August 27 is National Heroes' Day in the Philippines. Taking advantage of the holiday, we had a mini-meet at There's Something about Sunday, on a Monday!
For the month of August, we held a mori-themed meet at Little Flour in BGC to welcome Therese, from Australia! July and August are the height of the rainy season, and we'd just been through a couple of typhoons, but a surprising number of people braved the weather to go to the meet!
With the efforts of the japanese culture community and Kimono PH, traditional clothing is now becoming easier to find. More people in the lolita community are collecting kimono pieces, so early in July we wore Wa to watch Re:Life!
The style we refer to as old-school today, had its peak during the early-to-mid 2000's. The look wasn't as refined or elaborate as the current day lolita style, but it had an air of whimsy and nostalgia. Mayi and her sister Xandy organized the shoot to recreate the feel of old-school snaps. Xandy shot her… Continue reading Comm meet: Old School at Alice Tea Salon
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