Wa Lolita is a mixture of Lolita and Japanese traditional clothing, while Qi Lolita is a mixture of Lolita and traditional Chinese clothing.
Wa Loita often features a traditional Kimono look or with Japanese characteristic prints.
Clothing such as Qipao and Cheongsam dress is very popular in Qi Lolita. And it often has special Chinese themed prints (like Chinese Palace Lanterns, fans, butterflies, etc.) and details (like mandarin collars, Chinese frog, etc.).