I have a scandalous confession to make. I like My Little Ponies and I like lolita fashion. I have watched (and will continue to watch) every single episode of Friendship is Magic. I started collecting My Little Ponies from all generations years ago. There, now it’s said. And now you can jugde me all you want, right? Well, no.
Watching Friendship is Magic or collecting Ponies doesn’t make one childish. To me, watching Friendship is Magic is far less childish than making anonymous secrets or comments about someone who likes to watch it. Let’s face it: as lolitas we wear dresses and headbows and jewellery that are completely weird to most of the people out there. Actually collecting Ponies could be considered far less weird by society.
Frankly, I just can’t understand all the hatred towards those (lolitas and non-lolitas) who like Ponies lately. I like lolita and I like Ponies, but these are just two of my many hobbies and to me they have nothing in common – though if I could get my hands on a lolita dress with MLP print on it I would purchase it, wear it and look fabulous while doing so.
Does liking My Little Ponies make me a worse lolita, or a worse human being? With this logic, my other non-lolita hobbies such as painting, writing, drawing and reading books should make me a worse lolita too, right? It just doesn’t work that way. I hope that Pony haters can realize that no matter what your other hobbies are – be they MLP-related, or thai boxing, or football, or anime, or manga, or collecting stamps – you can still like lolita, too, and be amazing at it.
Lolitas get so much negative attention as it is. You all know it; I bet every loli here has been laughed at, pointed at or yelled nasty things at while simply walking down the city streets minding their own business. So why must lolitas start attacking each other as well? We should rather stick together and fight the prejudices, not create more of them.
Let all lolis have all the hobbies they want. Don’t take it so seriously if someone likes something that you don’t. :)
And in the end, have some Ponies and a bunny.