moi-meme-moitie, or Metamorphose tempes de fille.
You know a reliable shopping service.
You bid on Yahoo!Japan or Mbok.
You’ve been to a meetup.
You’ve planned a meetup.
You’ve planned a meetup with catering or more than 20 attendees.
You’ve met up with lolitas while on vacation to foreign or faraway locales.
You’ve seen a lolita fashion show.
You’ve seen a brand fashion show.
You’ve modeled in a lolita fashion show.
You’ve modeled in a brand lolita fashion show.
You wear bloomers.
You know how to make bloomers.
You tell other people to wear bloomers.
You draw lolita art, write a lolita blog, or provide the community with some sort of creative services.
You’ve taken purikura in lolita.
You’ve decorated your room/house/apartment in lolita style.
You’ve listened to lolita music.
You’ve learned kana.
You’ve learned enough Japanese to read a magazine.
You wear or own circle lenses.
You’ve been called a princess by a young child.
You’ve dressed up a friend.
You’ve convert a friend.
You’ve been in media (television, newspaper, magazine). (+2 points if it’s Japanese media.)
You’ve learned a handicraft, like jewelry making, embroidery, or sewing.
You’ve become a lolita mentor.
You’ve attended lolita events at an anime or multi-genre convention.
You’ve organized or presented lolita events at a convention.
You’ve visited a brand shop.
Trip to Japan!
You’ve dressed up and gone out alone.
You’re prepared for inclement or colder weather in lolita (coat, parasol, boots, gloves, other climate-specific items.)
You’ve learned face contouring.
You’ve made a lolita valentine.
You’ve got a lolita pen pal or online lolita friends.
You have local lolita friends.
You know how to modify clothes that don’t fit you.
You know how to dress for your body type.
You’ve been in a street snap.
You’ve been to multiple world locations of the same brand store (BABY Paris, BABY Tokyo, BABY San Francisco, etc.)
You’ve created a makeup/hair/sewing tutorial.
You’ve sold hand-created lolita goods.
You have your own lolita fashion line.
You’ve gotten a lolita haircut, style, or color.
You’ve mixed other street fashions with lolita.
You’ve thrown a lolita party/had a lolita wedding.
You’ve dressed your child/small children in lolita or kodona style.
You’ve successfully cross-dressed in lolita style at least once (boystyle for girls and girls’ clothing for guys).
You’ve lolified or made sure all the contents of your purse are cute (wallet, lipgloss, keyring, etc.)
You have a lolita pet (small dogs, cats, rabbits, exotic birds, fancy fish) or have dressed/accessorized your pet (bows or pet clothes).
You’ve dressed your significant other or dated someone who dresses in J-fashion/alternative fashion.
You’ve read Alice in Wonderland. (+1 if you’ve seen the animated movie or other variations, +2 if you’ve seen more than one variation, +3 if you own more than one variation)
You’ve dressed as Alice or another Wonderland character in lolita style, or own Alice themed items.
You’ve made something from a Japanese pattern.
You’ve found, bought, or made lolita underwear (bras and panties).
You wear lolita daily, or have gone 7 days straight wearing only lolita.
You have lolita calling cards or business cards.
You play a lolita instrument (i.e., piano, violin, harp, French horn… well any instrument really.)
You can translate yen to your country’s currency in your head. (+1 if you can convert other currencies you shop with as well. +2 if you read the news to know how the yen is doing.)
You’ve sold lolita clothing online (secondhand, egl_comm_sales).
Your article or entry has been put into the egl memories.
You take photos of your outfits/daily outfit photos.
You’ve posted to daily_lolita.
You own a petticoat. (+1 if you own more than one. +2 if you wear three or more at a time).
You’ve bought a lucky pack.
You keep a style diary or look-book.
You can put together an outfit made entirely from offbrand.
You’ve bought offbrand or non-Japanese brand.

Adorable Admirer (lvls 1 – 20) You’ve started studying or liking lolita but haven’t taken that leap of faith yet. Good luck!

Resplendant Rufflebutt (lvls 21 – 40) At home within the land of the rufflebutts and spilling frills from every edge.

