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How Kawaii are You?

Updated on April 17, 2017

What is Kawaii?

You may be wondering what on earth kawaii is, right? Well, kawaii is an adjective in Japanese meaning; pretty, cute; lovely, charming, dear, darling, pet. It's stem is two kanji meaning "can love". It is commonly used by anime and manga fans.

Kawaii Fashion

Kawaii fashion is quite unique since it invokes a cute attitude, lively and colorful style. Here are some of my personal favorite kawaii clothing collection:

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All About Kawaii!

And it's not just about fashion, kawaii culture is also making its progress in the world of arts, food and lifestyle.

Coffee Kawaii!

Too Cute to Eat?

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How to Make a Kawaii Design?

Here's a tip on how to create Cute Kawaii Art:

  1. Simplicity Is Key: Use the least amount of details necessary to get your design across.
  2. Color Palettes to Keep Things Cute: Rainbows, brights, and pastels are all perfect for kawaii style.
  3. Soft Gradients and Flat Colors: Flat colors are simple, and soft gradients don’t create heavy light sources to overwhelm the design.
  4. Rounded Shapes and Corners: Rounded corners are friendly, soft, and huggable.
  5. Put a Face on it! Faces mean for a friendly, cute design.
  6. Get Emotional: Get expressive with your cute faces on your cute objects.
  7. Food, Glorious Food! A perfect and quite common subject for kawaii art.
  8. Big Heads, Little Bodies: Focus on heads and faces for kawaii character design.
  9. Animals Are Automatically Adorable: Especially baby animals.
  10. Nearly Anything Can Be Kawaii: Look around your desk or home; everything can be transformed into cuteness!

Kawaii Lingerie!

Here's a cute cat keyhole bra for you!

Kawaii: Cool or Not?

So, what do you think about kawaii fashion and art?

Rate Kawaii!

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