Wa, the dread beast of lolita. This is a relatively new substyle so there is ample room for experimentation. This post will briefly cover each approach to the style, listing known brands/sources and some pros and cons.
Lolita goes through cycles over time; the big three styles (Gothic, Classic, and Sweet) all had their eras of peak popularity. Fans of old-school treasure their pieces from the early 2000's. But every fashion has its trends, and lolita is no exception to that. Trend you really Loved Art-lolita is a term that appeared in… Continue reading Lolita Blog Carnival : Name 1 Trend You Really Love(d) & 1 You Don’t Really Care For
The Natural History Museum opened to great public fanfare on May 18, International Museum Day. Three of the five floors are open to the public, as of this post. Despite this, it took Instagram by storm (8,000+ pictures and rapidly growing) and boasts blockbuster queues every single day. What was it like? Keep reading! If… Continue reading The National Museum of Natural History
Last Sunday, we went to the Ayala Museum for International Museum Day (May 20). The museum features modern works - after some general waffling we settled on a general theme of 'art'. Even so I was stumped, until I had the epiphany that punk is part of the modern artistic movement. If the ordinary person… Continue reading Comm meet: International Museum Day and Erwin Wurm
I think almost every country has a Little Tokyo. In the Philippines, one such place is in Makati. Kat suggested that we have dinner at a popular restaurant called Kikufuji, and everyone jumped at the chance to do a Wa themed meet! Since it was a hot day then (34°C) most of us opted for… Continue reading Comm meet: Little Tokyo
Tales of the wandering g1122 (an old Bodyline floral) and some personal thoughts on dressing up.
Yesterday, I watched IW in IW. For those who are scratching their heads at that statement, it's an in-joke that started with this image from Japhers on Facebook: For the uninitiated, IW = Infinity War. But it also stands for Innocent World, one of the major Japanese lolita brands. Coordinate breakdown JSK - Innocent World… Continue reading Thana Lilvia
This Monday, we took advantage of the holiday to have lunch and visit several spots in Pasay. The area known as Entertainment City features huge, lavish integrated resorts. Normally it's a 2 or 3-hour slog on EDSA, but long weekends are amazing: we got there in a little over an hour. To skip ahead to… Continue reading Exploring the Okada