Victorian Maiden (lvls 41 – 60) A classy lolita of taste and experience, who knows her way around the lolita social set.

Starry Celebrity (lvls 61 – 80) On page six of the lolita world, you’ve risen to the ring of the upper crust.

Pretty Princess (lvls 81 – 100) Lolita royalty, truly versed in the ways of the lacey ones, the lolita princesses have achieved a special level of enlightenment.

Ultimate Lolita (Boss Fight!) (lvls 100+) Wow, you’ve gotten over 100 levels? You’re the ultimate lolita with unlimited hitpoints. That’s actually a little scary…

I’m a level 96 Pretty Princess… wow. Excuse me, I think I need to get some fresh air…

and maybe some other hobbies…

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  • Naka

    yay i'm Resplendant Rufflebutt

    tehe can drums be consdiered a lolita instrument :p

    love this post its so cute and fun ^^

  • lolitahime

    I'm a Starry Celebrity yay XD I love this, so much fun! ^^

  • Lessie

    omg so much funXDDD im a 92 WEIRD XDDD
    i did it on my blog/lj thank you it was so awesome

  • Hollie May

    Hey sweetie, i'd like to interview you for my blog-could you email me at

    thanks babe!

  • AngelShinigami

    73 o.o wow…I didn't think I was that advanced. ^_^ I am so proud of myself. And it only took three years of no money! lol.

  • duplica-chan

    I've 92! yay

  • Mademoiselle Parapluie

    Ultimate lolita. This was a bit suprising to tell the truth..

  • Yakaii

    68 – Starry Celebrity =D

    I have to make a Mana shrine. xD

  • candiesandlaces (Valentine)

    I'm a 101. That's just creepy.

  • aprilstarchild

    I didn't bother to count, since I'm on the lower end of the scale, but the list is hilarious! I wouldn't want to get every single one, but I do have goals…

  • Alice

    This was silly and a lot of fun. Very cute. n_n

  • Psu

    I'm a Starry Celebrity… omg, now I'll wanna try get a higher score! It's hard!
    How funny! ♥

  • Darkmaid

    Im 81!! Pretty Princess!! xDDD

  • Bluie

    This was fun, it's weird that I got 64 thou. I feel like such an ita too.

  • childdoll

    Level 34 Resplendant Rufflebutt. Hehehe, I love the term rufflebutt! <3

  • Georgie

    Adorable Admirer.. hehe

  • love-rev-21

    This made me laugh! I loved it~ (I was smack dab in the middle with 52).

    The only one the confused me was this one: "You can identify lace on the spot."

    What, like, "Yep, that's definitely lace, alright?" Or did you mean being able to tell good lace from bad, or IW lace from Baby lace?

  • Mary

    lvl 41 Victorian Maiden, lol.

  • Victoria Suzanne

    @love-rev-21: Different types of lace have different names, linke cluny, Viennese, raschel, etc :)

  • Konan.

    ^___^ funny post.

    Just wondering, what can you tell me about Lolita and piercings? Acceptable in any Lolita styles? (:

  • Bunnymonster

    I'm level "Starry Celebrity"

    And yes I used this quiz as a to-do list now o_o lulz.

  • Seamstress

    Learning how to identify lace is now on my to-do list :D

    I'm a level 54 Victorian Maiden :)

    I added:
    "You know the rules and when to break them."
    to the level list :)

  • Seamstress

    Ooo I know another good level that should be on there:

    "You own a poupee girl account."

  • mameka

    I took this again, and I am glad to say I have upgraded from Rufflebut tooo
    Victorian Maiden! Yaaa~!
    (so happy^^)

  • Maria

    Pretty Princess
    82 yay~☻ this was fun XD

  • Melanie

    I'm a Victorian Maiden, I got 44
    Really peculiar, as I don't even consider myself a lolita, I never dressed in lolita clothing at all x]

  • clefdemoname

    I'm a level 103

  • nagase_kaneko

    34… Im actually kind of dissapointed

  • Fairy-loli maniaQ

    Im a pretty princess! Yay!
    Even though this was a humor post, i have a copy of it on my wall with a checkmark next to every level i’ve completed.. I think it’s fun, almost like a game of some sort ^_^