Ganguro is going West!

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In ganguro fashion, a deep tan is combined with hair dyed in shades of orange to blonde, or a silver grey known as “high bleached”. Black ink is used as eye-liner and white concealer is used as lipstick and eyeshadow. False eyelashes, plastic facial gems, and pearl powder are often added to this. Platform shoes and brightly-coloured outfits complete the ganguro look. Also typical of ganguro fashion are tie-dyed sarongs, miniskirts, stickers on the face, and lots of bracelets, rings, and necklaces.Yamanba and manba are terms often used to describe extreme practitioners of ganguro fashion.Ganguro is going West!

4 Responses

  1. aurel says:

    EW. It looks even worse on white people.

  2. Lyme says:

    Welcome to being relevant… if we hop in a time machine back to 2005.

  3. Ann says:

    Japanese gals know what they’re doing, looking awesome and wild, stylish, but white people just look terrible. Absolutely horrible. I wouldn’t call them gyarus AT ALL.

  4. Omfg it was already awful enough in Japan, why???? XD

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