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
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
This 2018 my comm started a series of activities to raise funds for our big anniversary meet in October. For January, we had a photoshoot meet themed around fairy tales. There were three photographers and nine participants, with Monique and Justine in charge of organization and B-roll photos. Photo by @l.o.photography For the shoot I… Continue reading Comm meet: Antique Fairy Tales