Hi everyone! I finally found time to sit down and write about my #KawaiiInManila2 experience. The reason why I took so long was because I didn't have any photos to show! I got so busy taking streetsnaps (and talking to friends and blog readers in between) that I completely forgot to take photos of the event itself! (Luckily some of my photographer friends were able to take photos, so I asked for some for my blog, haha. Thanks again!!) But better late than never, right? More under the cut!
They insisted that we take photos under the sakura tree, haha! Thank you to kuya Eric for the full-body photo!!
(I actually didn't bother telling him because I didn't know he'd be interested ;; I'm so sorry oTL)
Savy, Ashley, Natsu, Janine,
Guen, Celina, Miaow, Cyril, Jess,
Razel, Barbie, Jin, Naomi,
Kaila, AnneKate, Reese!
There should be a lot more but I kept forgetting to take photos!! ; A ;
I will forever admire you for your infectious positive energy. I'll continue to support you all the way! ♥
Ahhh, there's so much more that I wanted to share but I just can't find the right words! I had so much fun that day. I haven't had that much fun in a convention in a long, long time. Even though more than a week's already passed since the big event, we're all still feeling the effect of the kawaii virus! So amazing. I remember the first email I sent Kawaii Philippines team.. I talked about wanting to "join forces" with them in pursuing their "kawaii goal" which is to spread the word of "kawaii" to everyone in the Philippines and the world. Kawaii is not only about being cute -- it's a state of mind. Kawaii is all about friendship and positivity and happiness. This is something I've strongly believed in from the start, and I was so happy to find people who believed in it as much as I did. And it made me so, so happy that the Kawaii PH team was able to bring together people who believed in it as much as we all did.. I can't find the words to describe this feeling. I'm just so happy! So happy that we were able to reach so many people with this event. Kawaii in Manila 2 has inspired me so much.. it made me want to push myself more, to do even more for the kawaii community. I promise to work harder from here on! (•̀ᴗ•́)و ̑̑
To my dear, dear blog readers who I met for the very first time at Kawaii in Manila 2.. thank you for coming! Even though it didn't look like it (I am extremely awkward around people I've only met for the first time, I apologize), I was very happy to see you all! Even if it was just a few seconds or minutes, I was glad to have talked to you! Thank you for your love and support~! ♥ To the girls who came up to me to tell me that I was the one who inspired them to try mori kei, you are all amazing! I always, always feel bad for the people who found inspiration to try mori kei from my blog.. mostly because I've always felt like I introduced this wonderful style to everyone, only to abandon it in the end. It makes me so, so happy that you all still consider me as your senpai. So many mori girls approached me at Kawaii in Manila 2 that I wanted to cry. Thank you. Mori girls (and boys) will always have a special place in my heart ♥ To Kaila, kuya Eric, and the whole Kawaii PH Dream Team.. otsukaresama! Thank you for making all of this possible! Thank you for believing in me and letting me join you in chasing after your "crazy dreams". Even though Kawaii in Manila 2 ended, I know you're all still hard at work coming up with more and more ways to achieve our kawaii goals. Please know that I will continue to support you all the way! ♥ Lastly, to all the friends we made during Kawaii in Manila 2.. thank you for being part of this amazing event! You have all my gratitude and love! Let's continue to chase our dreams and spread the kawaii energy! Friendship and positivity and happiness! ♥ ♥ ♥