September 2014 archive

Kawaii In Manila 2 (Part 1)


After months of planning and daydreaming, Kawaii In Manila 2 was brought to life last September 6 2014. A Convention for all Kawaii stuff and Kawaii loving people of all ages.

I want to thank Kuya Eric (Ate Kaila’s brother / Inverstor for KIM 2/KPH) for making our dreams turn into reality. ♥ #kuyangbayan

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What is Kawaii for me? Kawaii is not just about the cute stuff, it’s about something that once you see it, It makes you happy and for me,Kawaii is a lifetsyle, it is where you can express yourself, where you dont need to think of what others may say. You can grow as a person and make your dreams come true. For me, I’m on my way to achieving my dreams by being living a Kawaii lifestyle. Kawaii is all about happiness , being happy in your own simple ways. Well, I’m not good in saying/explaining things. hahaha. I hope you understand it haha lol.


Anyway, it was a dream come true for the whole team, for me, and It was heart warming that we expected only 500  attendees but it turned out that we had a 1500 attendees that day. So much feels and happiness. We cant contain our emotions for the warm response from everyone.

I was assigned to be the Fashion Show Director for the event, and I also have a collection to show to everyone,I am one of the designers that will showcase Japanese inspired collections :) ( Me so Lucky! <3 ) so mostly I was inside the dressing room / backstage the whole event. I was assigned for the all the Fashion Show Plans and everything / everyone inside the dressing room, It was fun / tiring / happy experience. I met so many people, made friends and admired some. haha. ლ(́◉◞౪◟◉‵ლ)


Here are my babies :) My Dolly Kaye babies <3 My collection was inspired from the playful style of Pastel Kei /Fairy kei Fashion in Japan <3 Accessories are from Whimsicute! ♥

Pastel Kei / Fairy Kei – A more sweet lolita, decora blend, with a hint of 80’s. It uses mostly bright pastel colors (like lavender, baby blue, light pink, mint green, pale yellow, etc.) – (Wikipedia)



Let me introduce to you my pretty models/friends <3 from Left to Right ♥ Say Hi to Ghey, Gene, Oh that’s me haha , My BFF Wynona (My baby unicorn), Geneva and Ate Chay <3

They looked so kawaii and I’m very happy that they liked it! No fittings for us so I was kinda scared that it might not fit them properly, but it did! Yay!♥

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Me and bby Ghey <3


And they called me Mother Kaye <3 haha

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Here’s the description for my collection: :D I called it Pastel Play. haha

” Debuting in a kawaii fashion show is a dream come true for DollyKaye, that’s why each piece in her “Pastel Play” collection has dreams and sparkles weaved in every fluff and ruffle. These playful pastel-kei inspired pieces reflect the designer’s bright and fun outlook towards her dreams and life in general. Let’s play! “

And then my dream of having my collection featured on the runway, came true. ♥





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Me wants to cry now. 。・゚゚・(>д<)・゚゚・。 Tears of happiness. ♥

Here’s a video of our walk :)

(I dont know how to put vidoes in here hahaha so I’m just giving you the links :D mehehe )


Here are my Co-designer’s Collection ♥


Ian Cartalaba of Forestale‘s “Don’t Eat the Candy”  Collection ♥

“Ever wondered why most classic fairytales have forest settings? Because the forest is vast, mysterious and plays with your imagination. 

This collection is called “Don’t Eat The Candy” and it is inspired by the childhood memories of Hansel and Gretel. 
Welcome to our Forest Fairytale.”


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Justine Chantelle of Dorotee Sweetlips‘ “March with the Red Queen” Collection

“Dorotee Sweetlips’ just turned 6 years last month. And to celebrate the years of hardwork and love of frills, Kawaii in Manila proudly presents the debut of her 6th anniversary collection entitled, March with the red queen. “



Barbie Chua of La Princesse Doll‘s “Tea Party” Collection

“A romantic blend of Himegyaru (Princess-style) and a Sweet/Classic Lolita fashion collection that inspired by fairytale princesses, royal historical fashion mainly the Rococo, Victorian styles, Marie Antoinette and French tea parties. Sweet peachy pink hues with delicate vintage florals, layers of lace, frills, ribbons and pearls are the highlights in this collection. Have the sweetest dreams of strawberries and cakes or wander the palace in antiquePrincess Rose Garden Dress or have a tea party in Romantic Rosettes Tulle Dress, or dance all night with the Totally Blushing Ruffled Dress. Dolled up in La Princesse Doll’s, eat cake and feel like a true princess! ~ “


I also directed the Lucy Pop Fashion Show ♥


These girls are also my babies. Everyone was so nice and kawaii! Kamiyama-san (CEO of LucyPop Japan) and Yukie-san (LucyPop representative/designer from Japan) was also really nice and very kind and kawaii too! <3 I was very glad that I had the chance to meet them :)

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And here’s a selfie with Kamiyama-san CEO of LucyPop Japan!♥ He was very nice and kawaii :) Hope to meet you again sir! ♥

Thank You again LucyPop Japan! ♥


I don’t have any photos during the event from our own camera, huhu. Everyone was busy and doing their assigned tasks. I havent able to watch Reese perform, which really breaks my heart, but that’s okay haha. There will always be a next time. :)


Mostly, I took selfies with almost everyone inside the dressing room, haha. I will post it here as soon as I get the photos from my friend’s Ipad. ehem. (Calling my dear friend Jeff to send me the photos noooow. haha )<3


I was so lucky that he already sent me some photos, including my selfie with my long long time crush Jin <3 and the ever so beautiful Ms. Tricia Gosingtian. <3

Here it is. haha I was so excited to post this on my FB so I decorated it with lots of love haha :) *blush


hehehehe. Me blushes everytime I see this haha :D

I will post the the Part 2 of my Kawaii In Manila 2 experience soon! <3

Still waiting for my photos from my friend Jeff! T^T

Till next time guys!! <3


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Photos are grabbed from Photographers present in the event:

Nikko Cruz


Cgtarte Photography

Justine De Jesus

Jionor Verona

Otaku Asia

Owdie Summers

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