Gothic Lolita refers to a sub-culture fashion popular in Japan and Europe. There is a arguable amount of divisions within it, but it is essential the Victorian era, Gothic style, Punk and classic Japanese clothing combined-and not available in America :( It is very influential art form set off by the music industry.
Takaya Miou, a college drop-out borders the line of indie and commercial art. Her art surrounds the fashion of Gothic Lolita. She combines modern look with ancient folk-lore story telling. Her subject matter and image rendering always express the black and white poles, and never truly a gray zone. She morphs the delicate lines and figures with the stark, violent, unexpected.