Over the past few years, our comm has been growing at a steady pace. Though we’ve had large turnouts at our yearly anniversary celebrations (such as Lace Up! 2018) due to conflicting schedules, ILD parties are usually sit-down affairs with a light meal and casual chatter. Not this time!
How time flies! It's already been a year since we celebrated LM vol. II at Le Petit Souffle [link] and here we are with volume 3. The photobook itself was first distributed at Lace Up! 2018, but for those of us who weren't able to go, Den and Ayu organized a party at There's Something… Continue reading Lolita Memoíres vol. III release party
Conventions have been holiday staples in the local scene, but I stopped going to them after I started wearing lolita full-time. This is partly because I decided to keep my hobbies separate, so when I get the inevitable 'do you cosplay?' question, I could truthfully say that I did not.
Not all our meets revolve around food! On September 1, lauded historian Ambeth Ocampo hosted 'History Comes Alive!: Villains in Philippine History', continuing his popular series of public lectures at the Ayala Museum.
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!